- NancyLombardo, 10 Jul 2008

Produce an RSS feed as a text file

1) Create XML document using correct RSS code. (Simple text document with .xml extension.) See RSS 2.0 Specification at: http://feedvalidator.org/docs/rss2.html

Required RSS Code Elements:

Control Statements: Define the file as and XML/RSS file.

RSS-Control.jpg

Channel and Feed Definition Statements: Define the overall feed, or channel.

RSS-Channel.jpg

Item Statements: Define the individual entries, or posts, to the feed:

RSS-Item.jpg

Example of very basic RSS feed code:

RSS_Sample.jpg

2) Save file in plain text format with .XML extension.

3) Put file on your Web server.

4) Test your RSS code using RSS Validator

  • Enter the path to your file.

  • Validate.

No such template def 'PROMPT:ehslbelow'
Adding a test comment.

  • RSS-test.xml: RSS-test.xml template file - Open using Notepad or other text editor
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Topic revision: r6 - 15 Mar 2012, StephenMossbarger
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