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"Subscribe" URL?

Postby Jake » 20 Jul 2006, 19:32

I've found subscribing to new feeds is a bit of a pain. In Firefox, I click on the little RSS feed in the address bar which adds a Live bookmark. Then I have to edit the live bookmark to get the actual feed address. Then I open ttrss and add a feed, entering the address and such.

I've found an extension which simplifies things somewhat, LiveLines. It lets you copy the feed URL to the clipboard, or submit it to various feed readers.

One option is to submit the feed to a URL. Is there some URL that I can submit to within TTRSS that'll subscribe to a new feed, like "http://myserver.com/ttrss/subscribe.php?feed=http://otherserver.com/feed.xml"?

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Postby fox » 20 Jul 2006, 20:17

I've found subscribing to new feeds is a bit of a pain. In Firefox, I click on the little RSS feed in the address bar which adds a Live bookmark. Then I have to edit the live bookmark to get the actual feed address. Then I open ttrss and add a feed, entering the address and such.


Yep, Firefox authors didn't make this easy. Unfortunately, neither can I - the software is downloadable, I can't just make "add to tt-rss" button a-la bloglines.

Anyway, try this URL:

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PATH_TO_TTRSS/backend.php?op=pref-feeds&subop=add&quiet=1&feed_url=YOUR_URL


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Postby Jake » 26 Jul 2006, 01:35

That's just what I needed. Thank you!

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subscribing with a "&" in the url

Postby sam » 13 Sep 2006, 10:21

How can I use the URL you specified above

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PATH_TO_TTRSS/backend.php?op=pref-feeds&subop=add&quiet=1&feed_url=YOUR_URL

if

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YOUR_URL
contains "&".

e.g. http://www/mywebpage?a=1&rss=1

all that gets to the feed is: http://www/mywebpage?a=1

It seems like ttrss doesnt parse it correctly and assumes the & is a separator for its arguments.

Otherwise congratulation on the terrific application.

Sam.

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Postby fox » 13 Sep 2006, 10:38

This should have nothing to do with tt-rss per se. You need to properly urlencode() URL parameters like web-browser does, which would take care of ampersands and such.

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I have actually been working on this

Postby seanodonnell » 06 Oct 2006, 18:56

I have a working bookmarklet for tiny tiny rss that lets me simply click on it, its autodetects <link rel="alternate" tags in the page and let me subscribe to the feed. Its currently being cleanup up a bit, but i expect to post it here by Sunday night (GMT) at latest. The way it works should allow it to be included in any copy of ttrss so users can just drag it to the bookmark toolbar in firefox.

Sean

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Postby jd2066 » 09 Apr 2007, 13:41

fox wrote:Yep, Firefox authors didn't make this easy. Unfortunately, neither can I - the software is downloadable, I can't just make "add to tt-rss" button a-la bloglines.

Actually you can make the Firefox RSS icon open tt-rss.
A tutorial is at http://labnol.blogspot.com/2006/07/fire ... w-rss.html
Justin

Edit: I just noticed this it already in the wiki at http://tt-rss.spb.ru/trac/wiki/Firefox20Integration.
Sorry for the useless post.


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