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Posted on 28 July 2007 at 9:31 UTC, filed under PHP, 10 comments.

In order to display the Google Reader ‘shared items’ on your site – using straight (X)HTML and not just the javascript widget supplied by Google – you need a tool that can read RSS feeds and display them (the shared items are an Atom feed, but that is similar enough). Using straight links instead of javascript you will be able to pass “link-value” to the items that you are linking to – your links will be seen as recommendations (as in my opinion they should be, if you tagged those items to be shared). I opted to use the Magpie RSS PHP parser. However, you will have to do a slight modification of one of the files in order to process and display the feed properly.
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