View Full Version : long and complex PHP/JS/AJAX/RSS question
03-02-2008, 12:04 AM
how do I create a script that serves RSS headlines hosted on my server that users can cut and paste simple code to embed in their blogs/sites that outputs those RSS headlines?
My Server: creates XML
User Site: user cuts and pastes code into his/her site, something simple like:
how can this be done?
03-02-2008, 12:16 AM
03-02-2008, 12:26 AM
no, I already know how to create an RSS feed.
that is step 1 and that is the easy part.
in fact, I will show you my basic example:
step 2 would be to create an AJAX .js file that parses the RSS feed and outputs it. here is step 2:
step 3 would be to cut and paste that above .js file into an external site... this is where I am stuck. I am doing this but nothing is happening. No errors. Nothing. View source the following link:
any help please?
03-02-2008, 10:38 AM
i think the problem here is that i would be trying to do an AJAX request across domains -- this is impossible to do.
so a proxy script must be setup.. but I am unsure how to do this.
can someone help?
03-13-2008, 05:30 AM
SimplePie Live! (http://live.simplepie.org) was designed exactly for this purpose... mostly. It is a web service that fetches and parses feeds on the server side using SimplePie, and it returns a JSON object that you can use in your pages. It'd be up to you to take the data and give it a display, but all-in-all, it takes care of it all.
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