With the help of this function you can add RSS feeds from any external sources, which are read in automatically to create new threads in the forum.
Manage RSS Feeds#
The management of RSS feeds can be found in the admin panel at Apps → Forums → RSS Feeds. There you can manage the existing RSS feeds as well as create new RSS feeds if required.
Create RSS Feeds#
To add an RSS feed go to the admin panel on Apps → Forums → RSS Feeds and click on the button Add RSS Feed.
The following input fields are available when creating an RSS feed:
|Title||Enter a title.|
|Feed URL||Enter the URL to the RSS feed.|
|Check Frequency||Defines the interval at which the contents of the RSS feed should be queried.|
|Maximum New Entries||Defines the maximum number of entries imported from the RSS feed.|
|Filter by Keywords||Optionally, you can specify comma-separated keywords to search for in the entries of the RSS feed. If you specify keywords, only those entries are imported that contain at least one of the specified keywords.|
|Destination Forum||Choose in which forum the threads should be created.|
|Username||Specify the user name of the user to be displayed as the author for the created threads.|
|Thread Tags||Optionally define tags that should be stored for the created threads.|
|Use categories of imported entries as thread tags||The categories stored in the RSS feed are adopted as tags.|
|Close thread after creation||The created threads are automatically closed and can therefore not contain any further posts.|
|Disable thread after creation||The created threads are automatically deactivated and must first be approved manually by a moderator.|