Using an RSS feed with WordPress (11 posts)

  1. Fliteskates
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Can anyone direct me to info. on how to create an RSS feed with my WordPress blog.

    I know how to create an RSS feed...but I am trying to understand if WordPress will automatically update my feed...

    Ie I make a new post in my blog...so what is the next step so this post is added to my feed?


  2. Mark (podz)
    Support Maven
    Posted 11 years ago #

    It's made by wp, and updated by wp.

    Look at the bottom of your menu.

  3. gregorsmith
    Posted 11 years ago #

    WordPress makes an rss feed automatically


  4. Fliteskates
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Ok I understand.

    So I will have my readers add:


    to their news feed?

    Is there a way to control how many posts are in each feed?

    Ie if I have 30 posts a month, I don't want all 30 showing up in the feed.


  5. Mark McKibben
    Posted 11 years ago #

    In the admin panel under Options under Reading, there are 2 options for "Syndication Feeds"
    Option 1 is "Show the most recent posts" and allows you to set the number of posts to appear in your feed.
    Option 2 is "For each article, show" and allows you to choose whether the feed has the full text of your posts or just a summary.

  6. Morgaine
    Posted 11 years ago #

    I'm using 1.5-gamma 2005-02-12 for my notebooks, which I just today 'upgraded' from MT to Word Press (have been using Word Press for my regular blog for quite a while).

    Now while http://blog.morgaine-lefaye.net/feed/ does display 10 posts in the feed, as indicated in the admin panel, I have a problem with my notebooks, as the feed is only displaying 1 single post, e.g. http://notebooks.morgaine-lefaye.net/poetry/feed/.

    As for the posts themselves, on my blog I show 5 posts on the frontpage, on the notebooks only 1. Feeds are however both set to 10.

    One more thing, for my blog I'm using 1.5-beta-1 2005-01-28.

    Anyone any idea as to why the feed for my notebooks is showing only 1 single entry?

  7. Morgaine
    Posted 11 years ago #

    If I change the number of posts to be shown on the frontpage of that notebook, I get more items in my feed. This is NOT something I would want to do though. Anyone any idea as to how I can make the feed behave as expected?

  8. James Huff
    Support Team Rep.
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Check Options/Reading. What do you have set for Syndication Feeds/Show the most recent:?

  9. Morgaine
    Posted 11 years ago #

    As I thought I explained clearly, I had that set to 10 posts. 'Syndication feeds, Show the most recent 10 posts, For each article, show Full text'.

    Now, when I have set 'Blog pages, Show at most' to 1 post, I only have 1 post in my feed as well. Do I temporarily change 'Blog pages, Show at most' to 10 posts, there are more posts in my feed as well, diappearing as soon as I put it back to 1 post (on the blog, that is, number of entries in the feed, always on 10).

    Sounds a tad buggy, no?

  10. Morgaine
    Posted 11 years ago #

    Just in case, I've submitted this to the bugtracker:


  11. vegasman
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I would like to post rss feeds on pages I create. With the include php. I have found plugin that enables me to do this. But it displays the rss feed below the sidebar in the body instead of next to it. How can I fix this to dispay correctly. Example: http://www.newlifepub.com/blog/?page_id=3

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