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jeomiland

Hi

Need to give a quote on a new website for a client. She wishes to include "Recent Posts" summary and links from her existing site ChiRecovery.com (see bottom home page, using the Flipper for post summaries).

 

Need to know how difficult this would be in DMS. Are there plugins available for this or will it require custom code to the single or functions php files and if so, I assume this would require making a child theme so custom code doesn't get overwritten with theme updates? Since I use the Flipper component for this on the Chi site, is there a way to modify the Flipper to access an RSS feed instead of pulling from posts local to a site? Again, need to access posts from chirecovery.com on a new site to be built.

 

Thanks for your advise

 

John-eriK

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jeomiland

Just ran across a plugin:

https://premium.wpmudev.org/project/autoblog/

http://premium.wpmudev.org/blog/how-to-set-up-a-curated-news-aggregation-site-with-wordpress/

Am investigating. It allows "news aggregator" capability. Does anyone have experience using this with DMS and specifically with Flipper? This is a $19/month plugin but one can cancel subscription at any time and it will continue to work (but no more access to support and upgrades.)  Are there other plugins or methods you guys have tried?

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Danny

Hi John,

 

You can populate Flipper with posts, pages and custom post types. To populate with an RSS feed would require customizing the section which isn't something we can provide support for.

I have no experience with those plugins. However, if it uses a custom post type, you will be able to populate Flipper with those posts.


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