Show RSS Feeds on Excel Worksheet

As you’ve heard, Google Reader will be disappearing in a few months <sigh>, and we’ll have to find other ways to follow our favourite blogs. I’m looking for a replacement, but haven’t found anything perfect yet. How about you?

In the meantime, I can at least list a few RSS feeds in Excel, by using some built-in tools. In the video below, you can see how I created a list of articles from this blog, using an XML map.

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Create the RSS Feed List

It’s easy to create an RSS feed list on a worksheet, as long as you have the link for the RS feed. In this blog, there is an orange RSS icon in the right sidebar, near the bottom. Just right-click on that button, and copy the Link Location.

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Then, in Excel, create and XML map, using the tools on the Developer tab.

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Watch the Excel RSS Feed Video

To see the steps for creating an RSS feed list on a worksheet, please watch this short video tutorial.

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Download the Sample File

For written instructions, and to download the sample file, you can visit my Contextures website: Excel RSS Feeds

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