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Provides HTTP Basic Authentication for RSS feeds

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This plugin provides Elgg with a view for RSS that accepts login credentials via HTTP headers.  If you have an RSS client that can handle HTTP authentication, you can subscribe to a feed using your Elgg credentials and receive all content you have access to.

Default RSS feed


Authenticated RSS feed


Please note that HTTP authentication sends credentials in plain text.  This is not secure.  It is recommended to use this in conjunction with SSL.


Token Authenticated RSS feed



Funding for this work has been provided through Athabasca University (championed by Dr. Jon Dron) with development support from Anethum Corporation.

Matt Beckett

I'm a self-employed web developer, family man, nerd, scuba diver. Manager/maintainer of this elgg community site, and core Elgg development team member.

Project Info


  • Category: Authentication
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2015-10-18
  • Downloads: 1687
  • Recommendations: 2

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