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Umbraco - RSS Feed for every page.

Part 1: Create A XSLT Macro for RSS Feeds:

a) Create a new XSLT Macro and Select 'RSS Feed' for the template.  Call it RSS.

b) Ammed the line that starts <xsl:variable name="SiteURL" to what is highlighted below to create a feed on every page:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
  xmlns:umbraco.library="urn:umbraco.library" xmlns:Exslt.ExsltCommon="urn:Exslt.ExsltCommon" xmlns:Exslt.ExsltDatesAndTimes="urn:Exslt.ExsltDatesAndTimes" xmlns:Exslt.ExsltMath="urn:Exslt.ExsltMath" xmlns:Exslt.ExsltRegularExpressions="urn:Exslt.ExsltRegularExpressions" xmlns:Exslt.ExsltStrings="urn:Exslt.ExsltStrings" xmlns:Exslt.ExsltSets="urn:Exslt.ExsltSets" xmlns:ucomponents.cms="urn:ucomponents.cms" xmlns:ucomponents.dates="urn:ucomponents.dates""""" xmlns:ucomponents.members="urn:ucomponents.members" xmlns:ucomponents.nodes="urn:ucomponents.nodes""" xmlns:ucomponents.strings="urn:ucomponents.strings" xmlns:ucomponents.urls="urn:ucomponents.urls" xmlns:ucomponents.xml="urn:ucomponents.xml" xmlns:PS.XSLTsearch="urn:PS.XSLTsearch"
  exclude-result-prefixes="msxml umbraco.library Exslt.ExsltCommon Exslt.ExsltDatesAndTimes Exslt.ExsltMath Exslt.ExsltRegularExpressions Exslt.ExsltStrings Exslt.ExsltSets ucomponents.cms ucomponents.dates ucomponents.members ucomponents.nodes ucomponents.strings ucomponents.urls ucomponents.xml PS.XSLTsearch ">

  <xsl:output method="xml" omit-xml-declaration="yes"/>

  <xsl:param name="currentPage"/>

  <!-- Update these variables to modify the feed -->
  <xsl:variable name="RSSNoItems" select="string('10')"/>
  <xsl:variable name="RSSTitle" select="string('RSS Feed')"/>
  <xsl:variable name="SiteURL" select="concat(' http://',string (umbraco.library:RequestServerVariables('HTTP_HOST')))"/>
  <xsl:variable name="RSSDescription" select="string('Add your description here')"/>

  <!-- This gets all news and events and orders by updateDate to use for the pubDate in RSS feed -->
  <xsl:variable name="pubDate">
    <xsl:for-each select="$currentPage/* [@isDoc]">
      <xsl:sort select="@createDate" data-type="text" order="descending" />
      <xsl:if test="position() = 1">
        <xsl:value-of select="updateDate" />

  <xsl:template match="/">
    <!-- change the mimetype for the current page to xml -->
    <xsl:value-of select="umbraco.library:ChangeContentType('text/xml')"/>

    <xsl:text disable-output-escaping="yes">&lt;?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?&gt;</xsl:text>
    <rss version="2.0"

          <xsl:value-of select="$RSSTitle"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="$SiteURL"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="$pubDate"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="$RSSDescription"/>

        <xsl:apply-templates select="$currentPage/* [@isDoc and string(umbracoNaviHide) != '1']">
          <xsl:sort select="@createDate" order="descending" />


  <xsl:template match="* [@isDoc]">
    <xsl:if test="position() &lt;= $RSSNoItems">
          <xsl:value-of select="@nodeName"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="$SiteURL"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="umbraco.library:NiceUrl(@id)"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="umbraco.library:FormatDateTime(@createDate,'r')" />
          <xsl:value-of select="$SiteURL"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="umbraco.library:NiceUrl(@id)"/>
          <xsl:value-of select="concat('&lt;![CDATA[ ', ./bodyText,']]&gt;')" disable-output-escaping="yes"/>


Part 2: Create a RSS Template

a) In Umbraco go to Settings --> Templates --> Right Click --> Create --> And give yor Template a name, such as RSS or FEED.  Note the name you give the Page will be the name of your Feed page.

So for example:

www.mywebsite/somepage/feed.aspx .

b) Insert your RSS Macro in to the Template.Make sure there is no white spaces.  Example:

<%@ Master Language="C#" MasterPageFile="~/umbraco/masterpages/default.master" AutoEventWireup="true" %>
<asp:Content ContentPlaceHolderID="ContentPlaceHolderDefault" runat="server"><umbraco:Macro Alias="RssFeed" runat="server"></umbraco:Macro>

Part 3: View your RSS feed.

Go to any page on your website.

For example:

Change the extension to:


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