Importing RSS Feeds Into Joomla Articles

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Importing RSS Feeds Into Joomla Articles



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This tutorial will show you how to take an RSS feed and import it into your  Joomla site. Each item on the RSS feed will become a separate Joomla article. We use this technique for a couple purposes:

Distributing our content to other Joomla sites. For example, we use this technique to showing these tutorials on Alledia.com.
Importing blogs and news on a particular topic from other sites. This way people can read them all in one place.

We’re going to use a component called 4RSS from 4RSS.com.
Installing and Configuring 4RSS

Go to the 4RSS page on the Joomla Extensions Directory and download the file.
You’ll see a file on your desktop with a name very similar to com_4ss_1.3.06.zip
Go to the administrator area of your Joomla site, then Extensions >> Install / Uninstall.
Click “Browse” to locate the package file and then click “Upload File and Install”.
Go to Components >> 4RSS
Click “New” in the top-right corner and you’ll see a screen like the one below:

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