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Re: Make rss feed

by idsfa (Vicar)
on Oct 11, 2006 at 19:53 UTC ( #577710=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Make rss feed

You are reading the RSS definition incorrectly. guid is a globally unique identifier (glossary). Images in an rss feed are stored in an <image> element, which is a peer to the <item> element. See, for example Yahoo news' RSS feed (xml document).

An example from the docs:

use XML::RSS; my $rss = new XML::RSS (version => '2.0'); $rss->channel(title => 'freshmeat.net', link => 'http://freshmeat.net', description => 'the one-stop-shop for all your software n +eeds', ); $rss->image(title => 'freshmeat.net', url => 'http://freshmeat.net/images/fm.mini.jpg', link => 'http://freshmeat.net', width => 88, height => 31, description => 'This is the Freshmeat image stupid' ); $rss->add_item(title => "GTKeyboard 0.85", # creates a guid field with permaLink=true permaLink => "http://freshmeat.net/news/1999/06/21/930003829. +html", # alternately creates a guid field with permaLink=false # guid => "gtkeyboard-0.85 enclosure => { url=>$url, type=>"application/x-bittorrent" } +, description => 'blah blah' );

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by rustyjuggler (Initiate) on Oct 12, 2006 at 12:38 UTC

    Sorry for the bad question. I wanted to have a picture in every item, but I figured it out.

    If you add something like this to the description it works:
    &lt;img src=" (image link) " border="0" /&gt;
    So I see I misunderstood where the link that actually insert the pictures in the items where on the feed I looked at.

    Thanks for the help
    Anders, Norway

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