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Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? #210870
04/29/08 02:25 PM
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What would be the best way to get an off-site RSS feed to display in a custom island? I'm not sure if PHP include would work, because I'm not sure how to create a Dump file which would update periodically with the newest RSS entries.

So, I guess it's a two-part question:

1. How do I dump an RSS feed to a file which periodically updates, and

2. Is php include the best way to display the content in the Island?

Thanks!

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Re: Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? [Re: Jaymo] #210873
04/29/08 03:05 PM
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Re: Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? [Re: Ian] #210874
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BRILLIANT! Thanks man.

Re: Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? [Re: Jaymo] #210883
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no worries - ubbdev is always a good place for items such as this smile

Re: Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? [Re: Ian] #210911
04/29/08 06:36 PM
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Okay, it's the damndest thing - both codes in that thread work great, except, I'm trying to use it in multiple islands with a different feed URL in each, and each Island displays duplicate information.... Any ideas? I posted at UBBDev, but thought I'd ask here, just in case.

Re: Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? [Re: Jaymo] #210917
04/30/08 01:46 AM
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UBBDev is the best place to ask on existing mods - I am sure the mod author will respond shortly smile

Re: Offsite RSS in Custom Islands? [Re: Ian] #210919
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I took a look & made a suggestion - not sure if it will work, but it is worth a try smile


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