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Re: How can I add RSS headlines?

  • Subject: Re: How can I add RSS headlines?
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2006 05:31:02 +0000
  • Newsgroups: uk.net.web.authoring
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Mark Goodge] on Sunday 01 January 2006 14:18 \__

> On Sun, 01 Jan 2006 13:04:21 +0000, guv put finger to keyboard and
> typed:
>>A school site is showing the BBC RSS headlines which I would like to
>>Looking at the source code, it appears to be hard coded - but Im
>>certain that isnt the case!
>>Anyone have any ideas how this was done?


It might take several months (for me at least) until they send 
authorisation. I can't find that same thing in the address above by the

> I find that MagpieRSS is one of the best off-the-shelf scripts for
> incorporating RSS feeds into websites. You can get it from:
> http://magpierss.sourceforge.net/
> I've used it to add travel news to a site I look after, at
> http://www.motorwayservices.info/news.php - the same principle can be
> used for pretty much any standard RSS fee.
> Mark

Thanks for that, Mark. I never knew about this tool. I knew about RSS2Blog
(for them damn scrapers), but I am glad to have bookmarked this OSS project.
I once tried to have a 'latest from Freshmeat, Register and Slashdot' pane.
They make content dynamic, which is good for the visitor and perhaps
crawlers as well.


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