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  • Where, exactly, are you getting the “feed:” bit from? I looked on your site and don’t see it anywhere.

    The real URL for your feed is:

    Just delete the word “feed:” from your templates in case you have it. You’ll be good to go.

    To Otto:
    I’m “getting it” from the URL displayed in the address window of the web browser when you click on the “RSS” icon. Even if I just type the URL:
    into a browser, it changes to
    as soon as the page loads.

    To Moshu
    OK, that sounds easy enough. Would that be in the “wp-rss.php” file?


    Well this is getting interesting. If I hit the RSS link with Safari, the URL becomes
    If I hit it with Firefox (V1 or V2) (on my Mac) I get
    but with an “error” :

    “This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below…”

    If I hit it with Firefox V2 in windoze it works fine. So this would seem to be a browser related issue…no?


    PS OK: With Firefox V2, everything works on both peecee and Mac. Safari…not good! Not the first time I have found Safari and WP to be, well…not too friendly (the WP admin panel and Safari don’t play well at all!). IE7 shows the correct URL but also does not seem to “see” the CSS. Can’t try it with IE9 till tomorrow because I don’t have a peecee running expee (only W2K) and IE9 won’t work in W2K…..

    Don’t forget: feeds are not meant to be stared at by humans in browsers 🙂
    They are for feedreaders.
    Make sure they validate: and forget them.

    Thanx “moshu”. My only concern was that if someone copies and pastes the URL shown by the browser and it’s incorrect they are just going to get an error. I don’t know why Safari displays an incorrect URL for the feed…just another reason to “switch” I guess 😉

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