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Frequently Asked Questions

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RSS Viewer FAQ expand

1  How do I change the default feeds in the RSS Viewer ? + -

  • You can change the default feeds already present in the RSS Viewer by editing the URLS in the custom properties section in the app part properties

+ - 2  RSS Viewer does not work on my site after adding it. What do I do now ?

  • Please check the number of feeds and number of headers present. They should be equal
  • Please check the feeds and headers are in the correct comma separated value format
  • Please check and query the individual urls in the browser. They all should return valid html data

+ - 3  I want to edit the default feeds in the RSS Viewer. However I do not see the custom properties section on the app part properties ?

  • Enable the custom scripting features in the SharePoint admin panel. For instructions visit this MSDN link.

+ - 4  How do I change the theme and color scheme of the RSS Viewer ?

  • RSS Viewer is pre-equipped with 24 eye-pleasing jQuery themes. Use the custom properties section to select a theme as per your requirements.
  • If you need a theme specially designed for your site, please contact us at contact@beyondintranet.com

+ - 5  Are there any other customization options available other than the ones already present in the configuration ?

+ - 6  I am having trouble adding over n RSS feeds on the one install, is that the limit?

  • There is limit of characters to set RSS feeds in custom property but, You can increase the RSS feeds by using Shortened urls. Suppose you want to use "https://news.google.com/news/rss/search/section/q/mott%20foundation/mott%20foundation?hl=en&ned=us" feed as RSS feed in add-in then shortened the url through Google Shorten Url and now new url will be "https://goo.gl/GYFZzh" for the above RSS URL.

+ - 7  Do you have a question which is still unanswered?