Allow Readers to Subscribe Separate RSS Feed for Each Category in WordPress

Allow Readers to Subscribe Separate RSS Feed for Each Category in WordPress

What is RSS Feed?

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is a way for you to get updates with latest news and information. It is used by bloggers to distribute content to their readers. Subscribing RSS feed with email will deliver all latest updates in email regularly. People who are interested in your articles will subscribe to your blog’s RSS feed and get latest updates in their email.

If you are using WordPress, your blog’s feed URL will be something like this:

In this, add the domain of your website in the above line. This feed URL is used for subscription. In the simpler words, just add /feed/ word at the end of URL.

If you have the multi-niche blog, you have readers of different interest. Some are interested in some specific topics, and others are interested in other topics. So, readers have no interest in the posts of those categories which are not under their interests. You can solve this problem for making separate RSS feed for each category. Although it sounds complicated, it is very easy. You do not need to do any technical task.

Create Separate RSS Feed for Each Category in WordPress

On QuickWebResources, I post articles related to WordPress, Web Design, SEO and Blog Monetization. Suppose you are interested only in WordPress articles. For WordPress, category URL is:

For Getting feed URL for this category, you only need to add /feed/ at the end of the URL. So the feed URL for this category will be:

You can add create feed URLs for all main categories of your blog. Then allow users to subscribe individual categories of your blog.

If you want to add the RSS feed URL in the theme either in the sidebar or any other place, you can use this code.

<?php wp_list_cats('sort_column=name&optioncount=1&feed=RSS'); ?>

After adding the above code, it will add the list of categories with dedicated RSS links.

Use Category Specific RSS Feed Subscription

If you want an easy way, you can use Category Specific RSS Feed Subscription WordPress plugin. Just install this plugin in your blog. If you think it is hard, you can read how to install WordPress Plugin.

This plugin allows your site’s visitor subscribe to multiple RSS feeds of different topics. If your website covers multiple topics, this is the best way. You can create RSS feeds for categories and tag both.

Install Category Specific RSS Feed Subscription WordPress Plugin.

This plugin allows you to configure up to 8 different custom topic-specific RSS feeds. This plugin works with the latest version of WordPress. This plugin also supports shortcodes and functions. So, you can easily integrate it in theme and widgets.

Final Words

Now you know how to add Separate RSS Feed for Each Category. In the multi-niche blog, use this way to allow your blog readers to get emails when you post articles on a specific category.

If you are facing any problem, you can ask us via comments. We also give email subscription option, you can also subscribe to get all updates in emails.


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