FeedForAll News & Tidbits
Tutorial on RSS for Educators
Bob Brown put together a tutorial about
education and RSS. Check out this great
overview of RSS News Feeds for Class Information.
12/20/2006 RSS Gift
Just a quick reminder. If you wish to
give the gift of RSS or Podcasting this
Christmas there is still time! Registration
keys for FeedForAll, the RSS Scripts Directory and the
RSS2HTML Template Directory
are emailed within 24 hours. We can send
them directly to the gift recipient or forward
the electronic registration to the gift
Orders can be placed up until 12/24 for
12/25 delivery! If you would like to order
now but hold the registration key until
12/24 simply add a note in the comment field
of the order.
Enjoy the holidays!
12/12/2006 Podcast and
iTunes Tutorial for Educators
Kutztown University has put together
an excellent tutorial on how educational
institutions can use FeedForAll to create iTunes
compatible podcasts of classes and lectures.
The tutorial is designed specifically for
educators and walks users through the process of creating podcast feeds.
more on Kutztowns Use of FeedForAll
12/06/2006 Holiday Themed
New holiday templates have been added
to the RSS2HTML Template Directory. The
templates can be used in conjunction with
the rss2html script to display RSS
feeds as HTML in a attractive customized
12/05/2006 New FeedForAll
Beta Release - Enhanced Publishing Options
We are very pleased to announce the
third and final beta release of FeedForAll v2.0
Beta 3 product.
The biggest improvement to FeedForAll Beta involves the
publishing feature. This allows not only
the feed file itself to be uploaded, but
it also adds the ability to have the feed's
image and the feed's enclosures to be automatically
The following is a brief list of new beta
Unified Publishing - FTP images and
enclosures along with feed!
Enhanced Feed Publishing - Flexible
Limited Publishing Options - Skip
the upload of items with future publish
dates or limit the number of items uploaded.
Enhanced Feed Preview - Define separate
FTP information for different feeds.
Built in Feed Validation - Warns
you instantly of any feed issues.
New Integrated Namespace Support
- Includes support for content namespace,
dublin core (DC), syndication namespace
Enhanced Enclosure Support - auto
detects mime types for enclosures.
12/04/2006 RSS Reviews
From a customers blog post:
Feed for All comes to the rescue with
a simple and intuitive interface. It reads
existing feeds and can create new ones.
This is one of those pieces of software
that creates one of those “a ha” moments
in my life, when I realize that this is
not always as complicated as it seems.
11/30/2006 Free RSS
Auto Discovery Code Generator
Increase the number of RSS subscribers
by adding autodiscovery code to your website.
NotePage has made a free online tool that
automates the creation of the auto-discovery
code for RSS feeds.
The free auto-discovery tool automatically
creates the code necessary for the auto-discovery
of RSS feeds on a website. Simply enter
the title, and the URL of the RSS feed and
A code will then be generated based on the
information entered. The code can then be
entered in the "header" section of an HTML
web page, to assist RSS readers in automatically
detecting the precense of an RSS feed for
Many RSS Readers can automatically discover
that an RSS feed is available for a specific
website and notify the website visitor if
the auto-discovery code is in place. Browsers
and aggregators including FireFox, Safari
and IE 7 are just a few applications that
will take advanteage of the precense of
RSS auto-discovery code.
The RSS auto discovery tool can be accessed
by clicking the following url http://www.feedforall.com/autodiscovery.htm
- RSS FeedForAll blog