Description of format

Anatomy of a JL-RSS Feed

A JL-RSS feed is composed of the following elements:
  • RSS container: Standard RSS and name space declarations
    • Channel container: Channel definitions
      If all of your ads have values in common - e.g. all of the ads are for one country - you can declare a default value here (see possible channel elements).
      • Items: these are individual content items, each one of which is in single, unique ad. Items are nested within the channel:
        • The Just Landed RSS-specification contains common item elements plus specific ones for housing and jobs
        • In the case of several images for a single ad being available, images can be nested within an item.
        • In the case of titles and descriptions for a single ad being available in different languages, content blocks must be nested within an item (for more information see below and examples).

Declaring the RSS and Channel Containers

RSS Container

Your JL-RSS file should start like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<rss version="2.0" xmlns:jl="http://classifieds.justlanded.com/en/xml/1.0">

And end like this:

</rss>

NB: As a standard we use UTF-8 encoding for JL-RSS so we can handle all languages.

Channel Container

After the first part of the RSS Container, you declare your channel like this:

<channel>
<title>Name of your site</title>
<link>http://www.YourSite.com</link>
<description>Short description about your site</description>
<pubDate>Sun, 19 May 2007 15:21:36 GMT</pubDate>

And before the second part of the RSS Container, you close the Channel container like this:

</channel>

Truncated example:

<?xml version="1.0 " encoding="UTF-8" ?>
<rss version="2.0" xmlns:jl="http://classifieds.justlanded.com/en/xml/1.0">
<channel>
<title>Name of your site</title>
<link>http://www.YourSite.com</link>
<description>Short description about your site</description>
<pubDate>Sun, 19 May 2007 15:21:36 GMT</pubDate>
[ITEMS GO HERE] </channel> </rss>

Click here for some examples

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