[Phpwm] RSS Feeds

pete graham petegraham1 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 15:32:26 GMT 2008

Phew, an answer, I was beginning to worry that someone had deleted the internet!

I'm thinking that google reader only finds the feed from the url if
the site has been spidered by the googlebot. The site I was testing is
still at its dev url (its not live yet) so wont be in the search


On 01/02/2008, Alastair Battrick <al at aj8.org> wrote:
> pete graham wrote:
> > Does a rss feed need to be in a certain place on a site so rss readers
> > (such as google reader) will find it if a users only provides the
> > sites domain as the feed location?
> >
> > Or do I need to add markup to the index.php pages header such as this:
> > <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="RSS 2.0"
> > href="http://<?php echo $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME']?>/rss/index.php" />
> I use this (in the HTML head section), I do not think there is a
> standard location for a RSS file for it to be recognised automatically.
> <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="RSS"
> href="http://www.pitchcare.com/rss/articles" />
> --
> Alastair Battrick
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