How To Add WordPress Blog To FlipBoardAugust 30th, 2012 | Posted by in Technology
Cutting to the chase all you need to do is;
- Open FlipBoard
- Click the red ribbon search/content icon on the top right
- In the “Search for anything…” search box at the top type in your wordpress blog RSS feed URL preceded with “feed://” to specify a feed scheme. It should look like
After a little while your blog should appear in the search results so you can just add it to your flipboard by clicking the “+” symbol to the right of the feed.
A WordPress blog creates an RSS feed out-of-the-box so the key here was just forcing FlipBoard to see it by specifying the feed scheme in the URL. I tried a long while using the other blog feed paths, and was about to create another twitter account just to accomplish what I wanted, before stumbling across this solution.
[EDIT 2012-09-04] Although this appears to work to show the feed, the feed does not appear to update. Still investigating.
- Flipboard 1.9.6 on iphone/ipad
- WordPress 3.4.1