Adding Custom RSS Feeds in Dolphin 7.1

Hello and welcome! In today’s blog I will show you how to use the “Custom RSS” module with your Dolphin 7.1 website. Before we begin we need to install the module. A step by step guide on installing the Dolphin 7.1 base modules can be found here.

Once we have the module installed any member can add or delete an RSS feed to their profile by clicking “Edit” under the “Custom RSS” block on their profile page. To add a custom feed you simply add the feed URL, the number of items to display and the title of the feed.

Adding  a custom feed

Adding a custom feed

Now the feed will show up in admin and can be moderated by the site admin.

RSS admin control

RSS admin control

Once the feed has been approved it will show up on the member’s profile page.

RSS on the member's page

RSS on the member’s page

This allows your members to share news, sports scores or any other information that has a public RSS feed.

Until next time, happy social networking!

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