RSS Advisory Board

Feed Validator

Editor's Note: This feature is temporarily disabled after a server move. Use the Feed Validator until it is restored. -- Rogers, 04/26/2020

This service tests the validity of a Really Simple Syndication feed, checking to see that it follows the rules of the RSS specification.

Enter the URL of an RSS feed:


The validator was developed as an open source project by Sam Ruby, Mark Pilgrim, Joseph Walton and Phil Ringnalda. It supports Really Simple Syndication and two other syndication formats in wide usage today: Atom and RDF Site Summary.