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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS Web Browsers
Tiger only hintWhile there currently isn't a way of importing all your RSS feeds into Safari 2 (in Tiger), here's a slightly roundabout method that works (I originally posted this at pimpmysafari.com):

You will need: To import your feeds:
  1. In your RSS reader, export your feeds as a .opml file
  2. In Firefox, choose 'OPML import/export' from Sage's sidebar menu. Browse to your .opml file and continue. Note: I had problems with pressing the Continue button on my build; if you find it won't do anything, try double-clicking it.
  3. Once imported, close Firefox
  4. In Safari, choose 'Import bookmarks...' from the File menu, which will bring your RSS feeds in as a bookmark collection -- check the bookmark manager window. This will also import any other Firefox bookmarks, too, of course.
  5. To get Safari to register these as RSS feeds, open the imported feeds folder in tabs.
I'm sure a plug-in developer will soon create a more straightforward way of doing this from within Safari, but this will do the job until then. I have only tested this with the .opml file created by NetNewsWire, but presumably should work fine for others.
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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS
Authored by: zedwards on May 04, '05 11:45:45AM

It only imported my IE bookmarks.



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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS
Authored by: maddys_daddy on May 04, '05 01:19:09PM

I'm in the same boat as the guy above. The "Import IE/Netscape/Mozilla Bookmarks" menu item in the Debug menu is only importing my IE bookmarks, but not my Firefox ones.



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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS
Authored by: jhonny on May 04, '05 01:44:30PM

I have NetNewsFire and I just dragged the feeds from NetNewsWire to Safari's bookmarks page.

You will still have open all the feeds from the bookmarks menu before Safari registers those as feeds. Or modify all the addresses to start with feed:// instead of http://



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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS
Authored by: Jon Hicks on May 04, '05 03:10:57PM

Sorry, I got part of this wrong - you don't need to use the debug menu, just 'import bookmarks' under the File menu.



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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS
Authored by: robg on May 04, '05 07:27:24PM

I fixed the posted hint -- sorry Jon, I didn't see your corrected submission prior to running this one!

-rob.



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10.4: Import OPML into Safari RSS
Authored by: pbonsall on May 05, '05 10:47:35AM

Try dragging feeds directly from NetNewsWire to the All RSS Feeds button on the Safari 2 bookmarks bar. Works for me!



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