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The RSS API is a core system in Moodle to allow you to create secure RSS feeds of data in your module.

These RSS feeds can then be syndicated by other websites or aggregated by a feed reader.

Any Moodle module can generate RSS feeds to allow secure access to it's data.

File Locations

The primary functions for the RSS API is located in lib/rsslib.php

Additional functions and usage examples can be found in the following files:

  • blog/rsslib.php
  • mod/data/rsslib.php
  • mod/forum/rsslib.php
  • mod/glossary/rsslib.php


Below you will find examples on how to use the RSS functions within your own modules.

Creating an RSS feed


Caching an RSS feed


Retrieving a cached RSS feed


See also