This tutorial shows how to set up and manage RSS feeds in Joomla 2.5.x.
In order to set up RSS feed, you should do the following:
Create K2-content module (in order to set the items that will be displayed in RSS feeds):
Now you should copy RSS icon’s link:
We will use Developer Tool in order to copy the code of the RSS feed icon:
Create custom HTML module and paste the code of RSS Feed subscription button into the module:
In order to create custom HTML module, please follow this tutorial;
Paste the RSS link’s code into the custom HTML module:
Alternatively, you can add the RSS icon’s link in <head> section of index.php file located in the templates/themeXXX folder;
Locate templates/themeXXX/index.php file on the server;
Insert the RSS feed link into the <head> section:
<link href="your_rss_feed_link_goes_here" rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="RSS 2.0" />
You should unpublish K2-content module that we have created earlier. You can do that under Extensions – Module manager.
Feel free to check the detailed video tutorial below: