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I'm trying to import some feeds but a lot of websites doesnt show options like Feed Field Name and Pligg Field Name when I insert the feed URL. Which types of feed can I use in this module? thnks!

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    You didn't mention what version or template you're using but when I set mine up on 1.22 I use three fields from the feed to three fields within Pligg.

    Many RSS Feeds will look like this:

    feed field name: link --- pligg field name: link_url

    feed field name: title --- pligg field name: link_title

    feed field name: description --- pligg field name: link_content

    A Facebook Feed might look like this:

    feed field name: title --- pligg field name: link_title

    feed field name: link --- pligg field name: link_url

    feed field name: summary --- pligg field name: link_content

    A Atom Feed may look slightly different:

    feed field name: title --- pligg field name: link_title

    -- feed field name: link_ --- pligg field name: link_url

    -- feed field name: atom_content --- pligg field name: link_content

    I'm sure there's other variations and there are plenty more field types on both sides but these settings should get you started with some useable feeds.

    You can set the 'feed items limit' to just one item and run it from setup for testing. Then raise the limit to what you want and delete the item or leave it. Look at the home page or the refreshed news management page as some feeds look broken in the RSS display but render just fine after Pligg and the module parse the feed abd clean it up.

    Also, some feeds need to have 'feed order' set to '0' while others work with '1' to make the chronologic order match the feed. I just set all mine to '0' and set 'feed items' limit to two or three. If it looks chronologicly wrong or backwards I set it back to the default '1'.

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    Sorry, I'm using pligg rc2 with rss importer 2. After change 'feed order' it seems to work now. Tnks jhawkin!

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