Join Joe Marini for an in-depth discussion in this video Using required and optional elements in Atom, part of Real-World XML.
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Atom feed tags have some required elements in order to make the feed useful and…I have listed the three elements that are required on the feed tag here.…The first one is the title tag. The title tag indicates the name of what the feed is …and this is usually, but it's not required to be, the name of the website…that supplies the feed.…Now if it's not the name of the website, you can make it whatever you want, but…in any case, you should not leave this field blank because it's what most feed…readers use to display the name of the feed to the user and I have provided…some examples of each one of these tags, you can see there are on the right.…
The next tag is the id tag and the id tag is a unique identifier for your feed.…Now, you are not limited to using URLs, you can use any value here that is…going to be guaranteed to be unique and there are numerous schemes out there on…the web that create unique ids for you, one you might want to consider looking…up in addition to URLs is the UUID Generator on the web. There's several of those.…
XML Essential Training is a prerequisite for getting the most out of this course.
- Understanding the Sitemap index format
- Integrating XML and design
- Using XML effectively in Firefox and Internet Explorer
- Avoiding common design mistakes
- Understanding and implementing DOM algorithms
- Building an XML tag set
- Using XML with RSS and Atom
- Processing XML data with XSLT
Skill Level Intermediate
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5. Real-World DOM Algorithms
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