I mean that if I want to publish news feeds ,blog updates like bloglines and techmeme . I and my users should have possibility to add RSS entries and the feeds should be published .

For now I am using feedwordpress .But here it is grabbing the blog authors emails and creating the accounts on my site for them .For example If I add readandwriteweb's feed .Every time when the authors puclish a post on that site . That plugin is creating accounts for them.And this plugin allows only blog admin to add RSS entries .I wanted to allow the registered users to add RSS entries .

Does anybody implemented such aggregation functionality or created such aggregator using wordpress ? Could any one help me Thanks !

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    Please specify required functionality or example sites, question is too general.
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    Sep 13, 2010 at 7:02

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you can change the settings in feedwordpress and have only one user for all syndicated post.

that should solve your problem, no ?


Pro Theme Design's Accumulo theme for Wordpress gives you the functionality to add RSS widgets to aggregate content from feeds, inspired by Alltop & WPTopics. A different layout organized by title, but you can see more on a page.


Feedwwordpress is probably the best tool for the job. Unfortunately it isn't very friendly for modifying. The author's site is a bit confusing to navigate and will confound most basic wordpress users. The source code is long, convoluted, occasionally commented and sometimes a little funny. (See feedwordpress/feedwordpress-walker-category-checklist.class.php for a chuckle.)

But it works, and should work for Wordpress 2.6-3.1. It even supports rss feeds being put into custom post types (though you'll have to work though a little trial and error to get a custom field into your post type.)

It's a beast to write a modifying plugin for. Though I'd done one last year, I've spend the last day going through the source code because I was needing to write another fwp modifying plugin. I'm finally giving up and working around the problem in a different way.

As to your concern about FWP adding authors -- you know there's a setting for that, and you can set it on a per-feed basis. You can map authors to existing users rather easily.

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