Feed Cache in WordPress

WordPress already offers the possibility of own functions to read feeds and use it in your blog. Since version 2.8 of WordPress, a new feature is in use for that. So there are two ways to work with feeds in WordPress, and in both functions, the data is cached. But this is not always wanted, so I show how to take influence on caching of the two functions.
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Customize Your WordPress-Feeds

WordPress offers several different feeds for your reader, but not always is their desired format available.

In some cases the reader has the desire to receive just specific news of a website and not all of them. WordPress is flexible enough to meet these requirements. How you can implement this via function in a theme is very easy. I will show you some code snippets and explain it to you.
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Disable WordPress Feed

A really good feature for many websites and already a standard on many blogs is the possibility to subscribe via feed for new posts.

But if you use WordPress for a specific purpose, for example as a CMS, it’s possible that you really don’t need that feature because it has no extra value for your users. Maybe because you only have static pages or you just don’t want to spread your news this way.

For everybody who doesn’t need the feed functionality in WordPress I show you in a little tutorial how to deactivate all formats of a feed in WordPress.
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