Can i add a blog RSS feed thing to my homepage?

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do you know what im talking about?
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John McCarthy

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Sanja, Official Rep

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Hi John

Yes.. you can add a blog RSS feed. Go to the Widgetbox Gallery and peruse their selection. Then type in the blog feed address you want. Copy the HTML code and paste in the Widgetbox box.

Please feel free to ask for further clarification if needed.
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Emmy

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Thanks Littleus! John, let us know if you have further questions.
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tanveerahmed2k8

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i cant find this? whree exact?
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Laura Thomas, Social Media Coordinator

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This is how to add an RSS widget to your site:

1. Open the "Advanced" folder on the sidebar to your right.
2. Drag and drop the "RSS feed" widget onto your page.
3. Click on "Edit" on the green widget tool bar
4. In the properties sidebar click on "edit your link"
5. A link editor will open up. You need to replace the default URL with a URL of a feed that you want. For example, pasting the following URL will create a Yahoo! News RSS feed: http://rss.news.yahoo.com/rss/topstories.
6. When you are done click "OK" in the link editor and then click "apply" in the properties side bar.

An RSS feed with automatically updated links on the subject of your choice will be added to your site.

Alternatively, you can easily add an RSS feed to your site with a widget from our Widgetbox Gallery as Sanja mentioned above, this is how:

1. Drag and drop a Widgetbox Gallery widget onto your page.
2. A dialog box will open, search for 'RSS' to see all the widgets available.
3. Choose the RSS feed you would like to use on your site.
4. Edit your settings to customise your widget.
5. Click on the green 'Get Widget' button and it will be saved and added to your page.
6. Save and preview your page to view the widget.
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Monica

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ok i m still confused!
I want my viewers to subscribe to my blog (which i have on my site) from any where on my site.
That means can i out a "subscribe to my blog" link on every page of my site?
One more question, can i add this link to an image?
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Monica

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I mean i dont want an rss reader, i want a subscribe to my rss link.
i hope i m able to explain u wat i want :(
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Dré

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Hi Monica,

If you would like to create your own RSS manually - please click here to view a short tutorial - Creating an RSS feed for your site.

Hope this helps!
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Monica

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I m more confused now!
Does it mean my blog doesn't has any RSS?
If not then why by default my blog has "subscribe to my blog" thing?
And if my blog's rss already exists i dont wanna create more rss, i just wanna give my blog's rss-link a bit more exposure on other pages!
Can somebody shade some more light on it please?
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tanveerahmed2k8

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u have to embed it from your other page
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Monica

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embed how?
Does that mean there already exists an rss of my blog?
If yes, should i just copy that link and embed anywhere i want?
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diane

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Monica, your blog does have an rss feed. You can find it at yoursite.yolasite.com/blog.rss
Just add a text widget, insert an rss icon image (you can find them anywhere on the internet), type "subscribe to my blog" and then highlight the image and text and link them to the url to your feed.

It would be nice though if Yola would provide all the blog widgets on regular pages too. Maybe someday!

Hope this helps.
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Monica

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You are an angle Diane..
These were the simple words i just wanted to hear "yes u have a blog feed n u can link it anywhere u want"
You gave me just that
Thanks alot :)
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Monica

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Ok one more thing i wanted to ask is:
just as creating a new rss for website etc is too cumbersome.
I was just thinking how about if i use my blog just to tell my readers what i have updated on my website.
This way when they would be reading my blog rss, they would ultimately be reading about my updates!
Is there a reason i shouldnt be implementing this idea? (i m asking just to be sure i m doing nothing wrong :P )
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diane

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Sounds like a good idea to me!
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Monica

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Thanks Diane :)
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SilverX

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I think this helps.
When creating a blog page using yola , it automaticaly creates a rss feed. To getting it is a trick.
My blog is
http://www.eSecrets.tk/mobile

and its rss is
Http://www.eSecrets.tk/mobile.Rss

hope these helps.
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If you want to embed feed on your website you can use http://bncscripts.com/free-php-rss-pa...