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  1. thrillerkiller

    Hi there!

    I searched for this topic but I didn't find anything and I hope there isn't a topic I didn't see!
    Where can I see how many people subscribed to my RSS-Feed?

    Thanks a lot!

    The blog I need help with is

  2. thrillerkiller

    No one?

  3. It'll show on your stats page, on the bottom left-hand side.

  4. Raincoaster,
    are you sure about that? The questioner is asking to see how many people subscribed to the RSS feed. I think that this is fundamentally unknowable. You can see how many email subscriptions there are at the bottom left, and if you click on the little graph next to an individual page statistic you can see the number of syndicated views, but I don't think you can ever know the number of syndicated subscribers.

  5. D'oh! You're right. We used to tell people to use a Feedburner feed to get the RSS stats. Obviously, I'm still hungover from yesterday and should avoid technical questions!

  6. thrillerkiller

    Thanks a lot for your answers! I know that there is a plugin for WordPress-blogs on your own webspace but not for blogs on
    Feedburner is an option but why should the readers subscribe a feedburner-feed if they can also subscribe directly with the button on the top of my page?
    I'm sure that it's possible to show how much people subscribed to your RSS-Feed (Feedburner can do it too) so why is there no such option?

  7. Staff disabled it a couple of years ago. They said something like "well, it's never accurate" but I have no idea why Feedburner can do it and WordPress can't.

  8. @thrillerkiller
    In case you want to offer the Feedburner email subscriptions route route here's the relevant link. >

  9. @raincoaster
    yeah it's not accurate but it gives you a feeling for how many people like what you's not to say "hey I have over 1000 subscribers" it's more "ok I know that there are people out there that like what I do"....but maybe they enable it again some day...

    thanks a lot for the link I'll check it out!

  10. @thrillerkiller
    You're welcome. :)

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