Enable RSS feeds and subscriptions in Posts

You can display an RSS icon that users can click to subscribe to new Posts that are displayed on an element on a site page. This process is the same to turn on the Subscription "bell" icon.

These RSS feeds will also allow you to use third-party services, such as dlvr.it, in order to post items on social media.

To display an RSS icon or the Subscription option for a Posts element, you must first set a default board post page for the Board the element is set to display. If you do not already have a default landing page for the Board, create one before adjusting the RSS settings (you can always set the page to be hidden from site navigation if you don't want it to appear as a clickable link.)

Note: If a default board post page is deleted, any enabled subscriptions and/or RSS feeds will also be removed.

To display RSS feed links on Posts elements:

  1. Go to the Posts module. 

    where to find posts module in module menu

  2. Open up the folder that contains the Board, hover over the action menu, and click "Settings" to open up the Board settings.

    arrow pointing to 3-dot more actions menu then board settings menu

  3. Make sure the "Enable RSS" checkbox is selected. There is also a checkbox for "Enable Subscriptions" if you would like to select that option.

    arrow showing how to find RSS and subscription boxes to check on in settings

  4. In Composer > Pages, go to an element that displays posts from this Board. Open the Element Settings, and in the "Controls" section, select the "Display alert icons" checkbox.

    element settings showing how to check the box that shows display alert icons

The RSS and subscription bell icons will appear on the page, above the Posts element.

Alert and subscription icons displayed on page

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