Your Blogs Rss Feed by default displays the latest 25 posts.This is true with the default Blogger feed and the Feedburner feed.Most blogs are using the Feedburner feed provided by Google and if you don't you should (How To Get A Feedburner Feed).You can change the number of posts displayed on your feed page to any number of posts you like and in this post i will show you how it's done and why you should change.
You may think the reason for changing the number of posts displayed in your feedburner would be to increase it, but in fact it's the opposite.Most people that visit your blogs feed have got there from your blog so they have seen your posts and are there to subscribe.You want as many Rss subscribers as possible so you want to make subscribing as easy as possible.
If your blog uses lots of images, video, flash ect.. loading 25 posts on the feed page could take longer than people are willing to wait.I believe many bloggers have lost out on Rss Subscribers because their feedburner page takes too long to load.I would suggest 10 posts is plenty to display on your feed page.Basically you gain nothing by having 25 posts but you can gain by having less so it makes sense to decrease the number.If your blog is not to heavy on images ect.. or if you promote your feed page you can of course increase the number of posts up from 25 to a maximum of 500.
Lets get started,
Step 1. Go to Feedburner and log into your account.On your My Feeds page click on the feed you want to edit.
Step 2. At the top of the page click 'Edit Feed Details' to open the options - Feed Title, Original Feed, Feed Address - See Image Below.
Step 3. Your Original Feed will look like this :
(YOURBLOG will be your blogs address)
Simply add the snippet of code to the end of your Original Feed like below :
You can change the max-results=10 to anything from 1 to 500.
Important : Make sure to only add the code as shown and not change anything else.If you think you may have made a mistake don't save but go back to step 1 and start again.
Step 4. Click save feed details.
Remember you can get all these tips sent directly to your email and stay a step ahead.Its a quick and easy service Provided for Free by Google.Just fill in the Email form below the post or Click here for other Rss Options. If you need extra help on this or any tutorial just leave a comment, I love comments and feedback so this Blog is Do-Follow - when you comment here it helps Your Blogs Google rank !
Hopefully this has made you Feedburner Feed page more accessible and the subscription process much quicker for readers.Follow this link for more posts to help you get the most from your blog feed.
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