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Updated: 2018-04-24T03:27:23Z


RSS usage tracking


Is there a way to track if anyone is using your RSS feeds?


Answer by Paul Roub for RSS usage tracking


Feedburner ( can give you all sorts of stats. I know there are others providing similar services, but that's the one I've used in the past.

Answer by Steve Claridge for RSS usage tracking


Feedburner does exactly that:

Answer by MV1 for RSS usage tracking


You can include a small single-pixel invisible image in the HTML inside the description tags. This image can be loaded dynamically from a server-side script. When the script executes, you will know some user is reading your RSS feed content and the image has loaded because of that. This way you get to monitor the stats rather than rely one some other service.