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Creating Feeds for Boxee

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Started ‎06-18-2013 by
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Creating Feeds for Boxee

by Ooyalan ‎06-18-2013 12:50 PM - edited ‎11-02-2016 09:06 AM (661 Views)



This feed will deliver a stream ready to be ingested into Boxee’s system.


In order to create the feed you will need:

  • Feed Title

  • Feed Description

  • Hosted At URL

  • Select Content (All Content, Add Labels)


Feed example:


Content explanation:


  • Header



<description>This feed was created for training purposes</description>



  • Last Time the feed was called/refreshed


<lastBuildDate>Tue, 10 Apr 2012 17:00:24 +0000</lastBuildDate>


  • Uploaded date


<pubDate>Tue, 15 Feb 2011 01:05:29 +0000</pubDate>

<boxee:release-date>Tue, 15 Feb 2011 01:05:29 +0000</boxee:release-date>


  • Embed Code


<guid isPermaLink="false">NjbGoxMjqMRw66RZJJ993wWRxux7Z4cf</guid>


  • Labels assigned to the asset


<media:category scheme="">/Doubleclick</media:category>

<media:category scheme="">/Training</media:category>


  • Preview image


<media:thumbnail url="" width="320"height="180"/>


  • Actual stream, note the type is application/x-shockwave-flash.


<media:content url="" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"duration="148" width="848" height="478"/>


  • For Boxee to allow ads in the stream


<media:price type="adsupported"/>