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OpenWebReader is a PHP, multi-user feed aggregator. It is designed for becoming a RIA and uses AJAX technology as main rich interface amplifyer. It is released under the GPL license, see COPYING. Copyright (c) 2009, Pierre-Alain Mignot

  • Features :
    • Support for ATOM, RSS 0.92, RSS 1 (RDF), RSS 2 formats
    • Import/export feeds in OPML format
    • Multi-lingual interface (English and French at the moment), sober and fast, powered by AJAX
    • Feeds tagging, with or without use of drag'n'drop
    • Multi-users, two level of rights (user, administrator)
    • Documented source code
    • REST API
    • Full-text search
    • OpenSearch compatible
    • Gateway system with automatic authentication
    • Mark some news easily into most spreaded services
    • SSL support (HTTPS)
    • Caching system (both templates and SQL results)
    • E-tags support
    • Feeds auto-dicovery
    • 304 HTTP code status (not modified) support
    • Favicons support (requires Imagick if you want to validate the icon's integrity)

Some tricks :

  • adding OpenWebReader in your browser search bar (Firefox example) :

    • click on the button on the left of the search bar in Firefox
    • click on "Add < Search in OWR >"
    • now OWR is in the list, you just have to select it, and enter your keywords !
  • adding a stream externally

  • adding OpenWebReader to your dynamic bookmarks reader (Firefox example)

    • type "about:config" in the url bar
    • READ and accept the warning
    • in the search field, type "browser.contentHandlers.types", you will see examples like google or netvibes
    • add the three lines corresponding at your configuration, like those examples : => name="browser.contentHandlers.types.6.title" value="OpenWebReader" => name="browser.contentHandlers.types.6.type" value="application/vnd.mozilla.maybe.feed" => name="browser.contentHandlers.types.6.uri" value="https://yourdomain.tld/PATH/TO/OWR/?do=add&url=%s"

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