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XF 1.3 Snippet Maximum

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by kimchicrew, Jun 22, 2014.

  1. kimchicrew

    kimchicrew Member

    Is there a way to increase the RSS feed Snippet Maximum above 250?
     
  2. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    You should change the "Discussion Content RSS Snippet Length" option.
     
  3. kimchicrew

    kimchicrew Member

    That "Discussion Content RSS Snippet Length" option didn't work.
    I want to show a lot more than just 2 lines in my registered feeds pull when I bring the content from other sites.
    Is there way to increase word count on the feed that is pull being from other sites? I think the maximum is 25o words now.
     
  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Oh, you're talking about pulling in RSS feeds. You can't do anything about that. It will simply display what is in the feed.
     
  5. kimchicrew

    kimchicrew Member

    I would like to display more than 250 words from the feed it pulls?
    Is that possible?
    There is an option of RSS feed Snippet Maximum of 250. It won't let me go above this number.
     
  6. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    What option is that? I don't think it's covering what you think. The feed importer simply gives you the content that was in the feed.
     
  7. kimchicrew

    kimchicrew Member

    under options->news feed
    I didn't know it was bring over just the information just in the feed page. I thought it brought over the whole article that was mentioned in the feed.
    So there is no way to bring pull the entire article right?
     
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  8. Breixo

    Breixo Active Member

    Same problem here.
    The RSS feed from external source shows a full post, can I import the complete post in the forum via News Feed? Can I add a no-limit snippet maximum?
     
  9. Jeremy P

    Jeremy P Well-Known Member

    @kimchicrew That option has to do with the length of snippets in the "Recent Activity" news feed for your own site.

    The feeder is completely separate from the Recent Activity news feed. The RSS feed importer will (according to Mike) display the full content provided by the feed. If you aren't getting full posts, it's because the feed isn't providing the full post. There's not much XF can do about that.
     
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  10. Breixo

    Breixo Active Member

    Thanks for your answer @Jeremy P
    I thought it was also related to this configuration inside Xenforo.
     

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