Real Simple Syndication (RSS) enables site owners to automatically syndicate their content to readers in an easily digestible format. You can easily enhance the experience which people get on your WP website with the use of a WordPress RSS feed widget. Below are 13 of our favorite WordPress free widgets for RSS feed. While we think all of the options we’ve provided are extremely useful.
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1. RSS Feed Widget
RSS Feed Widget with customizable slider. Feed title, description, image and many other things which you can control.
2. RSS King Pro
RSS King Pro gives you the freedom to display a RSS feed or feeds onto your pages and posts with ease. The numerous options available provides choice in how your feed displays on your pages.
NewsBoard is a highly customizable jQuery News Ticker that displays your posts or rss feed from other sites. You can easily set width, height, colors, rollover colors, date format, thumbnail sizes, fonts, transitions, speed and much more.
4. Featured Images in RSS
A simple way to add featured images in your site’s RSS feed, with easy size and positioning options, and now supports custom sizes as well. It’s WordPress Multisite compatible, simply Network Activate to add featured images to all your site’s RSS feeds, with each site having it’s own size and positioning settings.
5. Category Specific RSS Feed Subscription
This WordPress Plugin allows you to present a menu with multiple RSS feed subscription option to your site’s visitors in addition to your normal RSS subscription option.
6. Simple Feed Customizer
Simple Feed Customizer is use in customizing WordPress feed such as adding a read-more link at the end of a Summary feed, adding copyright text at the bottom of each feed item, and including feature image to each and every feed post.
7. RSS Retriever
A simple, lightweight RSS aggregator plugin which uses shortcode to fetch and display an RSS feed. Fetch as many RSS feeds as you want. Display the RSS feed wherever you want using shortcode.
HungryFEED allows you to embed and display an RSS feed inline on your posts, pages or sidebar by adding a Shortcode. Uses WordPress Shortcodes to embed RSS feeds on any page, post or sidebar widget.
9. Feeder Ninja
FeederNinja Feeder Ninja is a useful tool for creating Rss & Social media feeds on the fly. Feeder Ninja using innovative and intuitive user interfaces so you don’t need any prior knowledge to use it.
10. SOUP – Show off Upcoming Posts
SOUP creates a widget in your sidebar which allows you to display your upcoming posts (scheduled, drafts, or both) to your readers. The idea is to entice your readers to come back and read the article once it gets published.
11. Twitter Real Time Search Scrolling
Twitter real time search plugin will scroll the most recent twittered content from your twitter account into your website sidebar. This widget displays the content using your twitter feed, and not just a display it will scroll the content one by one in the widget.
12. RSS Icon Widget
The idea is to have a widget to display a link to any rss feed with a standard feed icon.
13. Custom Google Ajax Rss Feed
Google Ajax Feed is for display google ajax rss feed vertically or horizontally. Currently this has basic functionality. Admin can set display of feeds horizontally or vertically and also can set number of feeds to display.