Flipboard is your personal magazine where you can organize the world’s stories, so you can get the best news for all your passions in one place.
This award-winning app is used by millions of people every day on their tablets and mobile devices. There’s something for everyone—from photography to productivity, travel to technology, fashion to food. And with everything in one place, reading, collecting, and sharing stories has never been easier.
Flipboard allows you to add your blog’s RSS feed which can really make it easier for you to promote your blog.
FEED REQUIREMENTS FOR FLIPBOARD
In order for RSS feed posts to show up on Flipboard, they need to meet three essential criteria.
- The feed needs to be the full feed, not just titles or extracts.
- The post needs to have at least one image or at least 400px on its shortest side in it
- The blog needs to contain at least 30 items.
First we will find out your blog’s RSS feed.
FINDING YOUR RSS FEED
If you are not sure how to get the feed URL, load your blog’s homepage on your computer. Right Click and select “view source code”. If you are using Safari, you can view the source code by checking “show Developer menu” in the menu bar and then selecting “Show Page Source”.
Do a search for RSS and you will the URL for your RSS feed.
Now you have your blog’s RSS feed.
ADDING YOUR RSS FEED TO FLIPBOARD
Open Flipboard on your phone, click on the search icon and type your blog’s RSS feed exactly as it appeared in the source code. Choose the “Social” tab and you will see your RSS feed listed. Now click on it and select the check-mark at the top of the screen.
That’s it. You are now following your blog’s feed on Flipboard!