Category Archives: EnvatoTutsCode-Rss

Feeds 101

Feeds. RSS. Atom. Syndication. Subscribers. These are some of the keywords floating around the web and have gained notorious prominence over the years. In this guide, we’ll take a look at a number of things including what feeds are, why you need to have a feed for your site, how to set up one and then publish it.

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Extending SimplePie to Parse Unique RSS Feeds

A few days ago, as I prepared our Create a Slick Flickr Gallery with SimplePie tutorial, it occurred to me that we haven’t posted many articles that covered SimplePie. Considering how fantastic a library it is, I think it’s time to take a closer look.

We’ll be looking at a more advanced feature that allows you to extend the built-in item class to allow for the parsing of complicated RSS feeds.

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Extending SimplePie to Parse Unique RSS Feeds

A few days ago, as I prepared our Create a Slick Flickr Gallery with SimplePie tutorial, it occurred to me that we haven’t posted many articles that covered SimplePie. Considering how fantastic a library it is, I think it’s time to take a closer look.

We’ll be looking at a more advanced feature that allows you to extend the built-in item class to allow for the parsing of complicated RSS feeds.

Continue reading “Extending SimplePie to Parse Unique RSS Feeds” »

How to Read an RSS Feed With PHP – screencast

Back in April, Collis Ta’eed – CEO of Envato – wrote a fantastic tutorial on designing a tab structure using CSS/HTML/JS.

If you haven’t already, I 100% recommend that you review it. However, dynamically pulling in an RSS feed was beyond the scope of that article. In today’s video tutorial, I’ll show you exactly how to do this using PHP. At roughly forty-five minutes in length, you might want to take a quick “pre-screencast bathroom break”. You also might want to grab some raisins.

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