FeedBurner subscription show-off revisited

21 December 2008 by Joost de Valk » - 22 Comments

A couple of months back I blogged about how to show off your FeedBurner subscribers. In the comments then, a couple of people told me the code didn’t work for them. After a few back and forths I found out those people were on FeedBurner’s new servers, the Google ones. This new server actually has »

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Showing off your FeedBurner subscribers

27 October 2008 by Joost de Valk » - 57 Comments

Quite a few websites have started to show of their FeedBurner subscriber count with something else than a widget. To do that, you have to be able to grab the number of subscribers through the FeedBurner API. Now I bet you want to know how! It’s bloody easy in WordPress, just do this: Copy, paste, »

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FeedBurner: MyBrand is not an uncommon use of my feed…

18 October 2007 by Joost de Valk » - 4 Comments

I was logging into my FeedBurner account this morning to check out my stats, and this is what I saw: Now, I would hope, that my 2 main feed URL’s (the first redirects to the second), would NOT be an “uncommon” use of my feeds…. Now Graywolf already found out the hard way that they »

Category: Usability & Conversion

FeedBurner history comparison

1 January 2007 by Joost de Valk » - 2 Comments

When I was working on my FeedBurner history graph tool, I thought it would be cool to be able to display the growth of a blog relative to some other blog as well, so i came up with the idea of “just” plotting a few other lines next to each other, showing how they performed »

Cool FeedBurner schwag

28 December 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 5 Comments

I got some nice stuff in the mail today, a gift from FeedBurner‘s Jessica Graeser, because they liked my FeedBurner graph so much. Check it out:

FeedBurner down?

18 December 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

As I logged in to my Mint stats this morning, I saw that FeedBurner had registered 0 feedreaders for both yoast.com and www.css3.info. Now I know for a fact that that isn’t true, and indeed, one the support forums it seems that more people have this problem. Update: it seems this problem was solved within »

FeedBurner API fun

4 December 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 2 Comments

I’ve had some fun with the FeedBurner API in the past days, creating a graphic simulation from a blog’s feed-readers history over the past year. It’s rather elegant, I think, as it creates graphics which you can easily insert into your pages or posts, and will automatically update each time they’re loaded. An example: Want »

Short note: FeedBurner

14 June 2006 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

Just a short note to let you all know that I’ve switched the feed to a FeedBurner feed, it should work automatically, if it does not please tell me in the comments. I’ve switched it because FeedBurner can give some pretty cool stats on feeds, which could be useful in the future.

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