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Content feed page template

Use the content feed template to embed the content of another web page. When the source page updates, your retrieving page updates automatically.

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When you use 'get content from', the new page provides a link to the canonical source

<link rel="canonical">

so that Google and other search engines know that the source of the information is at the original URL.

Create a new retrieving page using the content feed template

  1. Browse to the location where you want to create the retrieving page.
  2. Go to Edit > Create a new page.
  3. Expand the Change page template section, then select Change.
  4. Select Content feed from the list of standard templates.
  5. Choose whether to retrieve content From a SiteBuilder page or From another web page (i.e. external to warwick.ac.uk):

    Content feed template options

  6. Enter the Source page URL.
  7. Choose whether or not to rewrite relative links to point to content relative to the source page. When Rewrite links to point to linked page is not selected, links are relative to the retrieving page. If you're not sure which option to choose, select this checkbox.
  8. Enter the URL, page heading, title bar caption and link caption. For a description of these properties, see: create a new blank page.
  9. Enter the keywords and page contact.
  10. When you have finished editing the page properties, select Create new page. You see a confirmation message with a link to view the new page.

Change an existing page to use the content feed template

  1. Browse to the page you want to change.
  2. Go to Edit > Edit page properties.
  3. Expand the Change page template & options section, then select Change.
  4. Select Content feed from the list of standard templates.
  5. Follow the instructions in steps 5-10 in the section above.

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