RSS feed

RSS feed 2.8

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Compatible XF 2.x versions: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2

Adds RSS feed widget.

Easily show RSS feeds from other web sites or your own forum.

(Example of RSS feed widget)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


Options page:

Go to the options page and enter the Title and URL.

User group permissions:

Normally you set the following two user groups to Yes.

Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Widget setup:

To add a RSS feed widget in the sidebar do the following:

Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
Add widget
Select RSS feed and Add widget
Widget key = rss_feed
Title = leave blank
Display in positions = Forum list: Sidebar

Database table:

This add-on creates a table called xf_andy_rss_feed in your database.

Questions and Answers:

Q: I updated the Options page but my changes don't show in the widget.
A: The widget is update by Cron Entries every 10 minutes.

Q: Why are images in feed descriptions removed?
A: If Limit description in the options page is set to a value greater than 0, all HTML tags are removed in order to allow truncating the description safely.

Q: Can I add more than one RSS feed source?
A: No. This add-on will only support one RSS feed widget.
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    RSS feed v2.8 changes: Now supports showing full feed descriptions.
  2. See description

    RSS feed v2.7 changes: Fixed issue with description being too long to database table field.
  3. See description

    RSS feed v2.6 changes: Improved ability to read RSS feeds. Added user_agent information.

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Thanks for you help with that Andy! Excellent add-on!
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