RSS Feed Broken?


#1

Prior to the end of March 2018, all new woot shirts were available via an RSS feed located here: http://shirt.woot.com/Blog/Feed.ashx

However, it looks like this stopped working sometime after March 28, 2018. I’d really love to know if there is a replacement for this feed. This is how I pull in data about the new items and make sure I don’t miss any awesome designs.


#2

Not sure. Let me poke around (aka ask the developers).


#3

it does appear that rss is broken for woot. There is a link at the bottom of the woot home page “Woot Sale RSS” that points to https://api.woot.com/1/sales/current.rss which returns a 404. I have purchased a few items from woot over the years that I learned about via RSS. If no RSS feed, no woot for me. Please see if it can be fixed. Many thanks.


#4

Here’s a thread about it.


#6

yeaaaaaah, but that’s against Woot’s terms of use.

This license does not include any resale or commercial use of any Woot Service, or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of any Woot Service or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another merchant; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

https://home.woot.com/terms?ref=w_ft_wiw_tc


#7

Fine I’ll take it down then. But honestly, without an rss feed I’ll probably never find out about a deal here in time to buy it ever again.


#8

Maybe they are completely unaware of the broken RSS feed? I’m hoping it gets fixed or we are provided with a new feed soon.


#9

They know it’s down.

It was addressed on Feb 4th. :slightly_smiling_face: