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

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How do I change the sort order of items in Google's top navigation bar?

I guess this certainly qualifies as a "first world problem", but recently the link to Google Reader disappeared from the top navigation bar across all my Google Account services (Gmail, Calendar, ...
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Alternatives for Google Reader (with Android synchronizing)

Now that Google Reader is being retired, what are my options for consuming RSS feeds on the web and synchronizing with my Android device? Social media sharing is not as important to me as being able ...
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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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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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Free Google Reader alternative with mobile web version

I mean something like that (http://www.google.com/reader/i): What I've tried: Feedly - no mobile web version NewsBlur - paid for more than 12 feeds (I have more) Netvibes - mobile version not ...
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Keep 'tags' when importing Google Reader in Feedly

As all regular Google Reader users know it's not going to be here for much longer. After looking around I've decided to change to use Feedly, which from what I can see seems to be the conclusion most ...
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How to stop following all blogs on Google FriendConnect

Somehow, I managed to add all of my subscriptions from Google Reader to Blogger's 'following' service: FriendConnect. This is really annoying, as my 153 subscriptions show up in a list in my Google ...
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How does one sort Google Reader Starred Items by magic from the web version? [closed]

In the Google Reader Android app, I can sort Starred Items, which is cool. But in the web version of Google Reader, the Folder Settings for the Starred Items where I can Sort By Magic is missing. The ...
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Google Reader replacement that does FULL history import?

A while ago, I posted via Google Reader alternatives: did you make a choice yet? indicating this about Feedly: PRO: GR imported posts contains all history (even from blog feeds that are now ...
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How to remove Google Reader shared items page?

I am not using Google Reader anymore and I would like to remove my shared items page found at http://www.google.com/reader/shared/<my.gmail.account.username> I read this question How do I ...
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Google Reader alternatives with feature requests

After trying out some suggestions in similar questions, here are some feature must-haves*: Import from Google Reader. If it's web based, Firefox and Chrome compatible. If it's an application, Linux, ...
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After the closure of Google Reader, Feedly will still work? or need more data?

Feedly for data collection, require each user's permissions for Google Account. After the closure of Google Reader, Feedly will still work? or need more data?
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What is a good alternative to Google Reader?

In particular, my friends and I are looking for something that has a similar social sharing aspect -- where we can share feed items with one another, from within the same interface. Basically, what ...
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Alternatives for Google Reader “Next Bookmarks”

There are currently many threads asking about Google Reader replacements. Alternatives for Google Reader Google Reader alternatives with feature requests However, none of them address the Reader ...
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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 it possible to export all article content from google reader without “mass starring”? [duplicate]

This previous question explains how to use google takeout to export your subscriptions, shared articles, "starred" articles and so on: Can I download all my data from Google Reader? However I ...
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Archive/export all the blog entries from a RSS feed in Google Reader

Is there a way to export or archive all the blog posts from a feed in Google Reader? Sometimes blogs get deleted, but Google Reader still manages to save much of their content. How can I export ...
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Is there a way to mass-star items in Google Reader? [closed]

Is there a way to mass-star items in Google Reader?
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Force Google Reader to always use HTTPS

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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Google Reader - Sort articles alphabetically

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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Google reader functionality in google plus

Is it possible for google plus (g+) to read articles automatically from rss or something else and post them in a special circle (for example called "reader"). then this articles would be automatically ...
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Can I download all my data from Google Reader?

Google Reader will shutdown on the 1st of July. It has many important links for me. Can I download my Google Reader data or not?
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Why has Photos replaced Reader on iGoogle navigation menu?

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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How to export all items from Google Reader? [duplicate]

Now that Google Reader will soon shut down I would like to export/save all content. All archived items not just subscriptions or starred items. Anyone know of a way? Someone suggested ...
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How to force Google web apps to use traditional scroll bars?

More and more of the Google web apps replace their scroll bars with CSS based ones that require a mouse to scroll (traditional scroll bar control based ones allow you to use the keyboard for ...
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Instapaper RSS feed is not working?

I have been using Instapaper for a long time. I have used RSS feed from it and Google Reader for feed reader. Somehow this stopped working for about a month ago. I don't get any feeds from Instapaper ...
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How do I add a RSS feed to Google Reader or Feedly?

I'm trying to configure Google Reader/Feedly to track JavaWorld articles. JavaWorld offers many different RSS feeds. I'd like to subscribe to Core Java, but I cannot find/add this feed to Google ...
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Google Reader export/import RSS article history

For the past few years I've been using Google Reader to archive my Twitter and Facebook history for various reasons. Obviously yesterday's news really threw a wrench in everything. My problem ... ...
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Google Reader alternatives that also have iOS apps [duplicate]

Like many others, I'm looking for a Google Reader alternative now that it is shutting down. However, I'm also looking for an alternative that has an iOS app that I can use. Currently, I use the Reeder ...
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Are there other web alternatives of Google Reader? [duplicate]

I assume probably most of you use Google Reader for following and reading RSS or Atom feeds. My question is are there any web alternatives that some of you have used and are happy with?
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Does Google Reader impose a limit on rss feed item quantity or age? [closed]

Does Google Reader impose a limit on the number of or age of items in an rss feed, on top of whatever limits are imposed by the published source feed?
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Hide particular feeds from Google Reader main article stream

I'm using Google Reader and I'm looking for a way to hide some feeds from my stream of all unread articles. Basically if you subscribe to a feed all its new articles appear in the list. I don't want ...
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Is there a way to filter RSS feeds in Google Reader?

I have a number of busy RSS feeds for which I only find a subset of the messages to be of interest to me. Is there a way to configure Google reader to only display certain RSS items that match ...
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Is there a way to be notified by email whenever there is a new item on Google Reader?

I want be notified from Google Reader via email each time a new item shows up in one of my rss feeds. Is that possible?
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How can I export a list of my RSS feeds from Google Reader?

How can I export a list of my RSS feeds from Google Reader? I can copy the 'Subscriptions' page, but it's not a very good format for exporting out into other applications.
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“Blogs I'm following” folder doesn't show up in Google Reader settings nor in the Android app

Here, one can see that Blogger has created a custom folder in my Google Reader, automagically housing all the blogs I follow there: But, that seems to be the only place this folder appears! It's ...
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Is there a way to auto subscribe to RSS feeds of Delicious bookmarks in Google Reader?

The idea is to get the full/partial summary of bookmarks received as delicious RSS feeds and not just links. For example If I subscribe to http://feeds.delicious.com/v2/rss/test in Google Reader, I ...
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Convert Google Reader shared items into an RSS feed

With the removal of Google Buzz, Google Reader shared items now go to Google+. Anybody who wants to follow them must also use Google Plus (which is not realistic). Is it possible to use Google Reader ...
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Disable Google keyboard shortcuts

I'm currently using Firefox on Ubuntu 12.10 and disabled Google keyboard shortcuts, mainly because if I wasn't typing in the right box, I would suddenly be doing weird things to my inbox. But ...
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How do I subscribe to a private RSS feed in Google Reader?

I want to subscribe to a private RSS feed, however when I paste the link into Google Reader's +Add Subscription, I get an empty feed. How do I get Google Reader to authenticate my private RSS feed?
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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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Google Reader - Note in Reader Missing

My father has a static website that he uses for political reasons. To add items to his RSS feed, he used to use the "Note in Reader" bookmarklet. Google Reader has been merged with Google+ and that ...
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Can I stop Google Reader from forgetting old items?

It seems that Google Reader automatically deletes items older than about a month, even if they're unread. Or at least it no longer shows them as unread. It technically makes sense as it calls them ...
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Get an RSS feed of your starred items from Google Reader

Before a recent update to Google Reader, you could get an RSS feed of your starred items after making the "starred items" tag public. Now, public/private settings are not available on the tags screen ...
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How to get RSS of my friends in google plus?

I was subscribed many of my friends in Google Reader (before Google change this service to Google Plus) and now I want to follow my friends in Google plus with Google Reader and want their Google ...
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Automatically cleaning up Google Reader for now defunct blogs

I am having hundreds of feeds in my Google Reader. Some of the feeds have ceased to work (technically) or have not received new posts for years. Would there be some kind of automatic way to clean-up ...
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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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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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Can I access Google Readers Feed stats?

When you use Google Reader and you want to subscribe to a new feed, you will see this first: Can I automatically get the information, that this feed has 179 readers? Does Google provide an API for ...
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Feeding individual articles into Google Reader to read later

I use Google Reader a lot, and find it very convenient for reading things offline. One feature missing is support for adding articles/pages you wish to read later. What I'd like to do is occasionally ...