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03-19-2007, 05:25 PM
Hey guys -
I am using Pixelpost's automatic RSS generator to provide a feed to my photoblog.
The feed is here:
However, when I view that feed in a reader such as Google Reader, the pictures themselves (which is kind of the whole point) aren't included.
How can I fix this?
03-19-2007, 06:48 PM
Make sure the URL is correct in the options menu within the admin panel.
03-19-2007, 06:57 PM
That's been an ongoing headache for me, actually.
When I point the url to this:
Then I get correct < link > calls in the RSS feed, because the link points to
However, when I leave the URL pointing all the way to the index.php file, I get bad links in the < Thumbnails > calls in the RSS feed, since for some reason it sticks those in there and I get this:
If I switch the URL and leave it as:
Then I get correct thumbnail calls but incorrect links (because the index.php file is left out and it looks like this):
Clearly, a bug. What file is the Admin section modifying to create the RSS? I might be able to simply point it in the right direction manually.
PS - I changed all the urls to be enclosed in quotations in order to show the full code.
03-19-2007, 07:04 PM
I'm not exactly sure what you are trying to explain to me.
If you set the link in the admin panel to:
everything should would perfect. Don't forget the last trailing slash ( / )
This is where most users have problems.
03-19-2007, 07:09 PM
That doesn't work. If I set the link to the one you posted, I get the following in the RSS file:
"< link >
< /link >"
Note the missing 'index.php' after the photoblog/ and before the ?showimage.
See what I am getting at?
03-19-2007, 07:10 PM
that is fine. index.php does not need to be there for it to work properly. :)
What you posted above will work perfect.
03-19-2007, 07:11 PM
Now that I check it, that actually does work. I guess the server supplies the index.php. However, my Google Reader is still not displaying the pictures (or the thumbnails).
03-19-2007, 07:13 PM
You may need to clear the cache or refresh the feed a few times before the pictures show up.
Your feed is working perfectly with firefox. All images and links are working.
03-19-2007, 07:15 PM
Thank you; I appreciate you checking for me and thanks for the help.
03-19-2007, 07:16 PM
No problem Zach. Take care.
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