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RSS Component

This component allows a user to display an external RSS feed on their site and customize the output (e.g. limit the number of items, show/hide content).

  • Found in Sidekick > Content
  • Required content: RSS URL
  • Optional check box fields:
    • Open Links in New Window
    • Display Publish Date
    • Display Title 
    • Display Description
    • Display Author
    • Total Limit [display top X items; dafault value 5]
    • Age Limit [display items with a maximum age of x days; default value 0 for unlimited]
    • No Items Message [enter message to be displayed when RSS feed is empty; default is no message.  
  • Custom Colours Applicable:  No  

How to use

  1. In Sidekick > Content, click on "RSS"
  2. Drag "RSS" onto page
  3. Double click, or right-click to edit
  4. Add RSS URL
  5. Fill in optional check box fields:
    • Open Links in New Window
    • Display Publish Date
    • Display Title 
    • Display Description
    • Display Author
    • Total Limit [display top X items; dafault value 5]
    • Age Limit [display items with a maximum age of x days; default value 0 for unlimited]
    • No Items Message [enter message to be displayed when RSS feed is empty; default is no message.
  6. Click OK
Screen capture of how to drag and drop RSS component
Drag & drop RSS component from sidekick