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SimplePie Rss Reader


Parses RSS feeds with SimplePie.


  1. Upload simple-pie-rss-reader to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place [parse_feed ] short_code inside your templates/post/page


What parameters does the short_code accept?

An answer to that question.

What about foo bar?

feed-the url of the feed
num-number of feeds to display (optional)
name-you want to display the feed as (optional)
url-you want to link the feed to (optional)

[parse_feed feed="" num="8" name="Example Title" url="" ]


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