Last Updated: August 01, 2018
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· rodhilton

Using Chrome's RSS Extension with Feedly

If you're one of the thousands of people who has recently switched to Feedly after Google announced retiring Reader, and you also happen to be one of the many users of Google Chrome, you may have noticed that subscribing to feeds in Feedly directly from Chrome is actually a bit tricky.

Chrome doesn't have any built-in support for RSS, you have to install the RSS Subscription Extension. But even that extension only has built-in support for adding directly to Reader, iGoogle, Bloglines, and My Yahoo. And adding your own requires knowing some arcane string with a %s.

Well, this is the string for Feedly:

http://www.feedly.com/home#subscription/feed/%s

Click Manage / Add, and use that URL and you'll be able to subscribe to feeds in Feedly directly from the extension.

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And that's the end of 20+ minutes of futzing around with the various Feedly extensions. Thanks!

over 1 year ago ·

Thank You, it helped!

over 1 year ago ·

Great. Thank you. It works.

over 1 year ago ·

Nice nice nice!

over 1 year ago ·
over 1 year ago ·

Holy crap! Thanks for your post here! Trying to figure that out was a pain in the you know what, and this post solved my problem. Thanks man.

over 1 year ago ·

Great thanks. Save a lot of my time..

over 1 year ago ·

Thanks for this quick fix!

over 1 year ago ·

Thank you very much.

over 1 year ago ·

Thanks so much!

over 1 year ago ·

You are my hero.

over 1 year ago ·

Where the h e double l were you an hour ago...bravo to you, thanks for the help!

over 1 year ago ·

This string is no longer working for me. However, I seem to have found another that works:

http://feedly.com/i/subscription/feed/%s

I stumbled upon it on a Feedly help page

over 1 year ago ·