shows posts from a RSS feed in a widget in Question2Answer
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Latest commit fc9aa7f Mar 19, 2013 Mark Bentley added limits for post length and image size.
0.3
- Added parameter to limit the length shown.
- Added an image width limiter - NOTE: if you do not supply the image
size in the RSS feed then it can be slow because it has to load the
image to get the size before it can proceed.

README.md

RSS Feed widget plugin for Question2Answer

This is a widget plugin for popular open source Q&A platform, Question2Answer. It shows posts from a RSS feed in the side menu.

Installation & Usage

  1. Download and extract the files to a subfolder such as q2a-rss-feed inside the qa-plugins folder of your Q2A installation.

  2. Go to Admin > Plugins and fill in the blanks section title URL for section title RSS feed URL how many feed posts you wish to show (default is 5).

  3. Go to Admin > Layout and click "Add widget" next to "RSS Feed". Choose the positions and pages, then save.

Required RSS Fields

Currently, the module reqiures the following fields:

  • title
  • link
  • description

Optional

  • pubDate

This module does not currently support FeedBurner HTML feeds.

Pay What You Like

This code is released under the open source GPLv3 license, and provided with a 'Pay What You Like' approach. Feel free to download and modify it to suit your needs, and I hope you value them enough to make a small donation of a few dollars or more.

Donate here

For More information on RSS

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSS http://www.rss-specifications.com/

Changes

0.3

  • Added parameter to limit the length shown.
  • Added an image width limiter - NOTE: if you do not supply the image size in the RSS feed then it can be slow because it has to load the image to get the size before it can proceed.

0.2

  • fixed issue reading some feeds and Feedburner

0.1 initial version