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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-60971

Remote News Feed RSS should display pubDate

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    • Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 3.4
    • 3.5
    • Blocks
    • MOODLE_34_STABLE
    • MOODLE_35_STABLE
    • MDL-60971-master
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      Test in Boost and Clean themes.

      1. Go to Site home.
      2. Turn editing on.
      3. Click on Add a block.
      4. Select Remote RSS feeds.
      5. Click on the cog icon on the Remote RSS feeds block and select Configure Remote news feed block.
      6. Enter a title.
      7. Click Add/edit feeds.
      8. Click Add a new feed.
      9. Paste http://readinglists.warwick.ac.uk/lists/92EC98A7-112D-2345-20AC-36DC2E7C7E46/events.rss?title=Recent+changes+for+WM087%3A+Quality+and+Productivity+in+Health+Service+Systems+(FT)  in to the URL field.
      10. Click Add a new feed.
      11. Go back to Site home and click on the block's cog icon and select Configure Remote news feed block.
      12. Change Display each link's description? to yes.
      13. Select the feed from the "Choose the feeds which you would like to make available in this block" list.
      14. Enter a Title.
      15. Click Save changes.
        • Make sure the publish date and the description are displayed for each item in the RSS feeds block.
      16. Click on the cog icon on the Remote RSS feeds block and select Configure $title block.
      17. Change "Display each link's description?" = No.
      18. Go to Site home.
        • Make sure the publish date and the description are NOT displayed for each item in the RSS feeds block.
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      Test in Boost and Clean themes. Go to Site home. Turn editing on. Click on Add a block. Select Remote RSS feeds. Click on the cog icon on the Remote RSS feeds block and select Configure Remote news feed block. Enter a title. Click Add/edit feeds. Click Add a new feed. Paste  http://readinglists.warwick.ac.uk/lists/92EC98A7-112D-2345-20AC-36DC2E7C7E46/events.rss?title=Recent+changes+for+WM087%3A+Quality+and+Productivity+in+Health+Service+Systems+(FT)   in to the URL field. Click Add a new feed. Go back to Site home and click on the block's cog icon and select Configure Remote news feed block. Change Display each link's description? to yes. Select the feed from the "Choose the feeds which you would like to make available in this block" list. Enter a Title. Click Save changes. Make sure the publish date and the description are displayed for each item in the RSS feeds block . Click on the cog icon on the Remote RSS feeds block and select Configure $title block. Change "Display each link's description?" = No. Go to Site home. Make sure the publish date and the description are NOT displayed for each item in the RSS feeds block .

    Description

      The Remote news feed block does not display the pubDate for items. I've tried it on Moodle demo too and found the same. Users want to be able to show when something has changed. The information is shown in other RSS feeds such as Feedly. See below:

      I have tried other RSS feeds such as the BBC, ALT, Reuters etc and find the same.

      1. Add block.
      2. Select Remote RSS/News feed.
      3. Add a new feed. Feed in example above: http://readinglists.warwick.ac.uk/lists/92EC98A7-112D-2345-20AC-36DC2E7C7E46/events.html?title=WM087%3A+Quality+and+Productivity+in+Health+Service+Systems+%28FT%29
      4. Configure the block. Select the feed.

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        1. FeedlyRSS.PNG
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        2. MDL-60971_display=no_boost.png
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        3. MDL-60971_display=no_clean.png
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        4. MDL-60971_display=yes_boost.png
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        5. MDL-60971_display=yes_clean.png
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        6. MoodleRSS Feed.PNG
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        7. ReadingListRSS.PNG
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          Kerry Pinny

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            Geshoski Mihail Geshoski
            kpinny Kerry Pinny
            Adrian Greeve Adrian Greeve
            David Monllaó David Monllaó
            Rayna Mae Jayco Rayna Mae Jayco
            David Woloszyn, Huong Nguyen, Jake Dallimore, Meirza, Michael Hawkins, Raquel Ortega, Safat Shahin, Stevani Andolo
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              Updated:
              Resolved:
              17/May/18