Aggregating RSS feeds on a Web page

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What options exist for presenting multiple remote RSS feeds on a single Web page in order to publish a shared news portal on a Web site?

There are a number of free RSS feed-conversion Web services, such as, where you can type in the Web address for an RSS feed to get a copy of JavaScript code that you can put in a Web page to retrieve and display the updated feed when the page is visited. These services typically route feed requests through their own RSS gateway. If you are using a content-management system, check whether your software already supports publishing news-aggregation pages on the Web site. If you use Macromedia Dreamweaver, an extension is available for placing RSS feeds inside Web pages. You can find a source-code example of using JavaScript to retrieve and display RSS content from your own server.

AJAX JavaScript is limited to requesting information from the server from which the page was loaded, so displaying remote feeds requires a gateway program or proxy service on the Web server to retrieve content from remote systems. The free RSS Display Boxes software from uses PHP on the server and JavaScript on the client browser to support the placement of multiple RSS feeds in HTML DIV sections on Web pages.

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