Everybody seems to be tweeting / posting / complaining about Google Reader today. In case you missed it, Google Reader is shutting down and you have 4 months to find a new home for your RSS feeds.
I moved off Google Reader a couple of years ago and I’m really happy with my RSS Reader, so I figured I’d let you in my little secret: it’s called Fever, and it’s hot!
In his latest article, Konstantin demonstrates how to create a shortcode that is going to allow you to add a specific message to your feed readers only.
That’s a simple and easy way to customize your posts a bit more, and ask your RSS readers to come visit from time to time! :)
Snippet: A “Feed Only” Shortcode for WordPress.
WPvibe proposes a quick way to exclude categories from your RSS feed, and thus display them only on your site, and not for your RSS subscribers.
Careful though, if you use Feedburner, this modification will apply only to your WordPress feed (http://mywordpresssite.com/feed/)
How to Exclude Categories from your RSS Feed.
Michael Martin from ProBlogDesign put together a great article showing us how to introduce extra content in our RSS feed. You have probably seen such tutorials before, but one part is particularly interesting, as it shows you how to add Content to the End of Each RSS Post, more precisely how to add links to specific blog posts that you’ve placed in a specific category.
Make sure you have a look!
How to Edit the WordPress RSS Feed | Pro Blog Design.
The now famous RSS logo has spread all over Internet since its creation in 2005 and globally since the beginning of the Web 2.0 wave. While some propose you solutions in order to gain RSS subscribers, I would like to raise your attention on a different aspect of RSS feed: its effect on Pagerank.
Were you ever looking for an original feed icon for your blog? Something flashy, fresh and easy to remember for your readers? There are actually a lot of Free icon sets all over Internet, and we will collect the best here at wereWP!
- Outstanding RSS icons