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MadMermaid
05-26-2006, 09:36 AM
Hi
This post is a bit long but I've included my efforts thus far!
I have a ror site map uplaoded and I pasted the code for the button as html and linked it to the file. Google sitemaps say it's status is OK. But when I tried to add my site to the open directory as a RSS feed it said the code was wrong. I tried Feed validator but it comes up with error messages (see below).

This is the message the Feed Validator gives
Sorry

This feed does not validate.

line 1 (http://feedvalidator.org/check.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.madmermaids.com#l1) , column 62: XML parsing error: <unknown>:1:62: syntax error [help (http://feedvalidator.org/docs/error/SAXError.html)]

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
^In addition, this feed has an issue that may cause problems for some users. We recommend fixing this issue.

Feeds should not be served with the "text/html" media type [help (http://feedvalidator.org/docs/warning/UnexpectedContentType.html)]
Source: http://www.madmermaids.com


<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"> (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/)
<HTML> (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/)
<HEAD> (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/)
<TITLE>Mad Mermaids Scuba for Dive T-shirts and Holidays in Fiji with PADI Instructor</TITLE> (http://www.vodahost.com/vodatalk/)

Looking at the Generator on the RORSeek site there is the code...

<link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="ROR" href="ror.xml" />

I'm just a bit lost as to how to paste that into the head tag, my code starts....

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Mad Mermaids Scuba for Dive T-shirts and Holidays in Fiji with PADI Instructor</TITLE>
<META name="AUTHOR" content="Mad Mermaids Scuba">
<META name="KEYWORDS"

Any advise would be much very much appreciated.