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Feed Finder
Feed Finder
   Feed Catalogue
   Screen Overview
      Initial screen
      Results screen
   Podcast result
      Feed types
      Content types
   Podcast description



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Feed Catalogue
The Feed finder works from the MyPOD Feed Catalogue, all feeds entered into MyPOD are added to the feed catalogue and they are indexed so that other users can then find them, the feed catalogue also retains stats on the number of users using each feed, you can also comment and report problems with feed once they have been added to your feed list

Screen Overview
Initial screen
Enter search words in the text box, as you type, the keywords with your text will appear below (the number beside is the number of feeds attached to each keyword). When you have entered your keywords hit the (search button)

You can select the types of feed (Audio, video, etc) you want to search for using the checkboxes below the search box. If the keywords are showing, just tap the search text box to hide the keywords (or hit cancel on the keywords toolbar).

When the keywords are showing the toolbar at the top allows you to toggle sorting between alphabetically & number of feeds for the keyword(pressing ) the sort button () toggles ascending or descending

Note the search works only on full keywords (e.g. entering "andr" will not find any "android" feeds), it is not case sensitive.
Search
Search Feed Types
Import options


Results screen
The results screen shows the feed available for you keyword search. Click on a row to open the description.

The Add button will take you to the edit feed screen. After a feed is added it can be automatically updated and tracked (and new episodes automatically downloaded).

The view feed button takes you to the view feed screen. You can test the fed and download / stream episodes - note the feed will NOT be tracked until you add it. (there is an add button at the bottom of the view feed screen).

Podcast result
Podcast description
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Podcast result
Feed type
Title
Rating
Subs
Content



IconNameDescription

Title
The feed title

Rating
The numbers beside are the average rating and the number of ratings

Subscribers
The number of people currently subscribed to the feed

Feed types
The feed type shows what the delivery type is.(RSS, Atom or website)
IconNameDescription

RSS
An RSS feed (this is the most common type)

Atom
An Atom feed

Website
This is a website - not technically a 'feed' but you can load websites in the MyPOD browser and download content from them

Stream
This type is currently not supported, it for live streams (e.g. Shoutcast) but the player does not handle them yet. (Streaming is supported only for downloadable content)

Content types
The content type shows what type of content the feed is (e.g. audio, video,etc)
IconNameDescription

Audio
Audio content

Audio/Video
Audio or Video content (unable to determine)

Text
There is no media enclosures in the feed (Might just be a normal blog)

Image
Images

Unknown
Unknown type

Video
Video content

Website
A website

Podcast description
Podcast graphic
Description
Types
Links

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