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    Moodle and BBC Education feed

    Has anyone got the BBC Education Feed to display within Moodle? I'm using the link I found and it's coming up as Error.

    I am using http://newsrss.bbc.co.uk/rss/newsonl...t_page/rss.xml.

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    Nobody?

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    I'm sure I have had it working before. I will have a look and get back to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Has anyone got the BBC Education Feed to display within Moodle? I'm using the link I found and it's coming up as Error.

    I am using BBC News - Home.
    Try this RSS feed for the Education News on the BBC website.

    http://newsrss.bbc.co.uk/rss/newsonl...cation/rss.xml

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    That error'd too. Works in the browser though which is odd.

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    that's odd. I've had it working on a Moodle Site.

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    I tried another RSS Feed and it didn't error so it's the BBC.

    Try it on your Moodle site at present?

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    here is the link. I've got it running on it at the moment.
    Kingsbridge Community College Virtual Learning Environment

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    Probably the same link but works fine on our Moodle

    http://newsrss.bbc.co.uk/rss/newsonline_uk_edition/education/rss.xml

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    I am sure I read somewhere that if you are unable to show RSS feeds if you disable the global search it helps?...(not sure if that is helpful here?) BTW we use the Newsround RSS feed and have no issues.

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    What happens when you guys go to /admin/cron.php do you see an error relating to the BBC feed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    What happens when you guys go to /admin/cron.php do you see an error relating to the BBC feed?
    Nope, not errors at all

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    Which version of Moodle?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    Which version of Moodle?
    its only 1.7+ I think. Mainly coz it was a trial for the school and they are using a different VLE now. I'll check my demo version in a bit for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edu-IT View Post
    What happens when you guys go to /admin/cron.php do you see an error relating to the BBC feed?
    No errors on our main feeds

    <!--StartFragment-->Processing cron function for rss_client....
    BBC News - Education & Family ok
    BBC News - Technology ok
    Moodle version - Moodle 1.9.9 (Build: 20100609)

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