Configuring Feeds

Feeds are enabled by default. From the Admin Console, you can turn feeds on or off, specify which format should be available and whether users (via their feed readers) should be required to send a username and password with feed requests.

Fastpath: Admin Console: System > Settings > Feeds

To enable and configure feeds:

  1. In the Admin Console, go to System > Settings > Feeds.
  2. To enable the feeds, set Enable Feeds to Enabled.
  3. In Author Format, select how the author information must be sent in RSS 1.0 and RSS 2.0 feeds: in a <dc:creator> or <author> element.
  4. In Basic Authentication, select if the basic authentication is required or not.

    If you have an internal community (for example, communities that typically involve only employees or other internal audiences), basic authentication is required by default.

  5. In Default Format, select the feed format.
  6. In Number of Items, enter the number of items to be displayed in a feed.
  7. In Show, select if the summary or the full text of the item must be sent.
  8. Click Save Settings.
Note: If you have SSO enabled in your community, feeds are not supported because feed reader cannot follow HTTP redirects for authentication.