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FeedBurner is a web feed management provider founded in 2003 and launched in 2004. It was founded by Dick Costolo, Eric Lunt, Steve Olechowski, and Matt Shobe. It was acquired by Google Inc.on June 3, 2007. It acts as an RSS, which control and checks the quality and also play the role of tracking assistant and professional distribution. RSS is a web technology which allows you to handle different programs on your website (blog) and capture your content.

What services are provided by Feedburner?

Feedburner provides management tools, and custom RSS feeds to bloggers, podcasters, and other publishers who post their content on the web. The services which are provided by Feedburner to publishers include voluntary advertising system and traffic analysis. It allows other software to interact with it by offering web service application programming interfaces (APIs). It is an add-on service for your blog and tracks those people who subscribe to your blog using RSS. It also captures the RSS feed which is created by your blog automatically and provide it with a new address and other nerdy goodies.

Why is Feedburner good?

What problems are faced by Feedburner?

The technical problem faced by the Feedburner is that the number of subscribers is reduced from being reported for the blogs using the service. This is not a technical problem, but it is connected with one specific RSS reader or client.

What are feeds?

To distribute the content or matter of whether large or small websites in a proper and effective way, feeds are the only way to do the same. It allows you to have a subscription to the updates which are made on a daily basis and given through news, e-mail or web portal in an automated system. It also allows content given on the website to be packed into “widgets,” “gadgets,” mobile devices, and other bite-sized technologies that allow you to display blogs, podcast, and major news/sports/weather or whatever headlines anywhere on the site.

What type of feeds is supported by Feedburner?

Here comes the feeds supported by feedburner are RSS 0.90, 0.91, 0.92, 0.93, 0.94, 1.0, 2.0, and Atom.

Is there any file size limit of feed?

Yes, the feeds which are having a size larger than 512K is not accepted by the feed burners. Mostly feed is not larger than 512K but there are few publishing tools which generate their source feeds with no limit.

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