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

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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?

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?

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?

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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How can I see how many unread items I have in Google Reader if it's more than 1,000?

Google Reader only seems to tell you the exact number of unread items you have if it's less than 1,000. If it's more, it will just display "1000+" for the item count. Is there a way I can see the ...
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Google reader (keyboard) shortcut to star last visible item

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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How can I set the default font size in Google Reader?

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?

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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Listing starred items per tag / per source?

As i know there's no simple option for listing starred items per tag (feed source). I tried a lot of things to trick Google Reader's search bar like tag=ps3, or simply [ps3] none of them worked. Is ...
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Preventing feed URL from from being routed through proxy in Google Reader

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

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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What's the difference between the plethora of RSS feeds Google groups offers?

Google groups makes feeds available for any given discussion group. Eight of them, in fact, by mixing and matching: 15/50 New [items] Where [items] are messages/topics Atom 1.0/RSS 2.0 For ...
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How do I mark an item as 'Unread' in Google Reader?

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

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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Edit existing Google Reader bundles?

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? Cheers Tony
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How can I import my Google Reader shared items into Facebook?

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?

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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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?

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?

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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What's the best way to read through the archives of a blog?

I need a piece of software which would make it easy for me to systematically read through the archives of a blog. Manually going through the archives is a pain. I want to be able to check off what ...
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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

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?

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?
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Adding your YouTube subscriptions to Google Reader?

So I have a few subscriptions on my YouTube account and I would like to put an RSS feed that has all these subscriptions accumulated into my Google Reader account. Is it possible? I've been looking ...
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How to make text bigger in Google Reader on iPad? [closed]

I can use the '=' and '-' keys on computer to adjust the font size in Google Reader, but can't find how to do it on iPad.
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Display only subscribed items in Google Reader Play

Google Reader Play seems to be showing 'suggested' items for me. I can click on the settings and select different categories but I'd rather have it displaying my unread items from Google Reader. Is ...
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Google Reader as a platform, for commercial use?

I am building a small news aggregation service where in it collects news from some 1600 sources across the web and analyses the retrieved articles. (I only fetch rss feeds.) In this regard, I want to ...
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Facebook is slow to post imported sites like Delicious and Google Reader

On Facebook, I set my settings to pull posts (saved items) from Delicious and Google Reader. It's set to show that I posted on either of the sites as part of my regular Facebook feed. However, for ...
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What happened to the offline mode in google reader?

There used to be a 'labs' feature that enabled offline mode for google reader, but I no longer have it. I think it disappeared after one of the numerous 'upgrades' I have been offered over the last ...
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In Google Reader, is there a keyboard shortcut to swtich between show new items and show all items?

I pretty much use the keyboard exclusively in Google Reader, but I would really like a keyboard shortcut to switch between showing new items and all items. I know about showing the shortcuts cheat ...
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Is there a way to get Google Reader to only show summaries or excerpts?

I know this is a subjective matter, but I prefer summary feeds or excerpts when scanning the latest posts - if I want to read the post, I'll click onto the site. Some feeds, however, show the complete ...
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Have Google Reader show entire Digg article?

If you subscribe to a Digg RSS feed, I'm sure you are familiar with this problem. You can view the story, but then you have to click through to Digg.com, and then click again to view the actual ...
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Is it possible to get iPhone-like processing speed in the Google Reader on the desktop?

I find that when I am using my iPhone with the application Reeder, by scrolling and then swiping any articles that don't interest me as read I am able to process a large number of posts in a short ...
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When I “Mark All As Read” in Google Reader - does this count towards my read items in Trends?

I like using Trends to see my activity in Reader. When I "Mark All As Read" does this count towards my "Read" items in Trends?
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Is there a way to scroll news in Google Reader without marking it read? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get more accurate ‘Read’ stats in Google Reader When you scroll through a feed in Google Reader it marks everything you look at as read and but if I ...
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Global RSS feed from Google Reader

Can I get a single feed combining all of my subscriptions out of Google Reader? I mean I'm subscribed to 80 something feeds in Reader, and I want to use that as a single feed in another app. Is that ...
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Is there a way to follow the posts of individual Twitter users in Google Reader? [closed]

I want to have feeds for people that I follow on Twitter right in my Google Reader interface, but none of the ways that I've tried to subscribe seem to work.
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How can I disable new follower notifications?

Is there any way I can disable new follower notifications on the Google Reader page? The ones that appear on the top left hand for Google Reader shared items.
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What's the difference between “Like” and “Star” an item in Google Reader?

I'm confused which one should I use to mark an item as favorite.
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Is there a way to mark all posts as unread in Google Reader?

I'm looking for a way to mark all items from a specific RSS feed as unread in Google Reader. Is there a way to do this?
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Addon to Google Reader for “popular posts”?

I heard there is an addon for Google Reader that marks popular posts in the feeds to read. Does anyone know which addon that is? Because I don't want to read every single post but just the popular ...
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What's the quickest way to add a feed to Google Reader?

From a feedburner feed by clicking on the Google icon, it's 3 clicks. From Google Chrome with Google RSS browser extension I've managed 2 clicks (must click subscribe when in Google Reader). Anyone ...
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How do I list dates of latest posts for all feeds in Google Reader?

I have lots of feeds in Google Reader. Some of them are inactive for a long time. I'd like to clean it up. What I'm looking for is a way to list all feeds with date of their latest post. That way I ...
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How do I share a link in Google Reader that I do not subscribe to?

I really enjoy using Google Reader. I subscribe to the sites I frequently visit/read and often share/like/star those links. But I have yet to see how I can share a link on a site I don't normally ...
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Automated daily summary of top stories from Google Reader? [closed]

I love Google Reader, but am tiring of constant, all day long updates. Does anyone know of a way to get an automated list of the top stories from all my feeds, by number of links or some other ...
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What is the difference between tags and folders in Google Reader?

Google Reader has the concept of folders and tags. What is the difference between these concepts? Should I group my subscriptions by folders or tags?
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Is there a way to export starred items from Google Reader?

I am familiar with exporting/importing RSS feeds, however I would like some way to backup the thousands of starred items that I have collected in Google Reader. I don't even necessarily need to be ...
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Is there a way to archive feeds in Google Reader?

I have several feeds in Google Reader that I want to keep available (for searching, starred posts, etc.), but I don't want them to keep being updated with new posts. Is there a way to "archive" ...
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How do I retrieve the full content of a post via RSS feed on Google Reader?

Most of RSS feeds nowadays only include the title and a small abstract of the posts. For this kind of feeds, is there any way to retrieve the full contents on Google Reader? So having to visit the ...