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Making the Mambo RSS Feed Search Engine-Friendly

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The Mambo CMS has a built-in module for content syndication through RSS, OPML, ATOM, and other feed types. Unfortunately, it is configured to push new content URLs without the search engine-optimized (SEO) modification. So while your content URLs may be fine, anyone who links to your site from your feeds will be using a dynamic, non-SEO link. Here's how to hack the component to make it work properly in Mambo 4.5.4.

Open up the /components/com_rss/rss.php file with a text editor and skip down to line 212. You should see this:

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