Displaying a RSS feed in your Help Center Follow

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    Brandon DeLap

    For all who are wondering why this no longer works as of today (12/3). The Google Feed API is officially deprecated. I suggest using the built-in jQuery ajax or get call http://api.jquery.com/jquery.ajax/ .

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    Charles Nadeau

    Thanks, Brandon. I added a note at the top of the article and included your suggestion.

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    Brandon DeLap

    No problem! When I finish my solution I will post it here as an example.

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    Ace Coven

    @Brandon/Charles, any luck on finding a new way to get an RSS feed or even just a pager notification when content changes?

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    Brandon DeLap

    @Andrew, it looks as though the Google Feed API is still functional. Therefore the code above still works. I'll respond if it stops working again. 

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    Chantal Meersman

    Hi if I want to insert more then one rss feed is that possible?

    I tried it by inserting the code a second time in js tab but with another tag (changed my feed in smth else in js and in page) but he only shows one feed.

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    Benjamin Goff

    Hi Chantal,

    You'd need to insert the following, right before the last curly bracket in the function that the above instructions help you create:

        var feedControl2 = new google.feeds.FeedControl();
        feedControl2.setNumEntries(25);
        feedControl2.addFeed("Second Feed URL");
        feedControl2.draw(document.getElementById('New Feed ID'));
     
    And then you'd need to replace 'Second Feed URL' with the URL of your 2nd feed and replace 'New Feed ID' with the ID that you'll be using in the second DIV that you're inserting in your HTML.
    There's also a conversation in the Google forums pertaining to this [at this link](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/google-ajax-search-api/-b0eD36Em44) that might be helpful. Also, for more information on using the Google Feed API, Google has some great documentation [at this link](https://developers.google.com/feed/).
     
    Cheers,
    Ben Goff
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    Chantal Meersman

    Thanks for the feedback Ben :)

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    Gadi Vered

    Hello - this seems like it would be very helpful.

    Can anyone update the content to reflect instructions for:       http://api.jquery.com/jquery.ajax/     ?

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