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Joshua Luna
06-14-2006, 06:11 PM
Is this a feature others would be interested in? I like the forum, but the old mail list was great because you "passively" received updates and discussions. Admittadly I sometimes forget to come to the forum for weeks on end. Getting a nice forum + RSS would be pretty ideal if you ask me :)

Does vBulletin support RSS?

Is this a features others would be interested in subscribing to?

pingpongjedi
06-14-2006, 11:07 PM
i would love that

jdarlack
06-15-2006, 08:48 AM
I'd be interested! I'm an RSS junkie now.

tcblack
06-23-2006, 04:25 PM
Does vBulletin support RSS?
I don't see it: http://www.vbulletin.com/features.php

Edit: Yes I do see it! This is a really large page to download though (http://www.vbulletin.com/docs/onepage/#item42)

External Data Provider

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Besides the main forums, the search friendly archive and the printable version of a thread, you can also choose to turn on the external data provider. (vBulletin Options > vBulletin Options > External Data Provider)

Here you can select which type can be turned on/off. You can choose between javascript, rss and/or xml.
http://files.vbulletin.com/doc_images/vboptions/external.png

* Enable External Javascript
This setting allows you to enable/disable the Javascript content syndication system that allows you to embed vBulletin data in HTML pages.

If you set this option to 'yes', you can call it by going to:
http://www.example.com/forum/external.php?type=js

You could use javascript directly in your html pages to control the returned data.
* Enable RSS Syndication
This setting allows you to enable/disable the RSS content syndication system.

If you set this option to 'yes', you can call it by going to:
http://www.example.com/forum/external.php?type=rss

(example) There is a news-plugin for Trillian which lets you use RSS feeds to get the latest information posted in your Trillian program.
* Enable XML Syndication
This setting allows you to enable/disable the XML content syndication system.

If you set this option to 'yes', you can call it by going to:
http://www.example.com/forum/external.php?type=xml

When you are done, click the [Save] button to apply the changes.

Joshua Luna
08-08-2006, 04:47 AM
Any chance of the BW forum having RSS enabled?

SkipB
08-09-2006, 01:33 AM
I think it is a great idea, there are so few times I see something in the email announcement that makes me want to take the extra time to wade into the forum, but I miss the feel of the community. This would be great. I noticed that it has been over a year since I logged in to post.
skipB

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Rollin J Blackburn
Professor of Biblical Languages & Literature
Reformed Episcopal Seminary

vr8ce
08-09-2006, 08:06 AM
Is this a feature others would be interested in? I like the forum, but the old mail list was great because you "passively" received updates and discussions. Admittadly I sometimes forget to come to the forum for weeks on end. Getting a nice forum + RSS would be pretty ideal if you ask me :)

While you're waiting for RSS, why not just subscribe to the forum(s) you're interested in?

frdee
08-10-2006, 04:24 AM
I was just thinking yesterday how it woud be incredibly helpful to have the availability of updates to BW on an RSS feed. I know it doesn't take much time to hit "help - bibleworks on the web - check for updates", but it would be more convenient to receive an update together with my other feeds.

Further, I would seventh the proposal to have all the forum messages on RSS

Damian McGrath