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Blog Subscription?


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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4096 Posts

24 May 2008 at 6:47am

I know the blog module supports RSS, but in my estimation, most users aren't RSS-aware yet. I'm wondering if there would be a way do e-mail notifications, sort of the way MySpace does, when new blogs are published. It would allow users to "subscribe" to the blog by submitting their e-mail address.

I know it will probably require some custom coding, but any idea where to start? Maybe this is another widget that could be added to the blog module.

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UncleCheese

Forum Moderator, 4096 Posts

29 May 2008 at 5:25am

No ideas on how this can be done?

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dio5

Community Member, 501 Posts

29 May 2008 at 5:42am

This is not so difficult, I have done this a few times...
However, if you want to make it yrself really easy, you can just use a feedburner rss address and use their email subscription form

http://www.feedburner.com/fb/a/publishers/fbemail