Contextual Related Posts
Not seeing related posts in RSS feed (6 posts)

  1. Martin
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi there,

    I was wondering whether related posts showing in RSS feeds was actually working because I don't see them in mine.
    Site is http://www.geekandjock.com and aw wondering what to do next
    Any help greatly appreciated


  2. Ajay
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Martin, it seems like that you are using your excerpt for displaying the feeds and not the full feed. The related posts don't display in the excerpt

  3. Martin
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It used to work fine in the 'other' related posts plugin I used before.
    Why would it be excluded from excepts based feeds?

  4. Ajay
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Martin, the plugin wasn't built to include the related posts in excerpts, because normally you wouldn't want to have a short post with the excerpt and the rest would be filled with related posts.

    However, I can put this on my to-do list to give an option for users to select if they want this in the excerpt as well.

  5. Martin
    Posted 3 years ago #

    It's all about providing choice to both site owners as well as RSS or mail list subscribers.
    Even in an excerpt, providing related post topics can spark a click through on an interesting sounding title.

    There should also be a number configuration for how many related topics to include in the feed too - I know I used to just include 2 because, as you mention, it can seem a bit of overkill when it's an excerpt.

  6. Ajay
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thanks for the feedback. I'll put this on my TODO list. I intend to give more control on where the related posts are displayed, so this would be a good addition to that feature

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