How to Mash Up RSS Feeds with Yahoo Pipes

How to Mash Up RSS Feeds with Yahoo Pipes

Information overload got you down? Beat your favorite RSS feeds into submission with Yahoo Pipes.

 

WHAT YOU NEED

 

> A Yahoo account (free, pipes.yahoo.com)

 

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds are an info junkie's dream - they automatically deliver selected online news, photos, and even videos straight to your Mac. But that convenience quickly leads to overload. With Yahoo Pipes, you can reduce your RSS signal chain noise by creating smart feeds that filter stuff according to your tastes. The idea behind Pipes is so liberating, we're surprised Apple didn't think of it first. Here, we show you how to mash up your favorite RSS feeds into a single stream that returns results from a simple keyword search.

 

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Sara IM Reader

HiDoes any one know add to add dates to a Yahoo pipe output posts? So that it will show the dates of each post?Thank you,Sara

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tytygelu

Can i use it to translate a site ? like: Histoires Érotiques ?

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br

read all of your comments - went and set up an account at fwicki and set up some feed mashups. maybe it's better for a very simple mashup - but it offers nowhere near the range of options of pipes -

for example, if i want to combine an RSS feed with a search from a given URL, filtered by a keyword, I can do it on Pipes - but nothing even close on fwicki. And that just scratches the surface of what Pipes can do.

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Myo Kyaw Htun

Actually, I like to create atom mixed up with my fav rss urls. But pipes produce only atome feed :( so poor. I can't read full feed even the original rss are full feed atom format.

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David

I have to agree with Myo and George. Pipes leaves alot to be desired. Yes Myo, I like to create a various mix of feeds, some are even earlier versions of RSS. Pipes is not my choice at all, I think it is lacking.
And thanks for the tip George. You are right. I went to Fwicki after reading this post and signed up for a free account. I agree with you George, it is much simpler and easier to use. Creates great mashups. I like the cool reader page it creates too and I can customize my reader.

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George

I have a Yahoo! Pipes account... and quite frankly I must say it is not something I use. Pipes is clumsy and cumbersome at best. Why bother? When I want a simple way to create a killer RSS syndication mashup... I go to Fwicki! (the best in my opinion...)

Fwicki.com preceeded Yahoo! Pipes and Fwicki is much simpler to use.

Sorry Jonathon... but I have to disagree with you about Pipes. In my opinion, Pipes are a bit clogged... but don't fuss with calling the plumber, just go to Fwicki. Make it easy!

George

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Anonymous

@George: Guess who works for Fwicki. . .

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