WP RSS Multi Importer
[resolved] Accessing Private - Password Protected Feeds (3 posts)

  1. cjyvr
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi there...great plugin!

    Is there any way of accessing feeds which require a password? I do have the user name and password for a couple of private feeds but there is nowhere that I can see to enter these under "Feeds" in the plugin.

    Neither private feeds accept: http://username:password@domain/path



  2. Allen
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Are you able to put the RSS feed with the credentials in a url string..and if so, are you able to view the results in a browser or some other RSS reader?

  3. cjyvr
    Posted 3 years ago #

    No, the url string with user and password does not work with these feeds in browsers or in readers that I can see. I suppose I could use one of the various online tools or something on a server to read the private feed and then create a "semi-private" feed from the content for use with the plug-in but I am pretty sure that would not be appreciated.

    Thanks for the quick response!

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