December 23, 2018
I’m filing this under the category of: “Issues that I created for myself and don’t want to forget how I solved.” Also, I don’t want to be
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Dev.to can subscribe to the RSS feed of your blog which makes cross-publishing your posts easy.
When I first set mine up, however, I noticed that I wasn’t actually getting the full post, but only a blurb.
As much as I would have loved to point the finger elsewhere, the problem was with my settings.
My main site is built on Wordpress and my feed was set up to only share a summary. Fortunately it’s an easy fix (which Wordpress walks through here).
Let’s go through the steps.
Wordpress makes changing your RSS feed settings an easy three-step process.
Now that you’ve updated Wordpress, we need to go back to
Dev.to and reset the feed.
Your feed will be fetched every time you submit this form and updates will be automatically fetched periodically thereafter.
The process may take a few minutes, so be patient.
(I did go through and delete all of the old drafts, though I don’t know if that helped / hurt the process.)
Thanks for reading! Hope this helps you avoid the same problems I had!
Written by Stephen Weiss who lives in Chicago with his wife, Kate, and dog, Finn. Follow him on Twitter!