WordPress feed not validating
my blog is meterdown.wordpress.com. my feed is http://meterdown.wordpress.com/feed/
when I run it thru Feed Validator, it tells me that my feed does not validate. The error messages that come back are:
# line 2, column 0: The prefix “media” generally is associated with the namespace “http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/” [help]
# line 205, column 0: type attribute of enclosure must be a valid MIME type (63 occurrences) [help]
<enclosure url=”http://www.hotlinkfiles.com/files/1090410_zywgj/sagirbhaipod …
# line 242, column 206: Invalid character in a URI: ‘|’ [help]
… cast.mp3|bg=0x000000|track=0xFFE6000″ />
do I have to remove the files from the hotlink site and only use wordpress? but some are validating and this one isnt.
how can I fix my feed?
# line 243, column 2: Invalid character in a URI: ‘|’ [help]
My feed is also doing this. Had to switch over to Feedburner.
how did you do that? when i burn the wordpress feed in feedburner, that feed also doesnt validate, with the same error msgs.
i burned another feed in feedburner using just meterdown.wordpress.com and not referencing the wordpress feed but it still find it. then i tried to validate that one. It also wouldnt validate. exact same messages. i am deleting this new feed.
what do i need to do to fix this?
how did you ‘burn’ this feed in feedburner and it worked?
i have always had a feedburner feed burned from the wordpress feed.
I’m having this same issue.
line 2, column 0: The prefix “media” generally is associated with the namespace “http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/” [help]
It has something to do with the final / but in reading the forums, I am lost as how to fix. I don’t see it in the html view.
IN FEEDBURNER, same issue and another one:
In addition, interoperability with the widest range of feed readers could be improved by implementing the following recommendation.
line 12, column 153: Self reference doesn’t match document location [help]
… heGoddess” type=”application/rss+xml” /><item> ^
I’m determined to learn this stuff yet!
Any help much appreciated, thanks so much,
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I am very interested on this issue as well. But can someone explain it in common language so that it is easier to understand?
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