Xibo RSS Ticker Feeds not displaying

Asked by HybridUK

I'm having a little bit of difficulty displaying some RSS feeds on 2 of my Xibo screens. Both RSS feeds load no problem from the local machine using Chrome, but within IE I get the 'Feed Code Error'.

I'm guessing it's an issue with the encoding of the RSS feeds themselves rather than a fault with Xibo, but just wanted to check if there was a way around this and to use Chrome as the backend rendering engine?

The RSS feeds are hosted and fed from a server with a FQDN as I read in a previous ticket that was causing the problem.

Many thanks in advance.

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Dan Garner (dangarner) said :

Neither Chrome nor IE are used as the backend rendering engine - RSS feeds are downloaded and parsed by the CMS (technically by cURL via SimplePie).

Can you make your feed available for testing?

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HybridUK (cboundey) said :
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Dan Garner (dangarner) said :

If you look at the feed that doesn't work you have un-encoded <br> tags in the description. If you need markup in description then the entire thing should be in a CDATA element


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HybridUK (cboundey) said :

Thanks for the suggestion. I was hoping the parser would be able to read that information as Chrome does.

I believe I have found a workaround with the feed source code, getting rid of the ability to add rich text.

Thanks for your time - keep up the good work.