Configuring RSS Feed in Magento 2

Configuring RSS Feed in Magento 2

Stuart Holmes

If you want to make your ecommerce site successful, you’ll need to make products easily visible and accessible to customers. The best way in which you can do this is by configuring the RSS feed in Magento 2. The RSS feed is great for those users who don’t have much time to try and find the best discounts, offers or the newest products. This means that for both the ecommerce store and the consumers, an RSS feed is a handy tool!

Below, we give you all the information that you need to configure RSS feeds in Magento 2. Magento 2 is one of the most popular ecommerce platforms on the web and is used by millions. If you are one of those people who operate a Magento 2 ecommerce site, then this is the article for you!

What is an RSS Feed?

Let’s start off by discussing what an RSS feed actually is. RSS stands for Rich Site Summary. This gives users all of the latest updates about their favourite websites, even if they have not visited it. This means that you can keep up to date on all of their latest goings on without visiting the website, saving you lots of time!

How to Configure the RSS Feed in Magento 2

It is easy enough to configure the RSS feed in Magento 2 if you follow our easy, step by step guide. The first thing to do is head on over to ‘STORES; and then ‘Configuration.’ This can be found from the admin panel. Hit the ‘RSS Feeds’ button which can be found underneath ‘CATALOG.’

Once you have landed on the RSS feed configuration page, you will need to the ‘RSS Config’ part. Choose ‘Enable’ which can be found in the drop-down menu. You can then visit the ‘Wish List’ area and, again, choose ‘Enable.’ This will move the RSS feed link to the top of consumers wishlist pages.

The next section to visit is ‘Catalog.’ In this section, you can choose to enable a variety of different options. What you choose to enable all depends on your individual needs. The four that you can choose from including New Products, Special Products, Coupons/Discounts and Top Level Category. You must then visit the ‘Order’ area and choose ‘Enable.’ This allows customers to track their order status! All you then need to do is choose ‘Save Config’ which you will find located at the top of your page.

Finally, take a look at the output. You can achieve this by opening your favourite browser and then exploring your store. Simply add /rss to the URL when you do so!

Conclusion

To conclude, an RSS feed is a fantastic way to make it simple for your customers to receive all of the latest updates from your ecommerce store. This should then, hopefully, help you to boost your sales! Try it out today and let us know the results you get.

Stuart Holmes

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