About smartfeeds

Smartfeed is one of most powerful and unique features of Feedreader. Smartfeeds provide way to constantly monitor incoming articles for information that is interesting to user.

For example if you are interested in latest photographic gadgets then you just create a smartfeeds with words „digital camera“,“lens“ and so on. After you have created smartfeed, it will be displayed on the left feed panel and always contains the up to date information about digital cameras.

Smartfeed is displayed with blue icon.

Hint : Subscribe to a lot of newsfeeds (Feedreader is powerful enough to work with thousands of feeds) and create smartfeeds of your choice. Now you you get only information what you need and do not have to read all the articles.

Creating a smartfeed

To create a smartfeed click on menu File > New > Smartfeed or press Shift+F3. Smartfeed editing form appears.

Initially there is one rule that you can fill in. Filling in rule row consists of three steps:

You can always combine multiple rules. Press + button to add new rule to smartfeed. Smartfeed can either search for articles which contain ALL the rules or search for articles which contains SOME of these rules. User can change this behaviour when clicking on link „Match ... of following rules“.

Example: Let's say that user wants to search for articles that talk about gadgets. User then inputs two rules:

If user has selected „Match all of following rules“ then smartfeed will contain only articles where both phrases appear. If user has selected „Match any of following rules“ then smartfeed will contain articles where either mp3 or player is contained. This means that you also get information about video players, mp4 players and so on.

Overview of smartfeed rule types

There are many different condition types that you can use in smartfeeds:

Additional settings for smartfeed

There are two additional settings in smartfeed editing form: