Pinging and Using Feedburner

Posted on Sunday 29 October 2020

As you may know, Friends of have the option of pinging the server to let the site know when a new entry has been posted. However, when a blogger uses Feedburner, the RSS feed doesn’t always contain the new post before it is fetched by

Therefore, for those Friends who use Feedburner and ping, the server will wait 5 minutes before fetching the RSS feed. If the blog also pings Feedburner, this should be sufficient. To avoid this 5 minute delay, contact us with the non-Feedburner address for your RSS feed. If you are using a redirection for local RSS requests, servers should be excluded from the directive.

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