Often I am only interested in certain categories of posts from a blog. Is there any feed reader that allows this? Also, is this information even included in RSS/ATOM?

  • Would think this question be better if you had a reader in mind, wanted to know if it was possible and then leave a note saying if not, suggest an alternative. Aug 6 '11 at 2:10
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    Both RSS and Atom do have a category element, although it's optional. Blogs that have categories are likely to include it.
    – cjm
    Aug 6 '11 at 9:09

I don't know of any reader that has such capacities. Sometimes blogs themselves offer a feed specific to one category.

I personally use Feed Rinse for some feeds to filter out posts that I don't want. There you can block (or allow) items based on title, tag, author or content. Maybe that could help you as well.

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