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Getting the RSS feed icon to appear in the address bar

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I'd been wondering for some time how to get the familiar little RSS icon to show up in Firefox's address bar, like so:

RSS icon in the address bar

Turns out it's remarkably simple. Just add one line of code to your <head>:

<link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" 
title="Your Feed Title" href="/path/to/feed.xml" />

It's just that easy.

This works for IE 7 too, but the icon appears in some out-of-the-way place on the toolbar where everybody is sure to miss it.

Thanks. I didnt know how to

Thanks. I didnt know how to show the RSS feed icon in the location bar.

thank you!!

This is by far the best explanation I’ve come across. Other websites tend to right 5-paged essays trying to explain this concept….but you did it concisely! Thanks!

Thank you so much for putting

Thank you so much for putting this here. Ooh la la~

RSS feed

I had contacted my web services provider last week, believing that it was an issue they could resolve. They couldn’t. Thank you for the code! It works perfectly in both Firefox and Opera browsers.

That Simple

Wow, that was a very simple solution. Thank you!

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