assemble-contrib-rss

RSS generator plugin for Assemble, the static site generator for Yeoman, Grunt.js and Node.js.

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RSS generator plugin for Assemble, the static site generator for Yeoman, Grunt.js and Node.js.

Contributing

We welcome all kinds of contributions! The most basic way to show your support is to star the project, and if you'd like to get involed please see the Contributing to assemble-contrib-rss guide for information on contributing to this project.

Quickstart

From the same directory as your project's Gruntfile and package.json, install this plugin with the following command:

npm install assemble-contrib-rss --save-dev

Once that's done, just add assemble-rss, the name of this module, to the plugins option in the Assemble task:

module.exports = function(grunt) {

  // Project configuration.
  grunt.initConfig({
    assemble: {
      options: {
        plugins: ['assemble-rss'],
        rss: {
          // RSS options
        }
      },
      ...
    }
  });
  grunt.loadNpmTasks('assemble');
  grunt.registerTask('default', ['assemble']);
};

If everything was installed and configured correctly, the plugin should be should be ready to use in your project!

Options

RSS Elements

The following RSS elements can be defined in the options, as follows:

{
  options: {
    rss: {
      category: ['foo'],
      title: 'Assemble',

      // You can define item defaults here, but you can override
      // these in the YAML front matter of each page.
      items: {
        author: 'Jon Schlinkert'
      }
    }
  }
}

RSS <channel> Element

  • <category>: (Optional) Defines one or more categories for the feed
  • <cloud>: (Optional) Register processes to be notified immediately of updates of the feed
  • <copyright>: (Optional) Notifies about copyrighted material
  • <description>: Required. Describes the channel
  • <docs>: (Optional) Specifies an URL to the documentation of the format used in the feed
  • <generator>: (Optional) Specifies the program used to generate the feed
  • <image>: (Optional) Allows an image to be displayed when aggregators present a feed
  • <language>: (Optional) Specifies the language the feed is written in
  • <lastBuildDate>: (Optional) Defines the last-modified date of the content of the feed
  • <link>: Required. Defines the hyperlink to the channel
  • <managingEditor>: (Optional) Defines the e-mail address to the editor of the content of the feed
  • <pubDate>: (Optional) Defines the last publication date for the content of the feed
  • <rating>: (Optional) The PICS rating of the feed
  • <skipDays>: (Optional) Specifies the days where aggregators should skip updating the feed
  • <skipHours>: (Optional) Specifies the hours where aggregators should skip updating the feed
  • <textInput>: (Optional) Specifies a text input field that should be displayed with the feed
  • <title>: Required. Defines the title of the channel
  • <ttl>: (Optional) Specifies the number of minutes the feed can stay cached before refreshing it from the source
  • <webMaster>: (Optional) Defines the e-mail address to the webmaster of the feed

RSS <item> Element

  • <author>: (Optional) Specifies the e-mail address to the author of the item
  • <category>: (Optional) Defines one or more categories the item belongs to
  • <comments>: (Optional) Allows an item to link to comments about that item
  • <description>: (Required) Describes the item
  • <enclosure>: (Optional) Allows a media file to be included with the item
  • <guid>: (Optional) Defines a unique identifier for the item
  • <link>: (Required) Defines the hyperlink to the item
  • <pubDate>: (Optional) Defines the last-publication date for the item
  • <source>: (Optional) Specifies a third-party source for the item
  • <title>: (Required) Defines the title of the item

Usage Examples

options: {
  rss: {},
  files: {
    './blog/': ['./templates/blog/*.hbs']
  }
}

RSS Specifications

nothing yet.

Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright (c) 2014 Jon Schlinkert (https://github.com/jonschlinkert), contributors. Released under the MIT license


This file was generated on Friday, April 18, 2014.

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