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Feedburner not updating wordpress feed.

Have had another bout of feedburner issues. Had issues with the https://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/ping –

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 http://myblog.blogspot.com/), or use your feed URL (e.g. http://feeds.feedburner.com/myuri).”

http://feedvalidator.org/ 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=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/tkp_DhiPVP4″ width=”560″ height=” …

Solution

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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