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If you have previously created a FeedSweep, paste the previously generated code to edit that Widget.




 
1. Enter Feed URLs

FeedSweep understands:
• RSS and variants
• RDF
• Atom


Multiple feeds will be aggregated together and displayed as if a single feed.
Minimum: 1, Maximum: 5
 
2. Define Filters

Filters can be
applied against:
• feeds
• articles of feeds
Click to toggle the Filter Wizard open/closed
Click for help on defining filters
Filter with all of the words
  with the exact phrase
  with at least one of the words
  without the words
Where my words occur
When articles dated
Limit articles to include
 
 

The case-insensitive keywords and conditions that determines which articles ("items" or "entries") from the source feeds will be included or excluded.
Default: No filters, Maximum: 150 characters
 
3. General Options
Title:
  The title appearing on the top of the FeedSweep.
  Default value: First valid title found in feeds
Max no. of Articles:
  The total maximum number of articles ("items" or "entries") that will display. This applies after the union of feeds is completed, filtered and sorted.
  Default value: 5, Maximum: 50
Max Article Length:
  The max number of characters displayed per article ("item" or "entry"). The character count only includes plain-text character counts.
  Default value: 200, Maximum: 3000
Max Headline Length:
  The max number of characters displayed per article headline.
  Default value: One third (1/3) of Max Article Length, Maximum: 3000
Date Sort:
  Determines if all articles are to be sorted by date.
  Default value: Newest to Oldest
Date and Time Format:
  Specifies the format for article dates. Read about date and time formats.
  Default value: ddd, MMM d yyyy - h:mm tt
Time Adjustment:
  Determines how dates read from feeds are adjusted for display.
Include Title: Yes   No
  Determines whether the FeedSweep will include the title on top.
Include Headlines: Yes   No
  Determines whether article headlines will be included.
Include Articles: Yes   No
 
  Determines whether articles (technically, items or entries) will be included, and whether or not HTML and/or pictures are retained in the article.
Include Dates: Yes   No
  Determines whether article dates will be included.
Article Link: Yes   No
  Determines whether article hyperlinks will be included. A hyperlink contains a clickable URL back to the source of the article.
Open New Windows: Yes   No
  Should client browsers open new windows when your visitors click on articles in this FeedSweep?
Title Link:
  When displaying a single feed, the title of the FeedSweep may link to the homepage or original source of the feed.
Category:
  How best to categorize the target audience of this FeedSweep?
  Required
Language:
  In what language is the web site or blog hosting this FeedSweep?
 
4. Choose Implementation

Your choice of "Implementation" will open up different sections below.
Implementation:     
Determines how FeedSweep will generate the structure of its output. If the CSS Class
using DIVS
implementation is selected, you are expected to have your own CSS style
sheet defined within the page hosting your FeedSweep widget.

The extended CSS class names provide for advanced levels of control and only advanced
web developers should choose an implementation other than HTML Tables. See Examples
and the How-To Section of Articles for detailed CSS Class using DIVS implementation
instructions.

 
5. CSS Implementation
FeedSweep Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name of the FeedSweep's entire DIV.
  Default value: feedsweep
Link Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name for Link Anchor tags.
  Default value: feedsweep_link
Title Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name of the FeedSweep's Title DIV.
  Default value: feedsweep_title
Item Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name of each Item DIV.
  Default value: feedsweep_item
Date Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name of each Date DIV.
  Default value: feedsweep_date
Headline Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name of each Headline DIV.
  Default value: feedsweep_headline
Body Class Name: Click for help on CSS
  CSS Class Name of each Body DIV.
  Default value: feedsweep_body
 
5. HTML Implementation

When you choose a pre-defined look, the parameters in the following section will be set.

However, you can override any setting.
Sample FeedSweep
Fri, Apr 9 2007 - 12:00 PM
A Sample News Item
This is just filler text so that you see how article will appear inside your FeedSweep. We can't really believe you've kept reading this far. When an article gets too long, we cut it off with an ellipses. Your visitors can read more by clicking on the article...
Powered by FeedSweep
 
5a. Customize Layout
Width: px
  The width (in pixels) of the FeedSweep.
  Default value: 225
Cell Padding: px
  The padding space (in pixels) around articles.
  Default value: 3
Border Width: px
  The width of the border (in pixels) of the FeedSweep.
  Default value: 1
Border Style:
  The style of the border of the FeedSweep.
Separator Width: px
  The width of the separator lines (in pixels) between articles.
  Default value: 1
Separator Style:
  The style of the separator lines between articles.
Include XML Button: Yes   No
  Determines whether an XML will be shown (single feeds only).
 
5b. Customize Color
FeedSweep Background: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for the background of the FeedSweep.
  Default value: #FFFFFF
FeedSweep Borders: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for the borders of the FeedSweep.
  Default value: #E0E0E0
Title: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for the FeedSweep title.
  Default value: #000000
Headline: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for article headlines.
  Default value: #808080
Article: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for articles ("items" or "entries").
  Default value: #000000
Date: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for article dates.
  Default value: #404040
Title Background: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for the FeedSweep title.
  Default value: Value of the FeedSweep borders
Headline Background: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for article headlines.
  Default value: Value of the FeedSweep background
Article Background: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for article backgrounds.
  Default value: Value of the FeedSweep background
Date Background: Click to pick color
  The HTML color value or name for article dates.
  Default value: Value of the FeedSweep background
 
5c. Customize Font
Title Font:
  HTML font family for FeedSweep title.
  Default value: Sans-Serif
Title Size: .pt
  Font size (in points) for the FeedSweep title.
  Default value: 12
Headline Font:
  HTML font family for article headlines.
  Default value: Sans-Serif
Headline Size: .pt
  Font size (in points) for article headlines.
  Default value: 10
Article Font:
  HTML font family for articled.
  Default value: Sans-Serif
Article Size: .pt
  Font size (in points) for articles.
  Default value: 8
Date Font:
  HTML font family for article dates.
  Default value: Sans-Serif
Date Size: .pt
  Font size (in points) for article dates.
  Default value: 8
 
5d. Customize Alignment
Title Alignment:
  Determines how the title is aligned.
Date Alignment:
  Determines how article dates are aligned.
Headline Alignment:
  Determines how article headlines are aligned.
Article Alignment:
  Determines how articles (an "item" or "entry") are horizontally aligned.
 
5e. Customize Text Effects
Title Bold: Yes   No
  Determines whether the FeedSweep title is bolded.
Title Italic: Yes   No
  Determines whether the FeedSweep title is italicized.
Headline Bold: Yes   No
  Determines whether article headlines are bolded.
Headline Italic: Yes   No
  Determines whether article headlines are italicized.
Article Bold: Yes   No
  Determines whether articles are bolded.
Article Italic: Yes   No
  Determines whether articles are italicized.
Date Bold: Yes   No
  Determines whether article dates are bolded.
Date Italic: Yes   No
  Determines whether article dates are italicized.
 
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