For my website Altnews.top i needed a WordPress RSS plugin to show multiple feeds in block like Popurl. I created RSS Feeds News Blocks for my need and wanted to make it available for WordPress blogger.
RSS Feeds News Blocks like Popurls, Alltop, Netvibes. RSS Feed parser plugin which uses shortcode to fetch and display single and multiple RSS feeds.
New style Newspaper – Huffington Post OR Drudge Repport Style. (NEW)
Fetch as many RSS feeds as you want
Find and play: Podcast, MP3, OR Video MP4, Audio, Youtube Channel or Youtube User videos (demo)
Display the RSS feed wherever you want using shortcode, including text widgets
Control whether to display the entire RSS feeds content or just an excerpt
Control how many words display in the excerpt
Control whether it has a Read more link or not
Control whether links open in a new window or not
Simple, lightweight, and fast
Easy to setup
Fetch thumbnail or first image
Control size of thumbnail
Set cache time (in seconds)
Control order of items
Show more or show less items link Popurl
Responsive for mobiles and tablets. Choose between 1 to 6 columns width
Translation ready (English, Français). Please share your own translation here
Show NEW items of the day with a cool orange dot at the right of each daily NEW items
Show images description
Display the RSS feed title and show description and image on hover like Popurls, Alltop, Netvibes, Theweblist
PLUS buttons to show or hide the descriptions and images with a beautifull animation Find and play Youtube video, mp4, .ogg and many others HTML5 videos in enclosure or in the description
Find and play Audio files, mp3, .ogg and many others audio files in enclosure or in the description
Use the HTML5 Video player PLYR
Show Youtube channel, Youtube user video, find and play Vimeo video
Find and show RSS Favicons and Icons. Cache the Favicons url for faster loading
Aggregate multiple feeds into one list
Hide RSS broken image Show full feed if data content exist in the RSS Feed
Merge multiples feeds in one: demo
Altnews.top was created with the RSS Feeds News Blocks pro version plugin:
Multiples Demo with shortcodes example
[newsblocks url="https://fr.sputniknews.com/export/rss2/archive/index.xml,http://feeds.feedburner.com/elise/simplyrecipes,http://feeds.feedburner.com/boingboing/ibag,feeds.bbci.co.uk/sport/0/football/rss.xml,http://feeds.feedburner.com/readwriteweb,http://feeds.reuters.com/reuters/topNews" items="5" max_items="10" excerpt="50" new_window="true" thumbnail="70" cache="10800" source="true" columns="3"]
url – The url of the feed you wish to fetch from. For multiple urls simply use a comma between them.
items – Number of items from the feed you wish to fetch (Default: 10)
orderby – Order the items by date or reverse date (date or date_reverse)
title – Whether to display the title or not (true/false, defaults: true)
excerpt – How many words you want to display for each item (Default: 0 or infinite, use ‘none’ to remove the excerpt)
read_more – Whether to display a read more link or not (true/false, defaults: true)
new_window – Whether to open the title link and read more link in a new window (true/false, defaults: true)
thumbnail** – Whether or not you want to display a thumbnail, and if so, what size you want it to be (true/ false, defaults: true. Inserting a number will change the size, default: 50)
source – Whether to display the source or not (true/false, defaults: true)
date – Whether to display the publish date or not (true/false, defaults: true)
cache – How long you want the feed to cache the results in seconds (Default: 43200, (12 hours)). The first loading will be slow but it will be cached for the cache time you setup.
merge – Merge multiple RSS in one. (true/false default: false)
fetchfeed – Merge multiple RSS in one. (true/false default: false) More infos below.
blocktitle – use this to enter your own title at the beginning of the feed like: News Press
tooltip – Show description in tooltip like Popurls, Alltop, Netvibes *(true or false, defaults: false).