Animated RSS Feed Icon WordPress Plugin

March 4th, 2007

Animated RSS feed icon

I found the animated RSS feed icon you see on the right on this blog here. The idea is that the animation will attract a visitor’s attention to your blog feed but I think it is distracting and annoying. So I came up with my own superior animated RSS feed picture.

Animated RSS feed icon

My icon uses slow animation and fade effects which I think makes it less distracting. You can see it on the left side of this paragraph.

My icon is available in a variety of colours like blue, red, green, pink etc. You can add it to your WordPress powered blog using a free plugin.

To install the plugin login to your WordPress admin area and choose Plugins -> Add New and then click on the Upload link. Then upload the zip file and activate the plugin.

You’ll be able to add the plugin to your site by going to Appearance -> Widgets and dragging and dropping the Animated Feed Icon widget from the Available Widgets area onto a sidebar.

Note: Hotlinking the image from this site won’t work.

30 Responses to “Animated RSS Feed Icon WordPress Plugin”

  1. Soham Das says:

    Hi,
    I would like to have that animated RSS icon.Can you please sendme its code. I would love to have it. Thanks

    Posted on 23 Aug 2007 Reply
    • Abdussamad Abdurrazzaq says:

      You can copy it from above. Just right click on it and select ‘save image’ or something to that effect. Then you can upload and use it on your own site. You are free to use it but I would appreciate a link back since it took some time creating it :) .

      Posted on 23 Aug 2007 Reply
      • Farooq says:

        Thanks for sharing!

        Posted on 02 Jan 2009 Reply
      • intan.airlina says:

        i use ur icon and put a link back to u, very useful icon. thanks….

        Posted on 14 Sep 2009 Reply
  2. e-zoomin says:

    hi, i’m a korean bloger~ thanx for nice feed icon :-)

    Posted on 04 Apr 2008 Reply
  3. Albert Antonini Mangia says:

    Thanks for sharing! I realized an animated RRS feed icon you can find it on my tumblog

    Posted on 01 May 2008 Reply
  4. Matt says:

    how can I use this? My blogs rss icon is a JPEG?
    Help please, and soon! I will come back to check your answer. Thank you!

    Posted on 05 Aug 2008 Reply
  5. p@r@noid says:

    dude i feel animated icon give new life to your blog, it make your blog attractive!!!

    and its not distracting rather people will think u r innovative

    Posted on 14 Nov 2008 Reply
  6. Xian says:

    I love your censorship idea, i might just do that :D

    Posted on 11 Mar 2009 Reply
  7. Psi says:

    Thx for sharing awesome rss icons :-)

    Posted on 29 Apr 2009 Reply
  8. elbi says:

    Very nice icon rss, thanks

    Posted on 30 Apr 2009 Reply
  9. adhinatalia says:

    Hi Das,
    That’s an awesome RSS Icon you have created, I would love 2 use it 4 my blog…if I copy it by right clicking, will it works with the Flash also? Or I only get the image?

    I love the Black RSS Icon like yours.

    Thanks 4 replying, how 2 make a link back? I’m subscribing your web, which is more good?

    Posted on 06 May 2009 Reply
    • adhinatalia says:

      Ups! Not to Das! But to Abdu….sorry!

      Posted on 06 May 2009 Reply
  10. Hailbis says:

    haha 不错

    Posted on 22 Aug 2009 Reply
  11. SEO Dude says:

    Great ideas! I love messing with people. I wrote an awesome post about geek pranks on my blog, but I guess your readers won’t get to read it because the link won’t work apparently.

    Posted on 25 Aug 2009 Reply
  12. Tony Jennings says:

    Yes, I agree with you about the fading as it does help to keep it from being too anoying. I’m going to use it on my friend’s Blog in which I’m just constructing a theme for her. Thanks – nice one!

    Posted on 27 Oct 2009 Reply
  13. limered says:

    Yeah…very cool idea…it was a litte annoyng to me first, but then i scaled it to 50% and tadaa…it works XD

    Posted on 24 Jan 2010 Reply
  14. lifemoto says:

    nice icon but it not animate in my blog. don’t know why :)

    Posted on 13 May 2010 Reply
  15. The TechBytes says:

    Hey nice post.Thanks for sharing good info.Subscribing your feeds.:)

    Posted on 16 Jan 2011 Reply
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  20. www.undergrounddiningnyc.com says:

    this is great– but how do i get the black version?

    Posted on 26 Feb 2012 Reply
    • Abdussamad says:

      Copy this code:

      <a href="feed" title="rss feed"><img width="48" height="48"
      src="http://abdussamad.com/uploads/black-feed-icon.gif" alt="rss feed" /></a><br
      /><small>Icon by <a href="http://abdussamad.com">Abdussamad</a></small>

      Posted on 28 Feb 2012 Reply
  21. Tracey Haas - Temporary Tattoos Australia says:

    Hi! Thank you so much for this contribution! Have been trying to add a feed to our blog all day and needed an icon for it. Was just going to use a standard image icon, but this is way cooler. Thanks :)
    Temporary Tattoos Australia

    Posted on 03 May 2012 Reply
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  23. baikuntho pathak says:

    hi! could you please make an animated rss icon with the following specifications?

    black background…red dot appearing…then small green curve appearing…and finally the big blue curve.

    which means it would be exactly similar to what you found on freakitude…only the background color will be black…and the order will be red ( circle ) to green to blue. [ because my blog is a tech blog...rgb color value...bla bla bla ] thanx in advance.

    Posted on 01 Sep 2012 Reply
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