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Google AJAX Feed Widget


This plugin adds a widget that can show RSS feeds. This plugin is based on Google AJAX Feed API. Its advantage over the native RSS widget is it can fetch RSS feeds from a secure(https) resource.


  • Fetch RSS from secure(https) resource
  • Readable duration text instead of date

This widget has following customizations:

  • Custom loading text
  • Number of feed items
  • Icon for feed items
  • Link target
  • Custom CSS


  • Settings preview

  • Widget preview


  1. Upload the google-ajax-feed-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to ‘Widgets’ page and drag Google AJAX RSS Feed widget to available widget locations.

Contributors & Developers

“Google AJAX Feed Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • First release.