Due to planned maintenance scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16th, Feed Informer functionality will be limited for about two hours between 4 and 10 AM EDT. Although your digests and widgets will be served as usual, the access to control panel is temporarily closed, and feed updates may be delayed.
We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.
We are happy to announce that Feed Informer now fully supports embedding widgets into secure web pages (i.e. hosted over HTTPS protocol). It means that from now on you can choose which version of the embed code you want to use, generic or secure, depending on the protocol used, and Feed Informer will generate the code according to your choice.
We are happy to announce that two more template tags are available:
In order to retrieve up-to-date data from web feeds, our software engine (“crawler”), periodically revisits publicly available feeds.
Today we officially announce that our crawler now complies with Robots Exclusion Protocol, so, as a webmaster, you can block access to your feeds using appropriate robots.txt instructions.
We have modified our Terms of Service accordingly, the section Feed Crawler has been added.
We are pleased to inform our users that Feed Informer service now supports aggregation and processing RSS tags related to media content, such as links to video, audio and image files, along with associated metadata.
As we announced before, on Monday, July 01 we launch a new version of Feed Informer.
due to recent Twitter API changes, it is highly recommended that you replace your every source feed URL which pattern looks like:
with the new one according to this template:
user_id is the ID of the user for whom to return results for.
Since old-style Twitter timeline sources will most likely stop working soon, we advise you act now and not put it off till later.
If you need more details on Twitter API changes, please visit this page.
Feed Infromer support team
We are planning to perform a major hardware upgrade on Monday, July 25 (starting at 1:00 AM Pacific Time). It might take a few hours to complete.
Please note that until the upgrade is complete you won't be able to access Control panel and your digests won't be updated (still they will be served as usual).
This upgrade should help us to eliminate service outages caused by servers overload and dramatically decrease maintenance periods in the future.
Sorry for the inconvenience.