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I'm trying to display multiple feeds using the fetch_feed function. Its working well thus far except I can't figure out why the title for each individual rss feed will not show up. Here is my code:

<?php // Get RSS Feed(s)
include_once(ABSPATH . WPINC . '/feed.php');
$rsslist = array(   'http://www.lt11.com/rss',
                    'http://feeds.feedburner.com/climbingnarc'
                );
$rss = fetch_feed($rsslist);
if (!is_wp_error( $rss ) ) : 
$maxitems = $rss->get_item_quantity(25); 
$rss_items = $rss->get_items(0, $maxitems); 
endif;
?>
    <?php if ($maxitems == 0) echo '<li>No items.</li>';
    else
    foreach ( $rss_items as $item ) : ?>
    <li class="feed"> 
        <a href='<?php echo esc_url( $item->get_permalink() ); ?>'
        title='<?php echo 'Posted '.$item->get_date('j F Y | g:i a'); ?>'>
        <?php echo esc_html( $item->get_date('j/n/Y - g:i A') ); ?> - <div class="feeditemtitle"><?php echo esc_html( $item->get_title() ); ?></div> - <?php echo esc_html($rss->get_title() ); ?></a>
    </li>
    <?php endforeach; ?>        

Its that list bit that calls for the title of the rss feed. If I only fetch one feed then the title shows up. When I fetch more than one feed as in the example above, the title does not show up. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks!

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I don't see anything to suggest that fetch_feed is supposed to accept an array of values. That is not mentioned in the Codex, nor the source, @param string $url URL to retrieve feed.

That said, fetch_feed passes things off to SimplePie's set_feed_url($url); which does accept an array. And that Simplepie docs page is, I think, where your answer is. The RSS feed name is $item->get_feed()->get_title() not $rss->get_title()

I am still a bit cautious since you are passing an array through a WordPress function that doesn't appear to be meant for it.

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Passing an array in is fine; the WordPress function is just incorrectly documented, see WP bug #22140. –  Ryan McCue Dec 4 '12 at 2:54
    
Thanks @RyanMcCue. Looks like there is a patch for the source documentation. Maybe I'll straighten out the Codex. –  s_ha_dum Dec 4 '12 at 5:01
    
@s_ha_dum Thank you so much! That worked like a charm! :) –  Jordan Shipman Dec 4 '12 at 17:07
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