Retired web-based RSS newsreader from Google from 2007 to July 1, 2013.

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Send to Google Plus from Reader [closed]

Is it currently possible to send to Google Plus from Google Reader? Either a Chrome extension or a custom Send To link would work. Update: This question is now obsolete. With the changes to Reader, ...
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What is Google Reader's “Sort by magic”? [closed]

In Google Reader you can choose to either sort by newest, oldest, or by "magic". What exactly does this last option mean?
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Any good substitute for google reader? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there other web alternatives of Google Reader? I love google reader. It's awesome. But sometimes it is blocked by the Great Fire Wall in China. So is there any good ...
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Force Google Reader to always use HTTPS [closed]

Gmail always use HTTPS but it is because Google enforces it. So how about Google Reader? Is it possible to always open Google Reader using HTTPS (other than typing it explicitly in the URL location ...
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Accessing my Google Reader account without using my main Google Account password [closed]

Is there anyway I can access a Google Reader account without entering my main password that could be used to steal access to my other service accounts, like Gmail? I like to spend my free time ...
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How to subscribe to OPML in google reader [closed]

How do i subscribe to an OPML file from a blog aggregator in google reader. I can import the file, but its a one-time operation and does not keep up with changes in the opml file
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Is there a way to use RSS aggregator to follow a single Google Reader folder? [closed]

Is there a way to follow a single folder in Google Reader using another RSS aggregator? Google listen does this for podcasts but I was hopping to gpodder for that without creating a new account.
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Where did my Google Reader bundle go? [closed]

I had a folder with podcasts on my google reader account and wanted to delete that folder since I read them from another podcast program. I wanted to save them in a OPML file, but I saw that there ...
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639 views

Subscribe only to posts with certain tags for a blog in Google Reader [closed]

I want to subscribe to the following feed with Google Reader: http://www.straightupsearch.com/feed/ However, I don't want to read all posts, only the posts that are tagged with the "adwords" ...
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Speed up usage of Google Reader by eliminating mouse clicks [closed]

How could I possibly speed up the usage of Google Reader? Currently, I'm using the following cycle: Click on a subscription in the list of subscriptions on the left Scroll through the list of new ...
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Search only in titles of posts in Google Reader [closed]

Is there any way to search only in titles in Google Reader? Most searches show results where the match is in the body of the post, but I would like to restrict it only to match if the keywords are in ...
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Removing RSS feeds that haven't updated in a certain amount of days(google reader) [closed]

I use Google Reader to keep track of my RSS feeds. Over the past couple of years I've added a lot of feeds, and I've noticed some just don't update anymore. I'm looking for a way to remove feeds ...
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Bookmark to Google Reader for a specific account [closed]

I have multiple Google accounts including a personal account, and a Google Apps account for work. I want to create a bookmark will send me to my work Google Reader account directly where I have ...
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Keep items permanently unread in Google Reader [closed]

I follow a number of feeds, and sometimes there are posts I want to save for a later date. I mark them Keep Unread, but the next time I go into the feed, as soon as I scroll past those posts, the Keep ...
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Google Reader Expand/Collapse All Folders Extension or Bookmarklet? [closed]

Is there an extension or bookmarklet that anyone knows of that will let you expand (or more importantly collapse) all your folders at once? My folders often open up randomly open/closed and this ...
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Edit an existing feed URL in Google Reader to new RSS location

How do you update the feed URL of a subscription through Google Reader? Subscribed to a blog that used to publish their RSS feed at the following: http://example.com/blog/feed But now it's dead as ...
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Google 2-step verification fails with FeedDemon [closed]

When I enable Google 2-step verification, FeedDemon sync with Google Reader fails. FeedDemon reports the following error: FeedDemon was unable to login to your Google account. Please check that ...
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How to move a Google Reader account? [closed]

Google recently decided that I can't be logged in to my Gmail and Apps accounts at the same time, so I want to move my Google Reader data from one to the other. I know of the "Import/Export feeds" ...
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216 views

Show the list of users who +1 or liked a Google Reader feed item [closed]

How, or where, do you find the list of Google+ users who have read things in Google Reader and hit that +1 like button? At the tail end of an item in Google Reader there is this social button ...
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Why has Photos replaced Reader on iGoogle navigation menu? [closed]

In my iGoogle list (when logged into Gmail), I currently have: Gmail Calendar Documents Photos Web More v Until today, I had: Gmail Calendar Documents Reader Web More v My ...
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332 views

Subscribe to Google Reader without using an application [closed]

I'm using NetNewsWire to check my RSS feeds, but I don't want to subscribe to new feeds through it. I've been in tens of sites where you click "Subscribe to RSS feed" and it takes me to a website that ...
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3answers
570 views

When a post is modified, does Google Reader notice? [closed]

I often click on a post's feed, so as to go to the post's site, just to make sure I'm not reading outdated information. Does Google Reader update the post's contents, so I don't have to keep doing ...
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Google Reader time issue [closed]

There is a problem that I have with Google Reader that I find to be particulary annoying. There are some RSS feeds that when I add, all the item of those feeds have their update time set to the time I ...
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1answer
991 views

Disable images on Google Reader [closed]

How do I disable images in feeds on Google Reader? I am open to using browser extensions and URL hacks but not alternatives to Google Reader itself. Disabling images across the browser isn't ...
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1answer
391 views

Google Reader - Sort articles alphabetically [closed]

I have a feed in Google Reader with about 500 unread articles in it over the last 4 months (probably 100 read ones are interspersed in there too). I need to be able to sort them alphabetically by ...
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Subscribe to Google Reader RSS without opening reader? [closed]

Every time I try to add an RSS feed in Fox to Google Reader, it opens the damn Google Reader subscribe window. Any way around this?
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Why does my Google Reader show Recommended Subscriptions?

Recently, my Google Reader changed to show all the Recommended items in the list. I don't want to see them as I like controlling what is in the list (from my specific groups). How do I change it back? ...
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Is there another way to mark a recommended item as “Not Interested” in Google Reader? [closed]

Sometimes posts are really long (in screen space, not necessarily words) to get to the bottom of, so a keyboard shortcut would be really helpful for marking the "Not Interested" box of a post. Is ...
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137 views

How do I tell Google Reader to mark the currently-shown page as read if I know it's in one of my subscribed feeds? [closed]

Occasionally, I browse to (i.e., arrive at without using Google Reader) a URL that I know is an item in one of my subscribed feeds. (One common way this happens is through Twitter.) I'm wondering if ...
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Filtering RSS feed in Google Reader

I'm subscribed to a huge and frequently updated RSS feed in Google Reader. This feed contains some interesting information, and a lot of noise. I'm looking for a way to filter out noise (say, mark ...
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new Google Reader feed: How to populate with ALL posts and not just latest? [closed]

When I find some cool new RSS I want to add it to Google Reader and read ALL posts(even the oldest ones). How can I do that? When you come up with "Top X RSS to follow on Y topic" blog post you want ...
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Can I use the “send to” feature in Google Reader to send videos to my Boxee queue? [closed]

About 1.5 years ago Google added the "send to" feature to Reader. This allows you to share directly to Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, etc, with fewer steps (the shortcut is Shift + T). Can I do the same ...
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Google Reader: keyboard shortcut to go to next post in the next feed? [closed]

There is a shortcut N that will jump to another post in the same feed ("subscription") but will not jump to another feed when the current post is the last one. Then there is a spacebar shortcut that ...
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How to save and categorize articles I liked? [closed]

Currently, if I like the article, I usually mark it "starred" in GoogleReader. Two problems with that: It does not allow to categorize it. Sometimes I find an article not through GoogleReader, so ...
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277 views

Google reader (keyboard) shortcut to star last visible item [closed]

Is there a Google reader (keyboard) shortcut to star the last visible item? I want to mark the last visible item before paging down. Then I immediately unstar it, so a shortcut to do that would be ...
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2answers
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How can I set the default font size in Google Reader? [closed]

I know that I can increase the font size for the current item by pressing =, but how can I set the default size? I'm tired of having to hit = twice every time I come back to Google Reader, especially ...
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Is there any way to customize the Google Reader interface? [closed]

I'm using a netbook, with screen resolution of 1024x600. Surfing the web is generally okay, but the scrolling pane in Google Reader is rather small. Even when showing collapsed items, there's only ...
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Preventing feed URL from from being routed through proxy in Google Reader [closed]

I've noticed that when I click through to the actual posts of several of my feeds I'm subscribing to in Google Reader, I will get fed through a certain feedproxy.google.com link before been redirected ...
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Subscribing to twitter updates from Google Reader [closed]

I asked a similar question here and found a workaround for what I wanted. The work around was subscribing to the RSS feed for each individual twitter page. This has worked acceptably for awhile, but ...
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How do I mark an item as 'Unread' in Google Reader? [closed]

I'd like to be able to mark individual posts as Unread. UPDATE 1: Some of you have let me know that the option exists at the bottom, but it simply doesn't in my view: UPDATE 2: It seems only older ...
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Adding BBC Programme RDF feeds to Google Reader [closed]

I would like to add feeds to my Google Reader notifying me of new programs from certain BBC series. Chromium gives me a feed to add, but Google Reader does not accept it, giving me the errors ...
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247 views

Edit existing Google Reader bundles? [closed]

I currently have a few bundles of feeds that I'm sharing with friends. I'm not sure how to add more feeds to existing bundles. Any ideas?
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How can I import my Google Reader shared items into Facebook? [closed]

Now that Facebook has discontinued the imported sites feature what is the best way to have my Google Reader shared items show in my Facebook news feed? I did find ...
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How to read twitter updates from Google Reader? [closed]

For a long time now I've wished that I could view my twitter updates in google reader along with all the other blogs and such that I subscribe to. However despite my efforts I haven't been able to ...
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576 views

Why is Google Reader not showing site favicons? [closed]

In my Linux partition, Google Reader is not showing the site favicons, why is this so ? Is this a Google Reader or a Google Chrome bug ? I'm using Google Chrome 7.0.517.5 dev Here's a screenshot ...
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How to update the feed check frequency with Google Reader? [closed]

Is there a way to increase the frequency at which Google Reader will check feeds for updates?
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How can I make my shared items in Google Reader publish automatically into Twitter? [closed]

Google Reader's Shared Items published a RSS feed. Can I somehow import that automatically into Twitter, so when I share something in GR it becomes a tweet? I know there's a Send-To solution, but ...
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How to make Google Reader (or any RSS reader) get items from the NEW Digg.com? [closed]

Since this morning (Aug-25 2010) Google Reader can't read the Digg RSS feed. Apparently, Digg.com underwent a major upgrade, and a lot of things had changed. If I paste the URL ...
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Navigating from Google Reader back to GMail [closed]

I often use the little links that Google apps display at the header of the page to switch between gMail, Calendar, Reader, Documents, etc. However, when I go to Google Reader, I can't easily get back ...
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How do I publish my stuff to be visible in google reader player? [closed]

I see many nice pix etc. @ Google reader Play. Is there a way I can share my own pix / vids / stuff so it should publicly be visible there too?