Tag: simplepie

Cake PHP have launched a new version or their PHP framework and one of the snippets was the integration of SimplePie. The install and demo for normal sites is incredibly simple and the code is fully featured but held in a single file. It can even spit out the “subscribe via” links for the major sites.

All in all it appears to be very impressive.

December 12, 2005 / / PHP & Web Development

This is the main page of a series (yet to be written) of How-To guides for adding RSS feeds to your website.

It’ll cover HTML and PHP scripted sites and all the tools will be free to use.

Why HTML? Well, some blogging systems and the Blogger sites don’t allow the user to add serverside scripts. Poop to them, but until they relax or allow some controlled way around it then those sites need to be treated as pure HTML.

Method Type Cache 3rd Party? SEF Score Demo
Magpie RSS PHP Yes No Yes 10 here
DOMIT! RSS PHP Yes No Yes 5 here
CaRP PHP Yes No Yes 4 here
SimplePie PHP Yes No Yes 10 here