Cancel
Advanced Search
KEYWORDS
CATEGORY
AUTHOR
MONTH

Please click here to take a brief survey

RSS Feed Update
Jamais Cascio, 3 Sep 04

Just a quick note (and apology) about WorldChanging's RSS feeds. Today, I modified the RSS 1.0 "headline and excerpt" feed to display the author's name at the beginning of the entry. That was quick and painless. I also modified the RSS 2.0 "full article" feed to display the author name, posting time, and category, including a link to the category archives. That was less quick and painless, and resulted in the RSS listing being reset as having new material several times over the course of the day. I now have it working and displaying the way I want it to, so any "modified material" updates from here on out should be the real thing.

(A description of what RSS is, as well as some useful links, can be found here.)

Bookmark and Share


Comments

Thanks for those tweaks. A recommendation (I'm friends with these guys, but otherwise have nothing to do with the business): if you find yourself tweaking feeds, you might get some benefit from the tools offered by the good folks at www.feedburner.com.


Posted by: Marc on 4 Sep 04

Thanks, Marc! I'll check it out.

BTW, for those of you who don't use RSS, but are curious about what I've changed, I added a line at the end of each entry showing:

(Posted by Author Name in Category at Time.)

I also changed the feed so that the entire posting gets sent, including any "extended entry".


Posted by: Jamais Cascio on 4 Sep 04



EMAIL THIS ENTRY TO:

YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS:


MESSAGE (optional):


Search Worldchanging

Worldchanging Newsletter Get good news for a change —
Click here to sign up!


Worldchanging2.0


Website Design by Eben Design | Logo Design by Egg Hosting | Hosted by Amazon AWS | Problems with the site? Send email to tech /at/ worldchanging.com
©2012
Architecture for Humanity - all rights reserved except where otherwise indicated.

Find_us_on_facebook_badge.gif twitter-logo.jpg