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How do I generate a Media RSS Feed?

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Community Member, 191 Posts

28 October 2008 at 1:02pm

Edited: 28/10/2008 2:14pm

Does RSSFeed support Media RSS? I'd like to include mp3's of a radio show in the feed.

I tried:

// RSS 
      function init() { 
         RSSFeed::linkToFeed($this->Link() . "rss"); 
      function rss() { 
         $rss = new RSSFeed($this->LatestUpdates(), $this->Link(), "Pet World", "", "Title", "Content", "AudioFile"); 

      function LatestUpdates() { 
         // 5 is the number of items listed 
         return DataObject::get("AudioPetWorldPage", "", "Created Desc", "", 5); 

Everything works except the audio file.



Forum Moderator, 801 Posts

1 November 2008 at 12:03pm

MediaRSS is a separate specification - its not "auto-detected" in any way in the RSSFeed class that you want your output to comply to this specification. Have a look here:

Your best bet is to subclass RSSFeed and overload some of the methods and/or create new ones for the things specific to MediaRSS. Let us know how you go on, this could be a nice addition for a little module or recipe!


Community Member, 191 Posts

3 November 2008 at 4:40pm

Thanks Ingo for the response. That probably exceeds my knowledge but maybe a co-worker and I can figure something out. If we do, we'll definitely post our results.