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  • In twenty eleven & probably others it’s simple. In Dashboard click widgets and the default widgets appear on a widget page.

    Drag the one that mentions RSS feeds to the right into your side bar.

    Bingo, it’s done. Your Login and Site Admin buttons will be with it.

    If you want those buttons at the top of the sidebar on your site page view, drag the widget up to the top in the sidebar in the dashboard widget page.

    Built my site 3 days ago.

    Oops, did you mean install one from someone else’s feed? ha ha, sorry, thought you ment show yours.

    But it’s almost as easy to put other site’s feed into the sidebar. Give me 5 minutes to check what I did & I’ll be back.

    Ok, same steps. On widget page inactive widgets are below available widgets, look there.

    Drag the one named RSS into the sidebar. Click the right end of it, and the options appear. They’re simple to follow, and simple to change when you want to.

    When I loaded mine from a site, I didn’t use the “subscribe by bookmark” option, I didn’t understand how.

    So I merely wrote down the URL showing one the screen & typed it into the RSS widget. I gave it a title, set the number of articles to appear, enabled the author’s name & date, and Bingo, it was working when I checked my page.

    If you have trouble finding an RSS feed showing on a site and you use Firefox, and can tell you a trick.

    It wasn’t showing on the site I used,but I pulled it up anyway.

    Thanks, that helps. I contacted the theme developer to find out what I put in there, my url only or do I have to add a / at the end of it…I don’t know, new at this. I’ll post the answer when I get it.

    I’ve got a pretty good handle on the wrodpress world, BUT……

    The rss thing really confuses me.

    I would like to have a link in my sidebar so that when a person clicks on it, they can easily subscribe to my blog via rss.

    How do I do that. I know that’s soooooo basic, but it eludes me.

    Thanks

    Moderator Jan Dembowski

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