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Autoblog Setup Question - WP Robot

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by floodlight137, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. floodlight137

    floodlight137 Newbie

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    Hey guys,

    I'm setting up an autoblog that pulls in content from different RSS feeds, to create an industry news site. It's just setup on Wordpress, and for the most part, it works as it's supposed to, except for one tiny niggle. I'm struggling to pull full posts, and can only get excerpts from RSS.

    My question specifically relates to running RSS campaigns on WP Robot. I'm running WP Robot 4 on the site, the full version, and I've setup an RSS Feed to pull in articles from AdExchanger, for example. However, I'm only getting excerpts here - about 5 lines, and then a continue reading link. I suspect that this is because AdExchanger itself only provides an excerpt.

    Has any of you had success with pulling full posts from a RSS Feed when the Feed itself is limiting you? I know there are free tools that can pull full posts by stripping out images and links, and that's okay for me. I don't really need images here. But the problem with these tools is that I can't figure out how to automate them (i.e. plug them into WP Robot.)

    I am aware of the negative effects Autoblogging has on SEO, and it doesn't really apply to my use case, as I'm not looking at SEO for this particular project. I'm more after some operational help here for this specific situation.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
  2. CyberSEO

    CyberSEO Senior Member

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    Wanna pull full text articles from the shortened RSS feeds? Here is a freeware solution, which works right out of the box: https://wordpress.org/plugins/cybersyn/
     
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    floodlight137 Newbie

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    Thank you! I'll try this, and let you know how I go. From what I understand, this plugin works as a replacement for WP Robot?
     
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    Hi, I tried the Cybersyn plugin with this RSS feed: adexchanger.com/feed. It's for the AdExchanger site.

    I had the "extract full articles" option checked as well. However, it's still only pulling 3 lines with a 'Continue Reading' option. Is there something I'm doing wrong here?

    I could do this with WP Robot as well. I'm looking for something that will pull the full articles from shortened RSS feeds, and this doesn't seem to be doing it. Any solutions here?
     
  6. floodlight137

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    Is this something you've used with success? The full text RSS Feed API Key is a paid option here, and having already paid for WP Robot, I just want to make sure this works for my specific use case before I shell out more.
     
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    I have used it. It's a 14 day free trial so worth a try, if it's not for you you can cancel.
     
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    Seems yes, you are doing something wrong. I've just pulled http://feeds2.feedburner.com/ad-exchange-news and the full text article was successfully extracted and added to my test site. Here is what I've got with CyberSyn:

    [​IMG]

    Thus I would suggest you to check your php.ini:
    • PHP variable safe_mode must be disabled
    • PHP variable allow_url_fopen must be enabled
    It uses the same full-text extraction algo as CyberSyn: http://fivefilters.org/content-only/
    You can download the script from the official code repository absolutely for free: https://bitbucket.org/fivefilters/full-text-rss
     
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    deathass01 Power Member

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    I used the Wordpress Automatic Plugin from codecanyon :) it's really good
     
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    Op thank you for using the word "niggle" lmao! I never heard anyone use that where I come from, and honestly had to look up the definition to find out meaning before calling you racist lol! Not often I run accross a "new" word
     
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    Thus I would suggest you to check your php.ini:
    • PHP variable safe_mode must be disabled
    • PHP variable allow_url_fopen must be enabled

    It uses the same full-text extraction algo as CyberSyn: URL
    You can download the script from the official code repository absolutely for free:URL [/QUOTE]
    Thanks for your reply.

    I'm definitely doing something wrong, as that's not the URL I was using to pull the feed.

    I'm sorry if this comes across as being too noobish, but I, in fact, am. I just went to view page source, and looked for 'rss.' The URL I found was
    <div class="adexchanger.com/feed"> (https:// not included in this post, as I'm not allowed to post links yet.)

    How did you get that particular Feedburner URL you were using?

    This might just be the solution to all my problems.

    Thanks again for all your help.
     
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    floodlight137 Newbie

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    Haha, you're welcome, I guess? I'm from New Zealand, if that helps. It might just be a Commonwealth thing, though, as I'm sure I've heard non-kiwis use it.
     
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    I've just copy-pasted your RSS link into the browser and it has redirected itself to the actual URL.

    You are welcome :)
     
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    I just want to say that I HIGHLY recommend the CyberSyn solution from above. I tried WPRobot (the paid version), and a couple of other autoblogging plugins which promised that they could pull full feeds, but to no avail (as is quite evident from my post.)

    CyberSyn worked like magic for me. Thanks a ton CyberSEO!

    Highly recommend!
     
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    I want to know if cybersyn is paid or free plugin?