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How to add a Google Reader feed to WordPress

Written by: Peter Fisher on October 15, 2012
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WordPressYou may of noticed that in the footer there is a Google RSS feed to other web development blogs that I read.  The feed is collected in Google Reader and will change whenever the feed picks up new content.

To add one on your site do the following:

1. Login to Google Reader

2. Select the feed that you wish to use

A list of all the feeds in Google Reader

3.  Click on Reader Settings

The Google Reader settings are in the settings menu

4. Click on the Folders and Tags tab

Google Reader folder and tags option

5. Click on the public setting for the feed.  This will turn orange when its public

Google Reader Public Setting. It will turn orange when the feed is marked as public

6. Once the fee is public (turned orange) click on the ‘Add to blog roll’ link.

Google Reader Add to blog roll link

7. A pop up will be displayed, configure the settings for the feed and copy the code. Paste this code in a word press widget or in the HTML.  I have mine in its own footer menu

 

 

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Peter Fisher is a web developer working in Gloucester UK. Founder of the digital agency Websomatic, author of this blog and the HowToCodeWell Youtube channel. Peter has over ten years of web development experience under his belt

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