An RSS feed allows you to receive updates from various sources that is directly delivered to you without having to visit those websites.
In this blog I will show you how you can add an RSS feed in your Moodle module, meaning that you can have dynamic content that is changing on a regular basis in your module. Please remember that the frequency of the RSS feeds depend on how regular the source is updated, so choose a website that is active!
1. Obtain RSS feed or URL address
Copy the RSS feed link or the URL address of the website that you wish to create a RSS feed from. For example on the BBC new website you will find the RSS feed link on the right hand side of the page:
3. General settings
Feedwind has whole host customisable options for your widget from specifying the widget size, font settings, if want a scroll bar or auto scroll, adding image thumbnails and more:
Copy the HTML code for you widget (situated under the widget preview):
If you are not already using RSS feeds in your courses or website why not give Windfeed a try to see how your Moodle pages could be freshened up?