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New Add to MY Yahoo! feature on Yahoo Search

Anyone see this or use this yet?

   

Tim

8:22 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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We have a new feature we released yesterday which hasnt been picked up on very much yet. It allows users to search for RSS feeds within the results. For example you could search for this forum on Yahoo search and add the webmasterworld rss feed to My Yahoo or another RSS reader. What do people think of this new search feature? This can be done via a new file type restrict on the advanced search or within the main results pages. Any feedback on this?
Tim
8:43 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I went to Yahoo search and couldn't find it. Do I have to be logged into anything to see this?
8:45 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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'pretty cool'

[webmasterworld.com...]

9:03 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Weird. I don't see it.
9:10 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Ok, I found it in Advanced Preferences... Cool. It gets added into the My Yahoo Dashboard. Hmmm... This is useful.
9:20 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Another comment from this morning here Tim, msg#50:

[webmasterworld.com...]

9:21 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I don't see "add to my yahoo" there -- I'd like to add some rss feeds to my yahoo front page. Is it possible? For an arbitrary feed?
9:44 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Great new feature Tim! :)

Tim

9:49 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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You go to this url [add.my.yahoo.com...] and you can add any RSS, RDF or ATOM feed to My Yahoo! manually
10:08 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Tim ... do you have these feeds available for our websites via a "powered by Yahoo"
10:48 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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that's almost enough to make me go back to myYahoo from MyWay.

Do they still have pop-up ads, animated ads across the browser window, and ads that make noise?

11:15 pm on Feb 18, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Tim -- thank you, that's the feature I've been waiting for for quite some time.
1:39 am on Mar 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

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What a fantastic feature! I've already added a few news sources, it's a great way to log into 1 place and get a variety of info from different sources.

I guess this is one of Yahoo's advantages over Google - by being a portal they can add these types of features. The idea seems similar to Google Alerts.

2:48 pm on Mar 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

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I just added my rss feeds. It went smoothly.

In my case, the files render as .rdf files. On the submission page it might be helpful to explain that .rdf files will work as well as .rss files.

Tim

3:05 pm on Mar 1, 2004 (gmt 0)

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We support rdf, rss (several) and atom formats. I will send the feedback over to the My Yahoo team.
Thanks