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RSS Retriever

A simple, lightweight RSS aggregator plugin which uses shortcode to fetch and display an RSS feed.

This plugin fetchs an RSS feed and displays it in an unordered list using shortcode.


  • Fetch as many RSS feeds as you want
  • Display the RSS feed wherever you want using shortcode
  • Control whether to display the entire RSS feeds content or just an excerpt
  • Control how many words display in the excerpt
  • Control whether it has a Read more link or not
  • Control whether links open in a new window or not
  • Simple, lightweight, and fast
  • Easy to setup

Live Demo:



[wp_rss_retriever url="http://travistaylor.com/feed/" items="10"]


  • url - The url of the feed you wish to fetch from
  • items - Number of items from the feed you wish to fetch (Default is 10)
  • excerpt - How many words you want to display for each item (Default is 0 or infinite)
  • read_more - Whether to display a read more link or not (true or false, defaults to true)
  • new_window - Whether to open the title link and read more link in a new window (true or false, defaults to true)

Note: This plugin does not include CSS. It was created so you could easily style the list to match your website. If you would like to see more features for the plugin, let me know.

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.8.3
Last Updated: 2014-3-8
Downloads: 1,729


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