Channel Elements

Element

Required

Type

Example

Description

description

Yes

Text

<description>Description of item feed</description>

A sentence describing the contents of this feed.

link

Yes

URL

<link>http://www.YourSite.com</link>

The URL of the website where the feed comes from.

title

Yes

Text

<title>Title of item feed</title>

The name of the feed. If you have a website which has the same information as this feed, this should be the name of your website.

The following elements can be used as a channel defaults or specified at item-level

Element

Required

Type

Example

Description

pubDate

No

Date

<pubDate>Sat, 07 Sep 2002 00:00:01 GMT</pubDate>

The date the feed was last updated. See http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc822.html for date format.

jl:country
No
Text

<jl:country>Spain</jl:country>

The country where the items are located. See the Countries Element Values. Required if used as a channel default.
jl:currency
No
Currency Code
<jl:currency>EUR</jl:currency>
The currency unit that this item is in. See http://www.xe.com/iso4217.php for lists sorted by both country and currency. Defaults to the jl:country currency code.
jl:email
No
Text

<jl:email>example@example.com</jl:email>

The contact email of your website.
jl:language
No
Text

<jl:language>EN</jl:language>


See http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/languages.html for a list of options. Required if used as a channel default.
jl:main_category
No
Text

<jl:main_category>Finance & Banking</jl:main_category>

The main category that relates to this item. See Housing Categories or Job Categories Element Values depending on the feed type.  Required if used as a channel default.
jl:sub_category
No
Text

<jl:sub_category>Accountants</jl:sub_category>

The sub-category that the item belongs in. See Housing Categories or Job Categories Element Values. Dependent on jl:main_category. Required if used as a channel default.
jl:telephone
No
Text

<jl:telephone>0987662094</jl:telephone>

If provided, this will be visible on your post.

 

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