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FeedWordPress

FeedWordPress is an Atom/RSS aggregator for WordPress. It syndicates content from feeds that you choose into your WordPress weblog; the content it syn

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28 reviews
Average Rating
3 stars
3.7 out of 5 stars
2 stars
great when it works
By , for WP 3.5.2

This plugin is fantastic and flexible....when it works. I find it to be temperamental at times and sometimes feeds mysteriously stop working.

I've been using it for a while and often get errors that the feeds I'm syndicating aren't valid XML yet they validate against W3C standards.

Doesn't seem like the author is around much to fix problems many people are having.

2 stars
Please fix php errors
By , for WP 3.5.1

My logs are getting flooded with errors, like the following, because of this plugin. Otherwise it's great! Please fix this error, so I can update my rating.

Non-static method FeedWordPress::diagnostic_on() should not be called statically

4 stars
Perfect tool!
By , for WP 3.5.1

Thanks, RadGeek for this plugin and also for maintaining it all these years. Your response to users concern about th last update shows how dedicated you are to this even when most pays nothing for it.
We are grateful!

5 stars
I like it!
By , for WP 3.5.1

Minor glitch happened 05-04-2013. It's working good now. Looked at some other rss aggregator's and realized how simple Feedwordpress is to setup. I'm feeding my blog http://www.edwardmovius.name with 19 feeds from my favorite blogs. My site seems a bit sluggish. Don't know if that has anything to do with this plugin, but it beats the heck out of copying and pasting posts.

5 stars
Don't upgrade!
By , for WP 3.5.1

Version 2013.0502 of this plugin appears to be broken. It fails looking for /externals/myphp/myphp.class.php in /feedwordpress.php on line 105.

The old version was working beautifully.

1 star
Latest release of FeedWordPress has a major bug
By , for WP 3.5

I am using the latest version of WordPress and FeedWordPress and I have it installed on 10 sites and the same thing is occuring across the board:

1) Only pulls in 10 posts then stops updating feed
2) Displays no error message or useful info in the diagnostics so you can troubleshoot.

Bummer.

4 stars
When it works, it's great!
By , for WP 3.4.2

When this plugin works, it is perfect! Unfortunately, it randomly gives an error ("Feed error: The data could not be converted to UTF-8. You MUST have either the iconv or mbstring extension installed. Upgrading to PHP 5.x (which includes iconv) is highly recommended.") The only way I've found to reliably fix this is to change the source feed to only giving partial feeds, instead of the entire content.

5 stars
Works great- quick setup!
By , for WP 3.5.1

Works great. Pulled my content from another blog in as soon as I added feed url, and clicked Update.

5 stars
This is it!
By , for WP 3.4.2

I cannot vouch for stability under load etc .. since I just installed it.

But man! It's well thought out, totally flexible and very well executed :)

4 stars
Best RSS plugin
By , for WP 3.4.2

The best: Many options to have a custom feed.
The worse: All garbage data stored in the table of added wp_postmeta ('syndication_permalink','syndication_source_uri', etc). It has to be optional.

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