RSS to CSV Converter
This is a simple script to convert RSS feeds into CSV format, suitable for importing into Excel.
See this original blog post for more background and instructions: http://www.cantoni.org/2009/12/22/rss-to-csv-converter
- Browse to http://scooterlabs.com/hacks/rss2csv.php
- Enter the URL of an RSS feed and submit
- Save the resulting file (named
To run your own copy of this script:
- Download and locate rss2csv.php and rss2csv.inc in a suitable location
- Create a subdirectory
logsthat is writeable by the webserver process (e.g.,
mkdir logs; chmod 777 logs)
- Browse to rss2csv.php and give it a try!
- The script can handle UTF-8 in the source file, but Excel cannot (CSV files don't technically support Unicode)
- Only RSS feeds are supported; it won't work with an Atom feed
- Data fields are limited (truncated) to 32,000 characters to avoid hitting Excel's cell size limitation
Licensed under the MIT License.