In another article we explained how Tabulizer can be used as a powerful RSS feed reader. In this article we will show how to use user parameters, for the purpose of customizing the RSS feed URL. As a result, with a single data source we will be able to read multiple feeds that vary only in a few parameters. The ideal example for that is the RSS feed from weather.com which gives localized weather information.
OK, below is the weather information for the New York metropolitan area. Try to click on other areas to see how the weather information will be updated to match the selected area when the page is reloaded. The only thing we had to do is to use a single URL user parameter, which when is present it will affect the RSS feed URL and consequently the provided weather information.OK, click on the following areas to update the weather information table.