Do you mean I should delete lib-common.php from the server and re-upload it? I just don\'t know enough to know what the \"feed\" you\'re referring to is.
No, your lib-common.php updates look correct. What I mean by \"delete the feed\" is delete your portal block. Then create a new portal block with the same RSS/RDF URL. The code will not work on your existing block. The data (\"feed\") is already saved with the full set of links.
Also, does the news plugin work in a side block?
Yes, the news plugin looks the same as a portal block. With the exception that a user can select one of many RSS/RDF feeds to display in the block. The site admin configures which RSS/RDF feeds a user can select from. You can see the plugin in action on my site: www.squatty.com
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