What is RSS? Short for Rich Site Summary, RSS is simply a text file describing an aggregated summary of a website's content. Feeds could contain news headlines with links to articles, or in the case of Media RSS could contain links to media such as images or video. This article will describe how you can incorporate the media from these 3rd party providers into your own Revel Digital playlists.
There are a number of Media RSS providers including Flickr, Picasa, and ScreenFeed. Each provider will have their own unique RSS feed URL which you will need. In the case of Flickr, for example, they have a feed for public content:
If you open this URL in a browser you will see a bunch of text describing the feed content. We just need the link itself.
Once you have the link to your feed, just add a new source to your playlist and select RSS. Paste your link in the Media RSS URL field.
Note: Media RSS is only available to Slideshow (images) and Multimedia (images/video) playlists.
That's it! Now save the Playlist and you're done.
If you get stuck just post a question in our Community section and we'll help you out.
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