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RSS in Page

Description

Short code [rssinpage rssfeed=’feedURL’] generates a list of RSS feed items with date, title, link, description and now image.

Supports multiple feed URLs separated by commas e.g. rssfeed=’feedurl1, feedurl2′ and displaying the feed name.

Supports truncation of the feed title and description now with a read more link.

Optional attributes:

  • rssformat allows you to format the output using format parameters e.g. the default x: Y – w<br>z where x is the date, Y is the title with a link, y is the title, z is the description and w is the feed title, p adds a thumbnail image
  • rssitems=’number’ sets the number of items to return, default is 5
  • rssorder=’asc’ returns items from oldest to newest, default is ‘desc’ which returns items from newest to oldest
  • rsstarget=’_blank’ opens item link in new window, default is ‘_self’
  • rssdateformat allows item date to be formatted using php date parameters, default is RFC 2822 formatted date
  • rss description=’no’ suppresses default display of the description
  • rsscss=’yourclassname’ allows you to give the list a specific style rather than inheriting the default content list style in your theme
  • rsstitlelength allows you to truncate the title to a certain character length
  • rssdescriptionlength allows you to truncate the description to a certain character length
  • rssdescriptionreadmore allows you to set the text for a read more link
  • rsstimezone allows you to set the timezone in which the feed datetime will be displayed, default is UTC; use values from the php list of supported timezones e.g. PST is America/Los_Angeles, MST is America/Denver, CST is America/Chicago, EST is America/New_York.

Installation

  1. Download RSSinpage.zip
  2. Upload and activate RSS in Page through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  3. insert short code [rssinpage rssfeed=’feedURL’] into your page or post and replace feedURL with a valid RSS feed for the content you wish to include

or

  1. Download RSSinpage.zip
  2. Unzip RSSinpage.zip and upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate RSS in Page through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  4. insert short code [rssinpage rssfeed=’feedURL’] into your page or post and replace feedURL with a valid RSS feed for the content you wish to include

Contributors & Developers

“RSS in Page” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.9.1:

  • defined default value for rssdescriptionreadmore

2.9:

  • support for html tages in rssformat e.g. <br />, <b>
  • added format paramater p to add a thumbnail for a feed item
  • added rssdescriptionreadmore to set the text for a read more link when the description is truncated using rssdescriptionlength

2.8:

  • added rssdescriptionlength to truncate long descriptions and add an elipsis
  • added unset() to ensure feed item data is not passed to subsequent item

2.7:

  • added format parameter to allow custom output to include the feed name as w

2.6:

  • added timezone support

2.5:

  • updated separator for multiple feed URLs to avoid yahoo pipes feed issue

2.4:

  • added support for multiple feed URLs

2.3:

  • set simplepie cache location, check folder exists and create it if necessary

2.2:

  • rebuilt fetch_feed to shorten chache time to 60 seconds
  • added link title roll over

2.1:

  • added function so shortcode can handle feed URLs with or without http:// element
  • added rsstitlelength to truncate long titles and add an elipsis

2.0:

  • added format parameters to allow custom output using x for date, y for title, Y for title with link and z for description – default rssformat=’x: Y
    z’

1.5:

  • fixed encoding issue preventing feed URLs with iso-8859-1 entities from parsing

1.2:

  • added optional attributes:
  • rssdescription
  • rsscss

1.1:

  • added optional attributes:
  • rsstarget=’_blank’ opens item link in new window, default is ‘_self’
  • rssdateformat allows item date to be formatted using php date parameters, default is RFC 2822 formatted date

1.0:

  • added optional attributes:
  • rssitems=’number’ sets the number of items to return, default is 5;
  • rssorder=’asc’ returns items from oldest to newest, default is ‘desc’ which returns items from newest to oldest.
  • added condition to verify requested items does not exceed available items