RSS Feed Issues

There are some issues with the Hackernoon RSS feed that should be fixed.

  • The top-level link element isn’t to, its to
  • The pubDate for articles is coming through as Invalid Date
  • I don’t think the item elements meet the spec, in some readers URLs are showing up at instead of their link

Guessing based on the link element, the code is written in node. I’d be happy to take a look and fix it if there is an open-source repo I can be pointed to. Even if it is private I’d still be willing to help if it is needed.

The pubDate and URL issues have been fixed, but the top-level link bullet from above is still an issue. There is also a disappointing lack of tag-specific feeds.

tag-specific feeds are of the format