A Simple Guide To Set Up Feedburner For Your Website?
July 28th, 2016 | by Ravi Chahar || 10 Comments |
Have you heard of the RSS feeds? When you start your WordPress website then one of the important things is to set up Feedburner. It will help you to analyze the position of your blog and the activity of the people. It keeps updated the content of the website to analyze it.
In this post, I am going to tell you how to set up Feedburner for WordPress website. I have noticed that beginners ask about the RSS feeds and about its set up a lot. They should create the feeds for their own website.
What Is RSS?
RSS stands for Rich Site Summary. It helps the people to show the content of their website which keeps updated when they publish any post on their blog. You can see that whenever you publish a blog post, it will automatically get updated on the RSS feeds.
It helps people to know about the latest post of any website anonymously. You can subscribe to the RSS of any website and then don’t need to visit the website every now and then. RSS feeds have many features to use. You can analyze the activities and can optimize your feed using man options.
How To Create A Feedburner Account?
If You want to set up Feedburner then you have to create an account for that. Just visit the Feedburner page and follow the steps.
Step 1:- You would see that you have the field to fill the blog to create the feed. You just have to enter the domain name followed by the feed. The first option is to claim the feeds you have ever created. You don’t need that right now. So focus on the second option.
Step 2:- Now is the time to burn the feed for your website. You have to fill the title of your website. It’s recommended that you should use the same title as you show on your blog. It would be great from the SEO point of view.
An another field is there to fill. This is the address using which your subscribers can see the feed of your website. It is recommended to keep it short.
Step 3:- If you see the option to reach to the Feedburner management page then go for it. Now the feeds have been created. Just have to set up Feedburner properly. Click on the “optimize” option.
You have to choose the “BrowserFriendly, SmartFeed, and FeeFlare” options from the list. Enabling these three options will make it easier for the people to subscribe and the capability would increase.
Step 4:- Now click on the “Publicize” option. You have to enable three options here. Enable Email subscription, Pingshot, and Feedcount. These options will help you to show the subscription box to subscribe to your website feeds and to send the notification when the feed update.
You have successfully created the RSS feed for your WordPress website. It may take the time to show the feeds in the analyze section, so wait for 1 day or two.
To Set Up Feedburner, Integrate It With The WordPress.
You have created the feeds for your website but now you have to generate the redirect for them to integrate it with the WordPress. You can do that using any plugin or use the .htaccess file. There are many plugins to redirect the RSS feeds to the WordPress website.
Have You Completed The Task To Set Up Feedburner?
Just follow the above-mentioned steps and your website RSS feeds would be live on the Feedburner. It’s always good to show the RSS feeds icon on your website so that people can subscribe to the feed to keep updated.
An email sending option is there for the feeds. It’s better than the default WordPress subscription. How to set up Feedburner for WordPress is a simple question with great value in it. Show the feeds to your readers and improve the website stats.