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at April 14, 2011 16:52 by jquery4u

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var gfeedfetcher_loading_image="/images/page-images/loader.gif" //Full URL to "loading" image. No need to config after this line!!
google.load("feeds", "1") //Load Google Ajax Feed API (version 1)
function gfeedfetcher(divid, divClass, linktarget){
    this.linktarget=linktarget || "" //link target of RSS entries
    this.feedlabels=[] //array holding lables for each RSS feed
    this.feeds=[] //array holding combined RSS feeds' entries from Feed API (result.feed.entries)
    this.feedsfetched=0 //number of feeds fetched
    this.showoptions="" //Optional components of RSS entry to show (none by default)
    this.sortstring="date" //sort by "date" by default
    document.write('<div id="'+divid+'" class="'+divClass+'"></div>') //output div to contain RSS entries
    this.itemcontainer="<li>" //default element wrapping around each RSS entry item
gfeedfetcher.prototype.addFeed=function(label, url){
gfeedfetcher.prototype.filterfeed=function(feedlimit, sortstr){
    if (typeof sortstr!="undefined")
    this.showoptions=parts //set RSS entry options to show ("date, datetime, time, snippet, label, description")
gfeedfetcher.prototype.setentrycontainer=function(containerstr){  //set element that should wrap around each RSS entry item
    this.feedsfetched=0 //reset number of feeds fetched to 0 (in case init() is called more than once)
    this.feeds=[] //reset feeds[] array to empty (in case init() is called more than once)
    this.feedcontainer.innerHTML='<p><img class="textmiddle" src="'+gfeedfetcher_loading_image+'" /> Loading <a href="" title="Submit your blog">blog</a> feeds...</p>'
    var displayer=this
    for (var i=0; i<this.feedurls.length; i++){ //loop through the specified RSS feeds' URLs
        var feedpointer=new google.feeds.Feed(this.feedurls[i]) //create new instance of Google Ajax Feed API
        var items_to_show=(this.feedlimit<=this.feedurls.length)? 1 : Math.floor(this.feedlimit/this.feedurls.length) //Calculate # of entries to show for each RSS feed
        if (this.feedlimit%this.feedurls.length>0 && this.feedlimit>this.feedurls.length && i==this.feedurls.length-1) //If this is the last RSS feed, and feedlimit/feedurls.length yields a remainder
            items_to_show+=(this.feedlimit%this.feedurls.length) //Add that remainder to the number of entries to show for last RSS feed
        feedpointer.setNumEntries(items_to_show) //set number of items to display
            return function(r){
                displayer._fetch_data_as_array(r, label)
        }(this.feedlabels[i])) //call Feed.load() to retrieve and output RSS feed.
gfeedfetcher._formatdate=function(datestr, showoptions){
    var itemdate=new Date(datestr)
    var parseddate=(showoptions.indexOf("datetime")!=-1)? itemdate.toLocaleString() : (showoptions.indexOf("date")!=-1)? itemdate.toLocaleDateString() : (showoptions.indexOf("time")!=-1)? itemdate.toLocaleTimeString() : ""
    return "<span class='datefield'>"+parseddate+"</span>"
gfeedfetcher._sortarray=function(arr, sortstr){
    var sortstr=(sortstr=="label")? "ddlabel" : sortstr //change "label" string (if entered) to "ddlabel" instead, for internal use
    if (sortstr=="title" || sortstr=="ddlabel"){ //sort array by "title" or "ddlabel" property of RSS feed entries[]
        var fielda=a[sortstr].toLowerCase()
        var fieldb=b[sortstr].toLowerCase()
        return (fielda<fieldb)? -1 : (fielda>fieldb)? 1 : 0
    else{ //else, sort by "publishedDate" property (using error handling, as "publishedDate" may not be a valid date str if an error has occured while getting feed
            arr.sort(function(a,b){return new Date(b.publishedDate)-new Date(a.publishedDate)})
gfeedfetcher.prototype._fetch_data_as_array=function(result, ddlabel){
    var thisfeed=(!result.error)? result.feed.entries : "" //get all feed entries as a JSON array or "" if failed
    if (thisfeed==""){ //if error has occured fetching feed
        alert("Some blog posts could not be loaded: "+result.error.message)
    for (var i=0; i<thisfeed.length; i++){ //For each entry within feed
        result.feed.entries[i].ddlabel=ddlabel //extend it with a "ddlabel" property
    this.feeds=this.feeds.concat(thisfeed) //add entry to array holding all feed entries
    this._signaldownloadcomplete() //signal the retrieval of this feed as complete (and move on to next one if defined)
    if (this.feedsfetched==this.feedurls.length) //if all feeds fetched
        this._displayresult(this.feeds) //display results
    var rssoutput=(this.itemcontainer=="<li>")? "<ul>\n" : ""
    gfeedfetcher._sortarray(feeds, this.sortstring)
    for (var i=0; i<feeds.length; i++){
        var itemtitle="<a rel=\"nofollow\" href=\"" + feeds[i].link + "\" target=\"" + this.linktarget + "\" class=\"titlefield\">" + feeds[i].title + "</a>"
        var itemlabel=/label/i.test(this.showoptions)? '<span class="labelfield">['+this.feeds[i].ddlabel+']</span>' : " "
        var itemdate=gfeedfetcher._formatdate(feeds[i].publishedDate, this.showoptions)
        var itemdescription=/description/i.test(this.showoptions)? "<br />"+feeds[i].content : /snippet/i.test(this.showoptions)? "<br />"+feeds[i].contentSnippet  : ""
        rssoutput+=this.itemcontainer + itemtitle + " " + itemlabel + " " + itemdate + "\n" + itemdescription + this.itemcontainer.replace("<", "</") + "\n\n"
    rssoutput+=(this.itemcontainer=="<li>")? "</ul>" : ""

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Use jQuery get rss (with JavaScript) to get a blogs (or websites) display rss feed on your web page.

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jQuery Get RSS Feed Live Reader

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