How To Fix Rss Feed Errors In WordPress

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Have you been encountering a RSS feed error on your Word Press web site? Recently one of our readers asked us how you can fix Word Press RSS feed errors.

There are actually a number of types of RSS feed errors so they can be caused by changes in plug-in and also themes or templates. In this post, we can easily provide help to find out and also fix Word Press RSS feed errors.

Common WordPress RSS Feed Errors

Common Word Press RSS feed errors come from weak formatting. Word Press outputs RSS feeds in XML which is actually a strict markup language.

A missing line break or even an extra tab can break your RSS feed.

The RSS error message can look something similar to this:

XML Parsing Error: XML and text declaration not at start of entity 
Line Number 2, Column 1:

Dependent on what browser you can be using, you’re RSS feed error message can vary.
Also you can notice this error message when visiting your feed in a browser.

Warning: Can not modify header information – headers already sent by

(output started at /home/username/example .com/

wp-content/themes/twenty sixteen/functions.php:433) in /home/

username/ on line 1228

When you are using Feed Burner, so now your errors may look and feel completely different.
That said, let’s have a look at what can cause these types of RSS feed errors and also how you can fix them.

Fixing RSS Feed Errors in WordPress

The very likely real reason for your RSS feeds to display error is poor formatting. This poor formatting can be caused by a blank space after closing php tag in a word press plug-in and in your theme’s functions.php file folder.

In case you recently added a code snippet to your theme and child theme‘s functions.php file folder. Then you really required editing your functions file folder.

When there is a closing php tag in the end of your functions file, make sure that there is no some extra space and line breaks after it.
Ideally, the closing PHP tag is not needed in the end of the file folder.

This is the reason why it can be best if you remove the closing php tag altogether.

This should fix the issue in most cases. However, if it does not fix your RSS feed error, and then read more.

Fixing RSS Feed Errors Using WordPress Plugin

The first thing you must actually do is install and also activate the Fix My Feed RSS Repair word press plug-in. Upon activation, simply go to Tools » RSS Feed Fix web page.


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Click the Fix feed button and also that’s almost all.

Now you can visit your feed in a browser window and test it with a feed validate tool.

I hope this post helped to you fix Word Press RSS feed errors on your web site. You can also would like to take a look at our guideline on how exactly to make separate RSS feed for each and every category in Word Press.

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