Tabulizer as RSS Feed Reader

Tabulizer has built-in functionality to act as an advanced RSS Feed Reader. It supports the following formats:

  • RSS2
  • Atom

What makes Tabulizer a unique solution when it comes to reading RSS feeds is its extensibility. You can have an unlimited number of rules, each corresponding to a separate feature, to fine tune your reader and do things like:

  • Add pagination and filtering
  • Highlight items that contain certain words
  • Remove items that contain certain words
  • Limit the number of news items, characters per description, show or hide included images, optionally strip html tags or not and so onAdd your own headers/extra rows
  • Combine feeds from various sources (no limit)
  • Use URL parameters to customize the RSS Feed URL.
  • Choose the format of the published date or hide the published date
  • Style the resulting table any way you want. No more limited styling presets.
  • Make it responsive to fit well in smaller resolution screens (smart phones and tablets).
  • Enable caching, so the feed is displayed faster
  • Support for UTF-8 and other encodings
  • Add resulting output anywhere you wish (articles, posts, pages, modules, plugins, 3rd party extensions, etc). Just add the data source tag you are ready to go.
  • Developers (or anyone with limited knowledge of PHP) have the freedom to do anything they want with the use of modification functions.

These are some of the ideas. Below you will find a a sample archive that you can download and contains three rulesets:

  1. RSS2 Feed Sample - Google News with a generic ruleset: A sample ruleset to demonstrate the use of reading a RSS 2 feed.
  2. RSS2 Feed Sample - Google News with a customized ruleset: A sample ruleset to demonstrate the use of reading specifically Google News's RSS2 feed.
  3. RSS2 Feed Sample - Google News with Pagination and Responsive behavior: A sample ruleset to demonstrate the use of reading Google News's RSS2 feed with some extra Tabulizer features enabled.

RSS2 Feed Sample - Google News with Pagination and Responsive Scrolling

This is an RSS2 feed reader customized for Google News with the extra features of pagination and responsive horizontal scrollbars. These are standard Tabulizer's features that can be enabled with a single table rule. Try to resize the browser, to see how the table below behaves in comparison to the rest of the tables. You can try to click on the Next and Previous buttons.
Top Stories - Google News
Philando Castile's family, Minnesota city reach nearly $3 million settlement in his death - Washington Post
Posted at 26.06.2017 11:36:05
Washington PostPhilando Castile's family, Minnesota city reach nearly $3 million settlement in his deathWashington PostThe family of Philando Castile, the Minnesota man fatally shot by a police officer during a July 2016 traffic stop, reached a settlement of nearly $3 million with the city that employed the officer at the time, both sides announced Monday. The ...
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO Says - New York Times
Posted at 26.06.2017 16:19:43
New York TimesSenate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO SaysNew York TimesSenator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, after a closed-door meeting among Republicans about the Senate health care bill last week. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...
Justice Neil Gorsuch supports President Trump's travel ban after refusing to say where he would stand on it - New York Daily News
Posted at 26.06.2017 13:32:00
New York Daily NewsJustice Neil Gorsuch supports President Trump's travel ban after refusing to say where he would stand on itNew York Daily NewsAfter dodging questions about where he would stand on President Trump's travel ban, Justice Neil Gorsuch — Trump's recently appointed Supreme Court pick — was one of three justices on Monday to fully support it. Gorsuch's endorsement of the ban is ...
Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once Wary - NBCNews.com
Posted at 26.06.2017 13:32:00
NBCNews.comSupport for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once WaryNBCNews.comIn the two years since same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide, support for it has surged even among groups that recently were broadly opposed, according to a new national survey. The Pew Research Center survey found that for the first time, a ...
The Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters. - Washington Post
Posted at 26.06.2017 14:51:22
Washington PostThe Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters.Washington PostThe Supreme Court's ruling on a high-profile case involving a church's day-care playground surfaces will likely be used in church-state battles in the future, experts believe. The decision, released on Monday, involving a church in Missouri was seen as ...
Here Are All The Questions Fox News Recently Asked The President And His Top Aides - BuzzFeed News
Posted at 26.06.2017 15:46:30
BuzzFeed NewsHere Are All The Questions Fox News Recently Asked The President And His Top AidesBuzzFeed NewsThere is a LOT happening in America right now: A debate over a controversial health care bill that could impact millions of Americans. Threats from North Korea. The ever-looming shadow of the Russia hacking our election and the resulting investigations.Despite strenuous effort, 'Fox & Friends' fails to hit new lowWashington Post (blog)Ivanka Trump says, “I try to stay out of politics"CBS NewsIvanka Trump: 'I try to stay out of politics'ABC NewsHuffPost -PEOPLE.com -USA TODAY -Salonall 127 news articles »
Trump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed' - CNN
Posted at 26.06.2017 12:22:19
CNNTrump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed'CNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump continued to criticize former President Barack Obama on Monday for his response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election -- blasting his predecessor in a series of tweets, then demanding an "apology.".Trump believes Russia 'probably' behind election hackingThe HillTrump, on Twitter, Targets Obama's Response to RussiaNew York TimesBlame Enough To Go AroundU.S. News & World ReportCBS News -HuffPost -ABC News -Reutersall 1,027 news articles »
Nintendo to bring back SNES console with classic games; see the list - NOLA.com
Posted at 26.06.2017 15:58:00
NOLA.comNintendo to bring back SNES console with classic games; see the listNOLA.comNintendo will release a miniature version of its SNES home console in September. It will be priced at $80 and come pre-loaded with several classic Nintendo video games.( Nintendo ). By The Washington Post. Nintendo will soon release a miniature version ...
Michael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's death - myfox8.com
Posted at 26.06.2017 14:29:56
myfox8.comMichael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's deathmyfox8.comMichael McCarthy was found guilty of second-degree murder for the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond. ×. Michael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's death. Michael McCarthy was found guilty of second-degree murder for the death of ...

RSS2 Feed Sample - Google News

This ruleset is similar to the previous one, without the pagination and the responsive scrollbars. It uses the modification function rss2googlenews that takes the same optional arguments as in generic case (which is presented later on). Notice how we changed the date prefix and the date format. Also, we cleaned up the html code of the item description, so it's plain text and no multiple news sources.
Top Stories - Google News
Philando Castile's family, Minnesota city reach nearly $3 million settlement in his death - Washington Post
Posted at 26.06.2017 11:36:05
Washington PostPhilando Castile's family, Minnesota city reach nearly $3 million settlement in his deathWashington PostThe family of Philando Castile, the Minnesota man fatally shot by a police officer during a July 2016 traffic stop, reached a settlement of nearly $3 million with the city that employed the officer at the time, both sides announced Monday. The ...
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO Says - New York Times
Posted at 26.06.2017 16:19:43
New York TimesSenate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO SaysNew York TimesSenator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, after a closed-door meeting among Republicans about the Senate health care bill last week. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...
Justice Neil Gorsuch supports President Trump's travel ban after refusing to say where he would stand on it - New York Daily News
Posted at 26.06.2017 13:32:00
New York Daily NewsJustice Neil Gorsuch supports President Trump's travel ban after refusing to say where he would stand on itNew York Daily NewsAfter dodging questions about where he would stand on President Trump's travel ban, Justice Neil Gorsuch — Trump's recently appointed Supreme Court pick — was one of three justices on Monday to fully support it. Gorsuch's endorsement of the ban is ...
Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once Wary - NBCNews.com
Posted at 26.06.2017 13:32:00
NBCNews.comSupport for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once WaryNBCNews.comIn the two years since same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide, support for it has surged even among groups that recently were broadly opposed, according to a new national survey. The Pew Research Center survey found that for the first time, a ...
The Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters. - Washington Post
Posted at 26.06.2017 14:51:22
Washington PostThe Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters.Washington PostThe Supreme Court's ruling on a high-profile case involving a church's day-care playground surfaces will likely be used in church-state battles in the future, experts believe. The decision, released on Monday, involving a church in Missouri was seen as ...
Here Are All The Questions Fox News Recently Asked The President And His Top Aides - BuzzFeed News
Posted at 26.06.2017 15:46:30
BuzzFeed NewsHere Are All The Questions Fox News Recently Asked The President And His Top AidesBuzzFeed NewsThere is a LOT happening in America right now: A debate over a controversial health care bill that could impact millions of Americans. Threats from North Korea. The ever-looming shadow of the Russia hacking our election and the resulting investigations.Despite strenuous effort, 'Fox & Friends' fails to hit new lowWashington Post (blog)Ivanka Trump says, “I try to stay out of politics"CBS NewsIvanka Trump: 'I try to stay out of politics'ABC NewsHuffPost -PEOPLE.com -USA TODAY -Salonall 127 news articles »
Trump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed' - CNN
Posted at 26.06.2017 12:22:19
CNNTrump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed'CNNWashington (CNN) President Donald Trump continued to criticize former President Barack Obama on Monday for his response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election -- blasting his predecessor in a series of tweets, then demanding an "apology.".Trump believes Russia 'probably' behind election hackingThe HillTrump, on Twitter, Targets Obama's Response to RussiaNew York TimesBlame Enough To Go AroundU.S. News & World ReportCBS News -HuffPost -ABC News -Reutersall 1,027 news articles »
Nintendo to bring back SNES console with classic games; see the list - NOLA.com
Posted at 26.06.2017 15:58:00
NOLA.comNintendo to bring back SNES console with classic games; see the listNOLA.comNintendo will release a miniature version of its SNES home console in September. It will be priced at $80 and come pre-loaded with several classic Nintendo video games.( Nintendo ). By The Washington Post. Nintendo will soon release a miniature version ...
Michael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's death - myfox8.com
Posted at 26.06.2017 14:29:56
myfox8.comMichael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's deathmyfox8.comMichael McCarthy was found guilty of second-degree murder for the death of 2-year-old Bella Bond. ×. Michael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's death. Michael McCarthy was found guilty of second-degree murder for the death of ...

RSS2 Feed Sample - Generic

This is a generic ruleset you can use with any RSS2 feed. Note it's not the only ruleset you can build as you can add as many features you want, but it's good enough to get you started. It's reading the Google News Top Stories feed, whith no caching. It uses the modification function rssfeed2 that takes these optional arguments:
  • max_id:
  • show_images: Whether to show item images or not.
  • date_prefix=date_format: The date format and the date prefix. If the date format is empty than no published date will be displayed.
  • strip_html: Strip the tags from the item's description of not.
  • description_max_len: The maximum number of characters that the description of a feed item can have.
Top Stories - Google News
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of 'Baby Doe' - WPXI Pittsburgh
Published at June 26, 2017, 1:35 pm

WPXI Pittsburgh

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of 'Baby Doe'
WPXI Pittsburgh
BOSTON (AP) - A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as "Baby Doe" after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island. Michael McCarthy, 37, was charged in the 2015 ...
Michael McCarthy convicted of murder in 2-year-old Bella Bond's deathmyfox8.com
Man Found Guilty of 2nd Degree Murder in 'Baby Doe' CaseNBC Bay Area
Bella Bond Murder Trial: Four Things To KnowPatch.com
WXOW.com -WHDH-TV -Boston Herald -Boston.com
all 82 news articles »
Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO Says - New York Times
Published at June 26, 2017, 4:19 pm

New York Times

Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured, CBO Says
New York Times
Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, after a closed-door meeting among Republicans about the Senate health care bill last week. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...
CBO: Senate GOP health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026Washington Post
Senate GOP revises health bill in hunt for votesPolitico
Senate bill: New version unveiled, Cornyn closes 'the door' on extending date to voteCNN
NBCNews.com -ABC News -PolitiFact -Chicago Tribune
all 9,772 news articles »
Supreme Court won't hear a California gun case, leaving in place the state's strict limits on concealed weapons - Los Angeles Times
Published at June 26, 2017, 3:35 pm

Los Angeles Times

Supreme Court won't hear a California gun case, leaving in place the state's strict limits on concealed weapons
Los Angeles Times
The Supreme Court has rejected a major 2nd Amendment challenge to California's strict limits on carrying concealed guns in public. The justices by a 7-2 vote turned away an appeal from gun rights advocates who contended that most law-abiding gun ...
Justices to Hear Case on Religious Objections to Same-Sex MarriageNew York Times
Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once WaryNBCNews.com
High Court To Hear Case Of Cake Shop That Refused To Bake For Same-Sex WeddingNPR
U.S. News & World Report -Daily Signal -San Francisco Chronicle -HuffPost
all 232 news articles »
Justice Neil Gorsuch supports President Trump's travel ban after refusing to say where he would stand on it - New York Daily News
Published at June 26, 2017, 1:32 pm

New York Daily News

Justice Neil Gorsuch supports President Trump's travel ban after refusing to say where he would stand on it
New York Daily News
After dodging questions about where he would stand on President Trump's travel ban, Justice Neil Gorsuch — Trump's recently appointed Supreme Court pick — was one of three justices on Monday to fully support it. Gorsuch's endorsement of the ban is ...
Supreme Court Will Re-Hear Immigrant Indefinite Detention CaseWUNC

all 50 news articles »
The Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters. - Washington Post
Published at June 26, 2017, 2:51 pm

Washington Post

The Supreme Court sided with Trinity Lutheran Church. Here's why that matters.
Washington Post
The Supreme Court's ruling on a high-profile case involving a church's day-care playground surfaces will likely be used in church-state battles in the future, experts believe. The decision, released on Monday, involving a church in Missouri was seen as ...
Supreme Court Breakfast TableSlate Magazine
Supreme Court rules church school has a right to tax funds for its playgroundLos Angeles Times
Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For PlaygroundNPR
National Review -The Hill (blog) -SCOTUSblog (blog) -The Atlantic
all 149 news articles »
Ivanka Trump 'tries to stay out of politics.' Um, what? - CNN
Published at June 26, 2017, 12:45 pm

CNN

Ivanka Trump 'tries to stay out of politics.' Um, what?
CNN
(CNN) Ivanka Trump is a senior adviser to the president of the United States. Which makes what she told "Fox and Friends" on Monday very, very odd. "You know, I try to stay out of politics," Ivanka told Ainsley Earhardt in response to a question about ...
Despite strenuous effort, 'Fox & Friends' fails to hit new lowWashington Post (blog)
Here Are All The Questions Fox News Recently Asked The President And His Top AidesBuzzFeed News
Ivanka Trump says, “I try to stay out of politics"CBS News
HuffPost -ABC News -PEOPLE.com -USA TODAY
all 127 news articles »
Trump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed' - CNN
Published at June 26, 2017, 12:22 pm

CNN

Trump demands apology, accuses Obama of having 'colluded or obstructed'
CNN
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump continued to criticize former President Barack Obama on Monday for his response to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election -- blasting his predecessor in a series of tweets, then demanding an "apology.".
Trump believes Russia 'probably' behind election hackingThe Hill
Trump, on Twitter, Targets Obama's Response to RussiaNew York Times
Blame Enough To Go AroundU.S. News & World Report
CBS News -Politico -HuffPost -ABC News
all 1,025 news articles »
Nintendo to bring back SNES console with classic games; see the list - NOLA.com
Published at June 26, 2017, 3:58 pm

NOLA.com

Nintendo to bring back SNES console with classic games; see the list
NOLA.com
Nintendo will release a miniature version of its SNES home console in September. It will be priced at $80 and come pre-loaded with several classic Nintendo video games.( Nintendo ). By The Washington Post. Nintendo will soon release a miniature version ...
Nintendo curated the perfect selection of games for the SNES ClassicThe Verge
Nintendo's SNES Classic will be released with 20 vintage gamesWashington Post
This Is The Most Exciting Thing About The Mini SNES Classic EditionForbes
Complex -Syracuse.com -CNBC -Polygon
all 288 news articles »
Philando Castile's family, Minnesota city reach nearly $3 million settlement in his death - Washington Post
Published at June 26, 2017, 11:36 am

Washington Post

Philando Castile's family, Minnesota city reach nearly $3 million settlement in his death
Washington Post
The family of Philando Castile, the Minnesota man fatally shot by a police officer during a July 2016 traffic stop, reached a settlement of nearly $3 million with the city that employed the officer at the time, both sides announced Monday. The ...
Philando Castile's Mother Reaches $3 Million Settlement Over Police ShootingNPR
Family of Philando Castile reaches $3M settlement in police shooting caseABC News
Philando Castile Family Reaches $3 Million Settlement With Minnesota CityNew York Times
HuffPost -WFAA -The Hill (blog) -Boston Herald
all 331 news articles »
To run these samples, you need to install Tabulizer first and then import the sample archive like a regular ruleset archive. Click here to download the ruleset archive used is this article that contains the three rulesets and the data sources. When you import the archive make sure you have checked the overwrite files and YES, overwrite safemode settings checkboxes. If everything goes as expected, you should find 3 data sources using the following rulesets:
Data source titleRuleset TitleArchive title
RSS2 Sample - Google News Top Stories - GenericRSS2 Feed Sample - GenericRSS2 Feed Sample
RSS2 Sample - Google News Top Stories - CustomizedRSS2 Feed Sample - Google NewsRSS2 Feed Sample
RSS2 Sample - Google News Top Stories - Customized with Pagination and Responsive ScrollingRSS2 Feed Sample - Google News with Pagination and Responsive ScrollingRSS2 Feed Sample
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