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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-31599

Site news RSS feed doesn't work for guests

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.2.4, 2.3.1, 2.4
    • Fix Version/s: 2.2.5, 2.3.2, STABLE backlog
    • Component/s: RSS
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    • Database:
      Any
    • Testing Instructions:
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      1. In Admin > Advanced features, enable RSS feeds
      2. In Admin > Plugins > Activity modules > Forum, enable rss feeds
      3. Add the latest news block to your site front page
      4. Add a news item to the front page
      5. Click to view the news item and use the settings block to edit the forum settings
      6. Enable RSS for this forum (say posts, 10 recent articles)
      7. Click the RSS link
      8. VERIFY the feed generated contains the news item you created
      9. Log out
      10. Click the RSS link
      11. VERIFY: the generated feed contains the news item you created
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      In Admin > Advanced features, enable RSS feeds In Admin > Plugins > Activity modules > Forum, enable rss feeds Add the latest news block to your site front page Add a news item to the front page Click to view the news item and use the settings block to edit the forum settings Enable RSS for this forum (say posts, 10 recent articles) Click the RSS link VERIFY the feed generated contains the news item you created Log out Click the RSS link VERIFY: the generated feed contains the news item you created
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_22_STABLE, MOODLE_23_STABLE, MOODLE_24_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_22_STABLE, MOODLE_23_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:

      Description

      The RSS feed link, on frontpage site news block throws an error if you are not logged in. But if you use the RSS feed directly from the forum it works fine. I´ve tested this issue on a 2.1.4 version, also you can check it on moodle.org.

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  10/Sep/12