Atom and RSS
A feed is an easy way to promote a website, or to enhance it with feeds from other sites. The two major formats are RSS 2.0 and Atom 1.0. You can display a feed on a page of your website with a single PHP function.
RSS feeds allow to promote your website over the Web. Thanks to the tools provided here you can build easily a feed but you have to know first how to use it and what to do with it.
If you want to create an RSS feed, you wonder what is the best format to use among RSS 2.0, 1.0 or Atom.
Besides the promotion of the articles of a website, RSS feed has numerous use. 15 examples are provided and you can invent your own use.
A PHP function to display an RSS feed in a webpage. Multiple channels handled. Display
an RSS 2.0 or 1.0 feed.
Build an RSS feed from the pages of your website or blog. Allows to select the pages and update an existing file.
A PHP class with methods to build an RSS 2.0 feed.
Display an Atom feed. Demos and download.
A Single PHP function for displaying any feed in any format: Atom 1.0, RSS-RDF 1.0, RSS 2.0 and older versions: 0.91, 0.92, 0.94. Demos and download.
- Application: Common RSS Reader
The example is based on the Wordpress' database.