|RSS is not opening properly|
rss feed opens in XML editor, not as a feed in browser.
| 7:28 pm on Oct 14, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Strange problem. Our RSS feed which is here
doesn't open for me as all other RSS feeds do - instead, the browser asks me how I want to download the file. It was initially called rss.xml, I found that by changing it to .rss it might work better, but it doesn't. the mime type is set correctly, so I'm not sure why it doesn't work.
When I add the link as a feed in e.g. google reader, it works fine. but my browser does not ask me what I want to do with the feed, as it does with other RSS feeds. instead, it tries to download the xml file. If anyone can help point out what I'm doing wrong, I'd appreciate it.
[edited by: bill at 1:22 am (utc) on Oct. 15, 2008]
[edit reason] No links to example feeds, thanks. [/edit]
| 2:00 am on Oct 16, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Welcome to WebmasterWorld JeffreyMartin.
What browser is giving you an issue? Have you tried it in other browsers? Have you tried it on other PCs?
Generally RSS feeds aren't meant to be viewed in browsers, though most major browsers will now display them.
This really does sound like a MIME-type issue. It might not be the browser, but the OS. Are you certain another software isn't conflicting?
| 6:58 am on Oct 16, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I posted a link to the rss feed, but it got removed. isn't this discussion pointless without actually looking at the link i'm talking about? :-(
| 8:59 am on Oct 16, 2008 (gmt 0)|
See your Sticky Mail.
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