RSS feed is broken

This is a follow up of another post.

The old RSS feed is gone. The new one (only discoverable by inspecting the HTML) is malformed (error on line 82 at column 71: xmlParseEntityRef: no name).

According to @strickvl, this may be related to the migration to Quarto.

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Quarto has these docs that seem relevant. Perhaps give this a try?

@hamelsmu

Just to make sure we are on the same page here, the problem I’m reporting occurs on https://www.fast.ai/ blog, not on some nbdev personal project. I’m reporting here because of a suggestion someone gave me in the other post.

Please let me know if this bug report should be posted in another place. I myself could not find a GitHub repo for that site.

Thanks, @tendency! I’ve made the change, in a couple of minutes, you should see a new RSS button on the upper right hand side in the Navbar, to the left of the search button.

cc: @jeremy

Thanks,

Thanks @hamelsmu. Can I just confirm - did you fix the bug mentioned in the top post, or just add an icon to make the RSS easier to find?

sorry about that! I completely misread this thread. My apologies. Seems like the RSS problem is still persisting :confused:

Seems like the full contents of a page are being dumped into the RSS feed Feed Validator Results: https://www.fast.ai/index.xml, and there are some things that its not liking. I’ll see what I can do here

@jeremy the issue is that we are using an old version of Quarto to deploy the blog site. We can see that the RSS feed is rendered properly here https://zingy-dolphin-e4593e.netlify.app/

This is why it works locally but not when you deploy it

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Update: I fixed it by changing this in the deploy action:


name: Quarto Publish
on:
  workflow_dispatch:
  push: { branches: master }
jobs:
  build-deploy:
    runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    permissions: {contents: write}
    steps:
      - uses: actions/checkout@v2
      - uses: quarto-dev/quarto-actions/setup@v2
+        with:
+          version: "pre-release"
      - name: Render and Publish
        uses: quarto-dev/quarto-actions/publish@v2
        with: {target: gh-pages}
        env:
          GITHUB_TOKEN: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}

@tendency you should now be able to see the RSS feed! fast.ai
@strickvl see above on how to use the “pre-release” which will resolve the RSS problem

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Working fine now.

Thank you very much, @hamelsmu!

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Thanks heaps for fixing it @hamelsmu

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