Are they working? Yes? No? They haven't been working for me for a while... am I missing some vital piece of info??
They are still not working. We were using Yahoo News as our provider for news RSS feeds. Unfortunately they seem to have a rate limiting policy, that (as we grow) is affecting our ability to fetch the feeds reliably. We're working on a solution, but in the mean time you may be able to use feeds from other news providers by using an RSS capsule instead of a news capsule.
That's interesting to know because a lot of news feeds over at Squidoo are down too.
by Jerilee Wei8 years ago
Is there a problem with the news capsules? Seems like none of mine are working? Did I miss something?
by Marisa Wright6 years ago
It seems the News Capsule is now out of favour.That's a bummer, because over the last couple of years, it's been recommended as a great thing to add your Hubs to keep the content "fresh".As a result, I (and...
by Person of Interest6 years ago
Well, folks. For those who missed it, here it is:"Yes. We ran several tests and Hubs that used Amazon were the most likely to see a decrease in traffic, followed by the news capsule." --Paul...
by Garrett Mickley6 years ago
...And those hubs about doubled in traffic.Could be coincidence, I'm not sure. I did it on a few hubs that got 5 or less hits a day, and now they're getting 10. I changed them on Friday and watched them all...
by WeddingConsultant7 years ago
Like many others here, I've tried to add a relevant news capsule to some of my hubs in order to have self-updating and relevant content.Unfortunately, it hasn't been working so well.Two issues have come up that I've...
by marisuewrites7 years ago
on my hubs, I've noticed news capsules are down...no news, and sometimes the key word part is gone...
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