Modern library to handle RSS/Atom feeds

v0.1.20 2016-03-01 12:55 UTC


PicoFeed was originally developed for Miniflux, a minimalist and open source news reader.

However, this library can be used inside any project. PicoFeed is tested with a lot of different feeds and it's simple and easy to use.

Build Status

Scrutinizer Code Quality


  • Simple and fast
  • Feed parser for Atom 1.0 and RSS 0.91, 0.92, 1.0 and 2.0
  • Feed writer for Atom 1.0 and RSS 2.0
  • Favicon fetcher
  • Import/Export OPML subscriptions
  • Content filter: HTML cleanup, remove pixel trackers and Ads
  • Multiple HTTP client adapters: cURL or Stream Context
  • Proxy support
  • Content grabber: download from the original website the full content
  • Enclosure detection
  • RTL languages support
  • License: MIT


  • PHP >= 5.3
  • libxml >= 2.7
  • XML PHP extensions: DOM and SimpleXML
  • cURL or Stream Context (allow_url_fopen=On)
  • iconv extension


Real world usage