Subscribe to a client RSS feed

Abstract

To stay informed about updates to items or workflows in Content Editor, you can subscribe to a client RSS feed for that item.

To stay informed about updates to items or workflows, you can subscribe to a client RSS feed for that item.

In Sitecore, there are three types of client RSS feeds:

  • Item feed – this keeps you up to date on the workflow states that the item or a version of the item goes through. This is useful for content authors to keep track of specific items.

  • Workflow feed – this keeps you up to date on the entire workflow. This is useful for administrators and super users who have access to every workflow state that the workflow contains.

  • Workflow state feed - this client feed keeps you up to date on this particular workflow state. This is useful for content authors and managers who only have access to particular workflow states.

This topic outlines how to:

When you subscribe to an item feed, you receive updates for each time the workflow state changes for the item or a version of the item.

Note

Only if the item is subject to a workflow will the RSS feeds contain useful information.

To subscribe to a client RSS feed for an item:

  1. In the Content Editor, go to the item that you want to subscribe to.

  2. Click the Review tab, and then in the Proofing group, click Subscribe.

    The Subscribe button in the Review tab
  3. In the webpage that opens, click Subscribe to this feed.

    The Subscribe to this feed link
  4. In the Subscribe to this feed dialog box, enter an appropriate name and location for the feed, select the Add to Favorites Bar check box, and click OK.

    The Subscribe to this Feed dialog box

When you subscribe to a workflow feed, you receive updates for:

  • Workflow feeds every time the state changes for the item.

  • Workflow state feeds every time a version of an item enters or leaves a specific workflow state.

To subscribe to a workflow feed:

  1. Open the Workbox from the Content Editor, on the Pages bar at the bottom.

    The Workbox tab in the Pages bar
  2. In the Workbox ribbon, in the Workflows group, select the workflow that you want to subscribe to:

    The Workbox
    • To subscribe to a workflow feed, click RSS feed 05F4739872C0475AA1D79C088FD9D013.png to the right of the workflow.

    • To subscribe to a workflow state feed, click RSS feed EC97B18C0D7A46289BF82234FABE174B.png to the right of the workflow state.

  3. In the webpage that opens, click Subscribe to this feed.

    The Subscribe to this feed link
  4. In the Subscribe to this feed dialog box, enter an appropriate name and location for the feed, select the Add to Favorites Bar check box, and click OK.