RSS feed

RSS feed 3.1

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Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
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Adds RSS feed widget.

Easily show RSS feeds from other web sites or your own forum.

(Example of RSS feed widget)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


Options page:

Go to the options page and enter the Title and URL.

User group permissions:

Normally you set the following two user groups to Yes.

Unregistered / Unconfirmed

Widget setup:

To add a RSS feed widget in the sidebar do the following:

Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
Add widget
Select RSS feed and Add widget
Widget key = rss_feed
Title = leave blank
Display in positions = Forum list: Sidebar

Database table:

This add-on creates a table called xf_andy_rss_feed in your database.

Questions and Answers:

Q: I updated the Options page but my changes don't show in the widget.
A: The widget is update by Cron Entries every 10 minutes.

Q: Why are images in feed descriptions removed?
A: If Limit description in the options page is set to a value greater than 0, all HTML tags are removed in order to allow truncating the description safely.

Q: Can I add more than one RSS feed source?
A: No. This add-on will only support one RSS feed widget.
First release
Last update


5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

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Latest updates

  1. See description

    RSS feed v3.1 changes: Now removes unwanted HTML tags from title.
  2. See description

    RSS feed v3.0 changes: Remove the need for allow_url_fopen.
  3. See description

    RSS feed v2.9 changes: Fixed issue with options variable.

Latest reviews

Love the addon as it works as intended. I only wish there was a way to run multiple instances of it with different feeds on my site.
Great addon, as expected from AndyB. Works very well and is also easily styleable. Thanks Andy, just what is needed
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