[pmwiki-users] PmFeed (RSS) error

Robert Riebisch rr at bttr-software.de
Tue Aug 4 12:17:22 PDT 2020

Hi Moni,

as nobody else responded, I try to get you a little forward.

> I would like to embed Twitter feeds via nitter.net (Twitter doesn't 
> allow RSS feeds). Example: https://nitter.net/paddingtonbear/rss
> I remember that I was able to use 
> https://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/PmFeed about a hundred years ago ;)
> When I now use the recipe, with PHP 7.x I get a 500 network error, and 
> with an older PHP version I get

PmFeed is in category PHP72, so it should work with PHP 7.2.

1) Is this older version PHP 6?
2) Did you try other feeds?
3) What's the exact syntax you use?

> Fatal error: Call to undefined function tidy_repair_string() in 
> [path]cookbook\pmfeed.php on line 600

According to <https://www.php.net/manual/en/tidy.repairstring.php> this
function is only available in PHP 5 and PHP 7, but not PHP 6.

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