Joomla 2.5 CMS series

9. How to add RSS Newsfeeds in Joomla

This tutorial assumes you are already logged into your Joomla admin panel

1) From the Components menu option, go down and find the Newsfeeds

We are going to create a new Newsfeed, but first we will create a new Newsfeed Category

2) Then across and down from Newsfeeds, click on Categories

3) Click on the New button

4) Click on the Title field to select it and enter a title for this Newsfeed

5) Scroll down and click in the text area for the Description to enter descriptive text for this Newsfeed

6) Scroll up and click on the Save & Close button

7) Now we can create the actual Newsfeed item. Click on the News Feeds menu link

8) Next click on the New button

9) Select the Title field and enter a title for this Newsfeed

10) Now select the Link field and enter the URL to this Newsfeed

11) Select the Category field and choose the Category we previously created for this Newsfeed

12) Scroll right and enter any other information for this Newsfeed

13) Next click on the Save & Close button

14) Click the View Site link to view our Newsfeed

Scroll down to see our Newsfeed item displayed in a module

Now you know how to add a Newsfeed to your Joomla website