Attention Movable Type Users

Movable Type3 Comments

Hey, go in and change your RSS 2.0 Index template to include the full text of your blog post — instead of just an excerpt. I am sick of all these excerpts! It is such a pain to read 1/2 a sentence about your post and then click through to read the rest. Give me the whole post via RSS. Movable Type’s default templates were just changed to put the whole post in the XML. Update yours…we, the aggregator users, will thank you for it. Oh, what is an aggregator? It is like Outlook for blogs — get one!

Change:


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<MTEntries lastn="20">

<item>

<title><$MTEntryTitle remove_html="1" encode_xml="1"$></title>

<description><$MTEntryExcerpt encode_xml="1"$></description>

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To:


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<MTEntries lastn="20">

<item>

<title><$MTEntryTitle remove_html="1" encode_xml="1"$></title>

<description><$MTEntryBody encode_xml="1"$></description>

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