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Beta Testing FeedDiscussion Plus Plugin

rbrahmsonrbrahmson "You may say I'm a dreamer / But I'm not the only one"NY ✭✭✭

We've been using this plugin in our intranet for a while. I removed internal references and converted it for public use.
It is now on github for those inclined to test a new plugin. I am seeking feedback before I upload it to the plugin repository.

github link

Here are the main features:

  • Support for both ATOM and RSS encoded feeds
  • Support for compressed feeds
  • Individual settings for each feed
  • Filtering of content imported into the Vanilla forum based on specified keywords
  • Optional setting of minimal number of words per imported feed item (to avoid teaser feed items)
  • Optional limit on the number of items imported per feed
  • Option to show the feed's/site's logo in the imported discussion and discussion list
  • Option to remove linked images from the imported feeds
  • Option to set server window hours when feeds are imported
  • Option to disable individual feeds (while keeping their definitions rather than deleting them)
  • Admin button to initiate a manual feed import
  • Detailed report of administrator's initiated feed imports
  • Support for cron initiated feed imports
  • List of defined feeds are sorted alphabetically with the active feeds on top
  • Attempt to autodiscover feeds of entered url (relies on website using feed referral tags).

A shout of recognition to Tim from the Vanila team for his FeedDiscussion plugin which inspired me to develop this plugin.

phreak

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