How to Redirect WordPress RSS Feed to Feedburner

If you would like to find out your RSS subscriber’s statistic, it’s good to redirect all your RSS feed to Feedburner. One of the reason I like Feedburner’s RSS page is it provides reader with convenience short cut button to add into Google Reader, Yahoo Read, Newsgater and many more. Below is the comparison of Firefox Feed page and Feedburner Feed Page.

Feedburner Feed Page

Firefox Feed Page

Setting Up Feed Burner Account

Yup! Feedburner is part of Google Service, and it can links with your Google Account. Log on to http://www.feedburner.com with your Google Account and start to create your feed with the step below;

  • Enter your feed address, for example http://logs.paulooi.com/index.php?feed=rss2, follow with the next button
  • Give a cool name for your Feed Title and follow with some easy remember Feed Address.
  • Done, now your Feedburner address should http://feeds.feedburner.com/. In example http://feeds.feedburner.com/takizo
  • You continue explore feedbuner for more cool stuff for statistic tracking. Next, we will do some redirection with WordPress default RSS.

Redirect WordPress Feed with Apache htaccess

Insert the line below into apache .htaccess file

Access to your feed by click any RSS Feed on your WordPress, notice the URL is redirected to feedburner’s RSS feed? Which mean you are done with WordPress RSS Feed with Apache htaccess.

You can start keep track on your RSS subscribe statistic with FeedBurner, also explore on Feedburner others cool monitoring and enhancement on RSS Feed.