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The Feeds application allows you to subscribe to RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Feeds provided by external sites and display them on your website.
A website (for example, the BBC) can make available some of its content, such as news headlines or stories, as an RSS feed. You can subscribe to that feed and display its content on your website.
For more detail on feeds, try one of these sources:
To enable the application, go to the Content Management tab of the administration pages, then go to the Applications page, and click the Enable button next to Feeds.
Once enabled, you can get to the administration pages for the application in one of two ways:
Before subscribing to any feeds, you must first create a subject. You can subscribe to several feeds within a single subject area. To manage subjects, go to the administration pages for the Feeds application using one of the methods outlined above.
To create a subject:
To edit a subject:
To delete a subject:
You must know the URL of the feed before you can subscribe to it. For example, on the BBC website look for the RSS Feed icon on a news page. If you click the icon you'll be taken to the RSS feed itself - then copy the URL from the browser's URL bar.
On some websites you'll see an RSS Icon in the URL bar when viewing a page. You can click this icon to get the RSS Feed's URL.
Once you know the URL, you can add a subscription to it:
To remove a feed subscription:
To configure the permissions, go to the administration pages for your website, select the Content Management tab, and then the Applications page. Click the Permissions button next to the Feeds application in the list. For further details of how to use Permissions, see the Permissions section of the manual.
Here are some feed URLs you might want to try out. Click the link then copy the URL from the browser's URL bar to paste into your feed subscriptions.