Feed Loop

Get data from an Atom or RSS feed.

{loop type="feed" name="the-loop-name" [argument="value"], [...]}

Important informations :

* : argument is required
** : at least one of ** marked argument is required

Global arguments

Argument Description

Determine if loop is use in backend context.

default : false

example : backend_context="on"


force return result for i18n tables even if there is no record

default : false

example : force_return="on"


The maximum number of results to display.

example : limit="10"

name *

The loop name. This name must be unique and is used to reference this loop further in the page (see ifloop, elseloop or pageloop)


The first product to display offset. Will not be used if `page` argument is set.

default : 0

example : offset="1"


The page to display.

example : page="2"

Loop arguments

Argument Description

Delay in seconds after which the loop closes the connection with the remote server

example : timeout=10


An Atom or RSS feed URL.

example : url='http://thelia.net/feeds/?lang=en'

Global outputs

Variable Description
$LOOP_COUNT the current results index, starting from 1
$LOOP_TOTAL the total number of results returned by the loop

Loop outputs

Variable Description
$AUTHOR The feed item author
$DATE the feed item date, as a Unix timestamp
$DESCRIPTION The feed item description
$TITLE The feed item title
$URL the feed item URL