[wp-hackers] Linking stylesheet to RSS feeds

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Thu Jun 18 18:12:18 GMT 2009

Lynne Pope wrote:
> That's the thing - feed readers and aggregators are not web browsers. They
> expect to get plain content, not a web page and have their own user
> interfaces for displaying the XML data they receive.
> Even those aggregators that preserve XSL styling can usually be overridden
> by user preferences so once your feed has been accessed by someone (or by an
> app) there is really no control over how it is presented. The same is also
> true for web pages actually - the styling we provide can be completely
> changed by the person viewing our sites.
> I've never used this plugin, but it might provide a starting point for
> styling your feeds: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/feed-styler/ It adds
> inline styling.

I did try out Feed Styler (no longer supported) during the past few 
days, Lynne. Only seems to work with FeedBurner feeds and doesn't affect 
the raw feed when you view it in the browser.

Didn't think to check it in a feed reader!

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