How To Change Your RSS Feed

We’ve talked before about whether it’s a good idea or not to have full RSS feeds or extracts to force readers to visit your site but we didn’t look at how to change the setting! Whether you’ve switched it to the extracts previously but after reading that post you decided you wanted to switch back, or whether you think extracts would work better for you, here’s how to do it:

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Blogger

In your dashboard, go to Settings > Other, and on the “Allow Blog Feed”, choose the option that suits you best.

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WordPress.com

On WordPress.com, head to Settings > Reading, and change the setting that says “For each article in a feed”.

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Self Hosted WordPress

Again, it’s the same location for the self hosted WordPress users – Settings > Reading > “For each article in a feed…”

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Tumblr

Finally for Tumblr, just click Customize, then scroll to the bottom in the left side bar and click Advanced Options. Just flick the switch next to the “truncate RSS feed” to make it an extract feed!

Hayley Constantine

<p>Hayley has been blogging since before most people knew what a blog was! She started Bonjour, Blogger! in May 2013 as a way to share her knowledge and experiences – if you ever have a question, get in touch!</p>

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