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Submit content as a feed

You can submit and manage your content with RSS or Atom feeds in the Google News module in Publisher Center. This helps you control the order of your content in your page in Google News.

Publisher content must comply with the Google News content policies.

Create a Feed section

Feed sections keep your content organized under one common topic, like:

  • Latest
  • Sports
  • Politics
  • Arts and culture
  • Fashion

To create a feed section:

  1. Open Publisher Center.
  2. Select your publication.
  3. Click Google News and then Edit.
  4. Click Content settings and then New section.
  5. From the drop-down menu, select Feed.
  6. In the pop-up window, include the name of your feed.
    • To readers, the feed name shows up as a section heading.
  7. Enter your RSS or Atom feed URL. It must be a valid feed. To test, use a feed validator like http://validator.w3.org/feed/.
  8. Under "View access," define who can find each section.
  9. To save your edits, click Save.

When you use feeds to create content sections, your articles render in AMP, if a valid AMP article is available. If AMP isn’t available, your articles render as the canonical web page version.

Learn how to manage AMP and web content.

Update the frequency of feed content

Content from the feed updates hourly unless the publication uses WebSub. With WebSub, updates happen instantly. Each feed section contains a timestamp for when the feed was last updated.

To manually trigger an update:

  1. Open Publisher Center.
  2. Select your publication.
  3. Click Google News.
  4. In the navigation menu, click Content settings.
  5. On the relevant section, click Refresh.

When you update your feed, fresh articles are fetched and rendered in your sections and you get a success message on the page. If the manual trigger is unsuccessful, you get an error message that there’s a failure to fetch fresh content from the feed.

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Google launched a new Publisher Center interface to help publishers easily manage how their content appears across Google News surfaces. Read more on this FAQ page and our blog post.

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