Lots of people accept been quest me well-nigh RSS feeds in addition to Feedburner over the past times few weeks.
So I’ve decided it’s fourth dimension to update my ‘how to’ Feedburner information hence that:
All the required instructions are inwards i post
It is electrical flow for the latest version of Edublogs in addition to Feedburner
What is RSS?
The easiest way to have latest posts from your favorite blogs is to subscribe to RSS using feed readers such every bit Google Reader, Bloglines, NetVibes.
RSS (means Really Simple Syndication) retrieves the latest content from the sites yous are interested in addition to pulls them into your feed reader where yous tin read them all inwards i place rather than visiting each site separately.
The presence of the orangish RSS icon indicates a site has an RSS feed in addition to agency yous tin subscribe to it using a feed reader.
What is FeedBurner?
Most blogs accept RSS feed which is detected automatically past times usually used feed readers when the weblog URL is added to the reader.
However, if yous wish to become far to a greater extent than obvious in addition to easier for readers to subscribe using RSS, or wish to know just how many people subscribe to your blog hence the best selection is to add together a Feedburner RSS feed in addition to e-mail subscription to your blog.
Feedburner is a gratis spider web service which enhances bloggers in addition to podcasters mightiness to cope their RSS feeds in addition to runway usage of their subscribers.
Setting Up Your Feedburner Feed
1. Go to Feedburner and sign inwards to Feedburner amongst your Google Account (create a Google Account first if yous don’t accept one!).
2. Add your Blog URL to the Burn a Feed Right This Instant and click Next.
3. Leave RSS 2.0 source selected in addition to click Next.
4. On “Welcome” page, brand certain yous are happy amongst the championship in addition to FeedBurner address (URI) of your novel feed in addition to hence click Next.
5. On the Congrats! page click Next
6. On the stats configuration page select Clickthroughs and I wish more! and hence clickNext.
Adding Your Feedburner Feed To Your Blog
This is used to add together the RSS icon in addition to slowly subscribe options to your weblog side bar using a text widget every bit explained below:
1. Click on the Publicize Tab > Chicklet Chooser in your Feedburner describe of piece of job concern human relationship in addition to re-create the HTML code.
2. Go to Appearance > Widgets in your weblog dashboard
3. Click on the desired Sidebar to expand (so yous tin add together the widgets) Please note: In novel blogs sidebars inwards your dashboard are empty in addition to adding widgets automatically removes the default Edublogs widgets
4. Add a text widget to the desired sidebar past times dragging it from the Available Widgets into the Sidebar expanse on the right.
5. The widget volition automatically opened upward — just add together the HTML code from FeedBurner, click Saveand then Close.
Adding a FeedBurner Email Subscription
It’s of import to add together an e-mail subscription selection to your weblog sidebar every bit just about readers prefer to have latest posts from blogs using e-mail subscription.
1. Click on the Publicize Tab > Email Subscription in your Feedburner describe of piece of job concern human relationship in addition to click onActivate.
2. Copy the HTML code.
3. Go to Appearance > Widgets in your weblog dashboard
4. Click on the desired Sidebar to expand (so yous tin add together the widgets)
5. Add a text widget to the desired sidebar past times dragging it from the Available Widgets into the Sidebar expanse on the right.
6. The widget volition automatically opened upward — just add together the HTML code for Feedburner e-mail subscription, click Save and then Close.
7. Now readers just come inwards their e-mail address in addition to hence click on “Subscribe” in addition to Feedburner emails your entire post to them on the twenty-four hours afterward it has been published on your blog.
Redirecting All Your Blog Feed To Feedburner
Unless yous redirect all your weblog feed to Feedburner yous won’t larn accurate subscriber numbers because just about of your readers subscribe using your master weblog feed.
If you’re an Edublogs supporter you tin redirect your weblog feed every bit follows:
1. Go to Settings > Feedburner in your weblog dashboard
2. Add your Feedburner address in addition to click Save Changes.
3. Now all your feeds is automatically redirected through FeedBurner in addition to you’ll last able to runway subscriber numbers accurately.