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Gibberish with Typepad atom.xml

Posted on 2013-01-04
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When a friend tries to subscribe to one of my Typepad hosted blogs, she gets a page of what I'll call gibberish and what might be raw code.

I'm guessing there's some Java or some other app that isn't running on her machine, but this question is way over my pay grade.

What can she do to be able to see the /atom.xml page she's being sent to?
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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download it then open it in notepad..
What is the link to your site?
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I'm going to accept your answer and close this question because I finally figured out where to ask a question through the Typepad site.  Below is the response I received:

"Thanks for your note. Feeds are meant to be accessed only via a Feed Reader and not via the normal browser, so chances are, your assistant isn't logged in to a Feed Reader like Google Reader or Bloglines when she clicks the link. We have more information about how feeds work
here:

http://help.typepad.com/blog_settings_feeds.html

You could sign up to use a service like FeedBurner.com, which will help you manage your feed. Once you've signed up and added your Feed URL to burn your feed with them, you can replace your Subscribe link on your blog with your FeedBurner link. From then on, when your readers click the link, whether or not they're logged in to a feed reader, they'll be taken to a formatted page which will allow them some options for different feed readers. It will also allow you to set up email feeds, which can be helpful.

I hope this helped! We're always here for you, so please let us know if you have any other questions."
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by:coachjim
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Although I accepted the solution submitted by ve3ofa in order to award him/her the points as a reward for their attempt at helping, the real solution is contained in my comment to ve3ofa.  If anything is being put into the Knowledge base, it should be that one.
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by:coachjim
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Roger that.
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