Hey. Thanks for the site; cool. The RSS feed is not working as it should, well not with my reader app that is [I'm a Thunderbird user]. Also, I really can't stand 'white pages with black text'. Any chance that you could implement a profile based theme changer? I look forward to seeing how this site grows as I've yet to find a bitcoin community to which I feel that I can belong. Be safe; peace.

1 sats \ 4 replies \ @k00b 4 Sep

I'll give it a test with thunderbird. I haven't used RSS recently so I've been relying on user bug reports.

We have a github issue open for dark mode, and the approach suggested by John will allow user theming pretty easily.

If you have anymore advice, let it rip. Looking forward to seeing you here!

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1 sats \ 3 replies \ @g4ala 5 Sep

Thanks for the quick response. Regarding the RSS feed; it could very well be that I'm simply expecting more in the way of content from the feed, rather than any fundamental issue with your implementation. Some time ago, I implemented a web server based RSS reader. This is my code for one such feed...

1<ul> 2 <?php 3 date_default_timezone_set('UTC'); 4 $dom = simplexml_load_file("https://blog.rapid7.com/rss/"); 5 echo "<hr>"; 6 foreach ($dom->channel->item as $item) 7 { 8 print "<li>"; 9 // print "<a href='{$item->link}'target='_blank'>Link</a>"; 10 $d = strtotime($item->pubDate); 11 echo "<h3>Publishing Date: " . date("d-m-Y",$d) . "</h3>"; 12 echo "<h3>Item Title: " . $item->title . "</h3>"; 13 // echo "<br>"; 14 echo "<h4>" . $item->description . "</h4>"; 15 //print "</a>"; 16 echo "<a href='{$item->link}'target='_blank'><b>Open Item in a new TAB</b></a>"; 17 print "</li>"; 18 echo "<hr>"; 19 } 20 ?> 21</ul>

... It's not that I think that you don't know what you're doing, as you clearly do; it's more likely than not, that I'm expecting too much from your RSS feed. The code here is a simple demonstration of what is fetched for each <item / channel / dom> which may or may not be of use to you.

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1 sats \ 2 replies \ @k00b 5 Sep

So it looks like all you're grabbing is:

  1. date
  2. title
  3. description
  4. link

I have all of these in the RSS feed afaik. I'd be happy to add what's missing if you can pinpoint it. Other channels?

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1 sats \ 1 replies \ @g4ala 5 Sep

It's cool man; don't spend your time on it, thanks. Your feed does the minimum requirement, which is to provide a 'head-up' for site updates, which is just fine. I'm sure you've enough to keep you busy without having to service elements in the RSS feed. Keep up the good work and have a great weekend. Peace.

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1 sats \ 0 replies \ @k00b 5 Sep

Alright, let me know if you do want anything more elaborate, or if you need anything else. 🤙

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