Adapted version of the KB Advanced RSS Widget to be used with preset Sportgate News Feeds only, complete with user-friendly customization options
None. This is a widget. If you are using pre-WP v2.2, you need to have the widgets plugin running. No matter what version of WP you're using, you need to be using a widgets-enabled theme.
They update only once per hour (as coded in
wordpress/includes/rss.php). If they don't update after more than a couple hours, look in the top of
WP-Sportnews.php for this line:
and change it to true. This will manually delete the cache if it's more than 1 hour old. In newer versions of WordPress, manually deleting the cache in this manner might cause a small error next time you load the page. Just reload the page.
In the widget's options, make sure the option to hide the widget when the feed is down is not checked. Go back to your website and reload.
This widget relies on WordPress's feed parsing abilities (look in
wordpress/includes/rss.php). WordPress grabs the requested feed then passes it to this widget for formatting. If you are seeing this error, it means one of three things:
In any case, you may want to first try using WordPress's built-in RSS widget. If neither it nor this widget can display the feed, then you know for certain that it's one of those three reasons--and not the widget itself--causing the failure.