Introduction

RSS Readers, Social Web, Social Display

Adding RSS/Atom syndicated content inside your Joomla! website is now super-easy and simple with the 'Simple RSS Feed Reader' module from JoomlaWorks. All you have to do is add a few feeds to the module parameters, publish the module in some position and that's it!
You can even publish multiple feeds at the same time (meaning in the same module instance) and have them display combined!

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The "Simple RSS Feed Reader" module is based on the same feed parsing engine that powers JoomlaReader.com, the most popular Joomla! news aggregator in the Joomla! Community.

The feeds are stored inside your Joomla! site's cache folder and refreshed in a specific time interval, which you set in the module's parameters. This feed cache is different to Joomla!'s cache, as you may need to have your site refreshed every 5 minutes, but have the feeds the module retrieves stored longer than 5 minutes.

NOTABLE FEATURES

  • one input box for feeds enables you to add unlimited feeds per module instance
  • combine multiple feeds into one output list
  • show or hide the first image inside each feed content
  • extract and resize remote images for more layout control - we use Mobify's world class image resizing service for fast loading times and without stressing your server
  • additional content options include pre-text, post-text and a custom link option at the bottom of the feeds block
  • MVC templating is now standard, module comes pre-packed with 2 generic templates that will fit most sites - they also serve as a great starting point if you want to create your own
  • one input box for feeds enables you to add unlimited sources to your module
  • feed parser mimics a real browser so it doesn't get blocked from sites that check if a user agent string is used when fetching feed content (added in v3.7.0)

GETTING STARTED

After you install the module, add one or more feed sources in the related box under "Fetch Options" and simply adjust the "Feed Content Options" in the module parameters. Then publish into some module position.

STYLING

The module installs with 2 generic templates (default and compact), which should be sufficient for most websites. If you want more control, you can simply override both the generated HTML and CSS, using MVC template overrides within your Joomla! template. Or you can create new folders with new module templates inside your template's /html/modjwsrfr/ folder and just select the new ones in the module's parameters.

The compact template is inspired by: https://joomlareader.com

DEMO

Demo for "default" sub-template: https://demo.joomlaworks.net & https://demo2.joomlaworks.net (right column on both sites)

Not Working



Posted on 19 November 2018
Functionality
Not working with radiowave
Ease of use
Easy to install
Support
No support
Documentation
ok
I used this to: Radiowave

Works very nicely!



Posted on 19 October 2017
Functionality
Works great for what I need it. The compact design option makes it fit perfectly in my template.
Ease of use
Very easy and self explanatory
I used this to: displaying RSS feeds on my site
Functionality
80
Ease of use
80
Support
80
Documentation
80
I used this to: Can i give administrative rights to this module for users who log in,to change parameters of module through front end only? So that they can put their own feeds and links?
Functionality
Works great, like the previews and and the multiple feeds.
Ease of use
Had trouble with the default Blogger and feedburner feeds, they are atom feeds and feed format would cause links to comment feeds.
Documentation
Didn't include how to use with Blogger, fix is to use format:
http:///feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

alt=rss is important
The plugin doesn't really work to retrieve RSS feed from twitter (for instance using twitrss.me).



BUT it is still a great plugin which works as expected with other sources. Thanks a lot for your work!

Fine



Posted on 02 December 2013
Thank you for this module.

Just a problem i don't arrive to change read more by lire la suite.

I'm french so....
Hey guys, your module rocks. Just want to say THANK YOU for the great work. I had problem displaying more than one feed in a single module position on my website using the Joomla! 3.1.1 Feed module. When I downloaded and installed your module, it worked flawlessly. Now my site looks the way I want it. Just posted a link on JoomlaShine forum.

Keep up the good work.

RSS Feed Reader



Posted on 15 May 2013
Started using this extension and it looks very good. Then found a problem which was posted on the Forum, but it seems there is no support for free extensions.

I now had to convert to a different extension as I cant have a faulty one on a live site

joomla 3 version



Posted on 10 May 2013
Joomla 3 version is not working, feeds are not refreshed. Checked extension forums and it seems developers are not responding or just didnt come with any solution yet.



1 star for publishing joomla 3 version which is not working.



Cheers

love it!



Posted on 27 April 2013
this is a very effective and beautiful RSS aggregator. And...it is free!! Joomlaworks is the real deal.



Great job guys!
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Simple RSS Feed Reader

Version:
3.7.0
Developer:
JoomlaWorks
Last updated:
Feb 02 2019
Date added:
Jan 29 2007
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
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m
Compatibility:
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