IMHO, anyone who does not use an excerpt in an RSS feed is a fool.
Originally Posted by Stefan
First, you are trying to get people to visit your site so that you can sell them something or get them to click on ads. You can only do that with an excerpt. The excerpt should be written as a teaser that makes them curious about the rest of the article.
Second, full articles in an RSS feed are an invitation for autobloggers to steal your content. If you are using full articles in your RSS feed, you may find your articles on other sites almost as soon as you publish them on your site. Anyone can tap into your RSS feed.
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