[thelist] creating RSS pages

Will willthemoor at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 22:52:21 CDT 2009

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-phprss/ is the
tutorial I used to get a handle on it. sounds like you might just be
missing the

header("Content-Type: application/rss+xml");


On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 10:20 AM, Nan Harbison<nan at nanharbison.com> wrote:
> Anthony,
> Hmmm, I am not sure I understand this! I am trying to have the page validate
> on feedvalidator.org and it has to show up on a web page,  I am trying to
> copy this page:
> http://www.concordtv.org/site/cbbrss
> For a local TV station
> I have followed directions on various how to do rss sites, and it doesn't
> validate. I get an undefined root element, which was copied RIGHT from a
> tutorial!
> Thanks for your help.
> Nan
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anthony Baratta [mailto:anthony at baratta.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:13 PM
> To: nan at nanharbison.com; thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thelist] creating RSS pages
> Nan Harbison wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> For the first time I have to create an RSS feed. I googled it and
>> found lots of resources, but can't find the answer to one really
>> obvious question! What file extension do I use? I got error messages
>> with .php, if I use .xml, it doesn't read the php included that is
>> needed to draw the data out of the database.
> It's not your local file extension. It's the HTTP content-type of the file
> you send (and you can "name" the resulting file anything you want with the
> HTTP headers).
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