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Feedburner not updating wordpress feed.

Have had another bout of feedburner issues. Had issues with the –

Your Ping resulted in an Error “We were unable to process your ping. You must ping with a URL that exactly matches the channel link (RSS) or alternate link (Atom) in your top level feed element pointing back to your website (e.g, or use your feed URL (e.g.” seems to have a problem or two, as well:

This feed is valid, but interoperability with the widest range of feed readers could be improved by implementing the following recommendations.
Feeds should not be served with the “text/html” media type [help]

line 23, column 0: content:encoded should not contain iframe tag (3 occurrences) [help]
<iframe src=”″ width=”560″ height=” …


1) Tried removing all plugins. The first error went but not the second one.

2) Tried reinstalling wordpress again. No luck.

3) Reset permalinks:

Go to WordPress settings > permalinks > (set to) default > (then set back to) month and date.

4) Resync’d after all this. No luck. Still feed problem.



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WordPress feed not updating in Networked Blogs

On networked blogs, the feed was  not getting updated. They have a “test feed now” button. It kept showing old posts.

Solutions tried:

1) Tried removing all plugins. No luck.
2) Tried reinstalling wordpress again. No luck.
3) Went into WordPress Settings >permalinks > set to default > set (back) to month and date.
The third solution worked. Networked blogs started pulling feeds again.
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