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Number One Reason You Should (Do) Redirect RSS Feeds

In this article, our topic is how to redirect RSS feeds to Feedburner without a plugin. I will suggest you stop the usage of Feedburner because this is not updating from previous some years. But if you are still interested then continue reading how to redirect RSS feeds to Feedburner? The reason of forbidding is also described and you can read this article here.

You can also read a published article to configure Feedburner for your website. In the previously published article about the Feedburner configuration. I have used a plugin but in this article, I will tell you how to redirect RSS feeds your site RSS feeds to Feedburner without any plugin.

Redirect RSS Feeds Without Plugin

  • For this purpose, you need to edit your .htaccess file. If you know how to access this file then better otherwise you can read an article about it. How to access the .htaccess file?
  • After open the file just places the below code.
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !FeedBurner [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !FeedValidator [NC]
RewriteRule ^feed/?([_0-9a-z-] )?/?$ http://feeds.feedburner.com/globalblurb [R=302,NC,L]
</IfModule>
  • Just save it and now check.

Don’t forget to change these lines with your site feeds http://feeds.feedburner.com/globalblurb. If you forget to change this line then your all users will redirect to our feeds. So don’t forget to change this line. If you face any issue regarding redirect RSS feeds. Then leave a comment in the comment section.

You can check like that:

If you are facing issue after placing the above code then just log in your CPanel account and rename your .htaccess to .htaccess_old. After that just open your site URL if you are seeing the issue has been resolved then remove this code. Otherwise, check the issue often these type of issues are removed by refresh your permalinks.

Login your WordPress dashboard » Settings » Permalink.

Hit save without making any changes.

Lastly, I hope your site will work otherwise you can share your comment with an error code. Or next better option is that remove this code from your .htaccess file. Keep in mind while doing anything with your .htaccess file take a backup. Because this is so sensitive file of your website. However, the below articles will also help you to rid of WordPress difficulties.

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