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December 19th, 2003

Another Way To Integrate in Movable Type »

There are already two methods of including links in your Movable Type weblog: this one using the GetXML plugin and this one using Perl and cron. There's no law saying there can't be another one, so after installing the MT-RSS plugin, place this code, with your modifications, somewhere in your index template:

<h4><a href=""></a> links</h4> <MTRSSFeed file=""> <ul><MTRSSFeedItems lastn="5"> <li><a href="<$MTRSSFeedItemLink$>"><$MTRSSFeedItemTitle$></a> <MTRSSFeedItemDescriptionExists> - <$MTRSSFeedItemDescription$></MTRSSFeedItemDescriptionExists></li> </MTRSSFeedItems></ul> </MTRSSFeed>

Replace username with either your username. Alternatively, you can replace username with /tag/custom-tag (changing custom-tag to a tag like css), making the RSS URL If you want, you can set a cron job to call to make any links you add to appear on your site, say, within the hour. That way, you wouldn't have to rebuild manually every time you post a few links to

Posted by Richard at 02:14 AM | Category: MT | TrackBacks (9) | Comments (2)