Feeds error: "Skipping rest of the feed"

Summary: A feed under Crawl and Index > Feeds is in a failed state. Error message "Skipping rest of the feed" (may vary) is observed when the feed is opened.

Cause: The feed file is not valid XML.

Troubleshooting Steps: The feed file you have submitted contains errors and does not constitute valid XML. For example, special entities such as &, <, >, ", ' are not escaped.

Use XML debugging tools to find the root cause of the problem. For example, use xmllint command line tool:

$ xmllint -f <path_to_your_xml_file>

Online validation tools are also available. For example: http://www.xmlvalidation.com

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