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  • Dee 108 posts 315 karma points
    17 days ago
    Dee
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    Developing a feed - What approach would you recommend?

    Hi All,

    I want to develop a feed. A feed just like linkedIn or facebook in terms of layout and basic functionality.

    It would be great to get some additional ideas on how to setup the technical approach.

    Currently, my best guess is to use a main content node and add the Feed entries as nested content within the main node. Next I would create an examine custom index, which gets populated by the nested contents of the feed node.

    Cons: there is no content search functionality in Umbraco BO to find nested content. When the feed gets larger, finding the nested content nodes would be tricky.

    Do you know any other, better technical approaches?

    Best

    Dee

  • Huw Reddick 410 posts 1097 karma points
    15 days ago
    Huw Reddick
    1

    You could implement a custom BO search which searches the content of the nodes as well as the title I would think. Not done it myself so can't offer any help but pretty sure that would be possible

    This may help https://our.umbraco.com/documentation/extending/Backoffice-Search/

  • Dee 108 posts 315 karma points
    6 days ago
    Dee
    0

    Thanks for the idea and the documentation!

  • Amir Khan 1230 posts 2604 karma points
    5 days ago
    Amir Khan
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    You might want to consider making it out of separate nodes like a blog so you can search, filter, etc incase the feed gets super long.

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