An RSS feed for your global inbox is finally here!
I have put a lot of effort into making this process as smooth as possible. Here are the steps you need to take to create your custom RSS feed:
Head on over to my website and register for an account:
(Registration is free and you also get some other nice ...
First, for all website admins using sites with output caching:
If you use [OutputCache], DO NOT UPGRADE TO .NET 4.6.2
Unfortunately, this was far larger than your feed and we're still assessing the damage. There is a critical bug in the 4.6.2 release of the .NET Framework which causes cache poisoning in a severe fashion. Though the cause is a ...
Im just wondering why my codegolf account was killed I even contributed a game concept tiny.cc/ZeVeRoH all history deleted on that site.
You did not contribute a game concept, you spammed the main and meta sites with questions and answers that contained nothing more than a poster and the URL of your website.
Most of your other posts were just nonsense. ...
I've created a chatroom specifically for this: CR Answers. Yes, the Active Questions view does a very good job at showing the questions that might have been...
It also bumps questions with answers that might have been...
And that is fantastic. The RSS feed being requested here would allow us to quickly (without ...
The canonical URL for the podcast feed is now: http://blog.stackoverflow.com/feed/podcast/
301 redirects have now been set up from old feed URLs to the new canonical one, so subscriptions should update automatically. We are working on re-submitting to the iTunes store to get that piece settled too (once some final kinks are worked out).
The blog is now ...
Since this is taking a while to get a response from, I've created my own chat bot that searches for new answers only and posts them to the CR Answers chat room.
The bot is rudimentary right now, but it is a work in progress and gets the job done.
Using Stack2RSS, you can use the following feed URL to accomplish this:
Note the inclusion of the pagesize=100 parameter, which is the maximum number of items that can be retrieved from the API.
I don't know why it is so hard to add an RSS feed based on tags. I couldn't seem to follow @Jeff's directions and it seemed like too much trouble to run a script. However, taking a clue from @mrucci's answer and doing some more experimenting, I found a way to get the RSS feeds that I want without too much trouble.
The general format is
[stack exchange ...
To be brutally honest, we are moving away from RSS to more email and web-based solutions to some of these things these days -- like newsletter subscriptions and tag subscriptions.
To be clear, RSS is still there, and it's not going away any time soon -- in fact, I just deployed a fix that prevents new RSS feeds from spawning every time the title to a ...
Ok, we are switching RSS to use the new /q/1234 format for all <id> fields involving questions:
<title type="text">Prevent title edits to spawn a new RSS post</title>
<category scheme="http://meta.stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/bug/tags" term="rss"/>&...
The community user may have automatically bumped the question. It's purpose is to highlight slightly old questions so that they get more attention/responses/answers. It randomly picks eligible questions.
The URLs you give aren't RSS feeds at all, they are normal page links to your user profile.
The RSS feeds I know do have a title (e.g. the RSS feed for this question has one).
You should consider using your user feed (your feed on SO) - it is linked on the bottom of your profile page.
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
This is not an answer, but a way to using these feeds.
I've recently discovered rsstail and multitail, both by Folkert van Heusden. These are utilities which allow you to create, effectively, a "tail" of an RSS feed (for rsstail), or of one or more files and/or processes (for multitail), in a terminal window.
multitail adds a bunch of additional features, ...
In general this is as designed. We want people eyeballing every change:
Did it fix the question and make it answerable?
Did it vandalise the question? (Flag please)
Is the user abusing edits to "bump" with lots of trivial changes? (Flag please)
Even trivial edits (which otherwise go totally unreviewed from uesrs with enough rep) need checking.
You can ...
Yeah, unfortunately the metric truckload of tags scenario doesn't work all that well at the moment (it times out in SQL, often). We're working on a long-term fix for this (get rid of the SQL!) that's not far from complete and should resolve these issues.
I'll tag this as status-planned until we switch tag sets over to the new engine.
For the Rebol and Red chat room, I generated an Atom feed of answers to questions tagged rebol on StackOverflow. The operative code (Rebol, natch) is fairly basic and can be adjusted based on volume:
do http://reb4.me/r/altxml ; xml library
feed: load-xml/dom http://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/rebol
answers: collect [
; get the most recently *active* ...
You can get around this by using a tool I have created called Stack2RSS. This tool will generate an RSS feed from an API route.
In your case, you want a feed that contains questions tagged emacs but you do not want question edits to show up. Therefore, the URL for your feed would be:
If I understood you correctly, the feed link is located in the bottom of the page. For Buddhism.SE it would be https://buddhism.stackexchange.com/feeds and for Academia.SE it would be https://academia.stackexchange.com/feeds.
I would really love an API to be able to view the history of votes that I have cast. I'm writing an application to view my past activity per day, and I find that I upvote things on stackoverflow a couple of times a week, and when I do, it means that I just found an answer to a problem I had; viewing those votes in my application would very quickly allow me ...
I haven't been able to find a native way of doing this for stackexchange, and George Edison's original for individual stack exchange sites no longer works, so here is the equivalent today:
http://stack exchange site/feeds/user/user id/responses
http://stack exchange site/feeds/user/user id
Nor can I find an equivalent for Stack Exchange, and guessing the ...
It is odd we don't mirror this specific sort globally where we do the other question sorts...but easy enough to remedy. In the next build there will be a /feeds/newest which is based only on CreationDate of a post, not LastActivityDate like the current /feeds route.