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April 5th, 2006, 02:03
I just noticed the RSS icon when I stopped by today.
maybe it's been there awhile but its new to me!
Nice little addition Thanks!

April 5th, 2006, 05:26
I'll bite.

Where is the RSS feed? All I see is JMI saying there isn't one . Maybe it's a forum skin thing (although that would be odd)?


*edit* Never mind, I found it at http://www.woodmann.net/forum/external.php?type=RSS

April 5th, 2006, 15:42

This is news to me .


April 5th, 2006, 16:09
The RSS feed will only show threads that non-logged in guests can view.


April 5th, 2006, 17:00
I've had problems with the RSS feed from this board, it's about 6 months old or so with v3.5.x. I've got several other RSS feeds and they all work fine, but I'm not 100% sure 'our' feed is being updated properly or the messages are being fully shown.

I did a quick check at vbulletin.com today to see if there were any issues with RSS. Others can report their results to see if anything needs to be 'fixed'.


April 6th, 2006, 13:12
Well, the latest I can find is this: The vBulletin RSS feed is somewhat limited in that it only displays the text from the *initial* post in a thread, but not the text from any new reply. It *does* update the fact that a new reply to an old thread has been made, and can also list the name of the *new* poster, but again it only shows the first post in the thread.

The vBulletin developers are aware of this shortcoming, and acknowledged they were looking into it as recently as Jan, 2006. To quote: "True and I want to rectify that but it isn't a simple code change."

The two most useful RSS settings for this board would seem to be either:


This will update the "From" field to indicate the name of the new poster, or


This will keep the *original* posters name in the "From" field.


May 6th, 2007, 09:53
fucking cool, i just started after centuries of ignorance to experience rss ....

nice thing!

cheers, 0xf001