I have some problems with the RSS Feeds from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/ (for example: feed://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/rss/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1521-3773) and on some Feeds from http://www.rsc.org/. On those RSS Feeds the images are not displayed.
Is there a way to fix this problem?
Tommy At Kadx
Did you try this:
Some images are not being displayed in articles, why?
This is a known issue called hotlink protection and there is a workaround at least on Windows when using XULRunner:
Setup RSSOwl to use XULRunner
Open Tools | Preferences | Browser and enable to use embedded browser
Open a Browser Tab in RSSOwl and type about:config
Type network.http.sendRefererHeader in the filter bar
Change the value to 0
It's up to the feed administrator for configuring his/her feeds and whether or not they include images. Rssowl will simply display the feed in its current state. I suspect the web designers at Wiley figure that (most) students will not be technical enough to utilize feeds so they probably decided that it's more cost-effective for them to implement their feeds with only minimal, text-only configuration settings while they work on other things.
I would NOT recommend Tommy At Kadx's workaround. If you do, Mozillazine says you may lose site functionality and experience "adverse effects." I would say you also run the additional risk of getting blacklisted by some sites if they discover you circumventing their hot-linking and anti-spam protection plugins.
The problem in your case is at the source -- and that's where you should work. Send Wiley's technical staff an email inquiring about possibly implementing images in their RSS feeds. You probably won't get a response (most likely a confusing one at that) from such a low-level support ticket until probably for "months," but it's better than do nothing or other "adverse" actions now.
How come that with other RSS Readers this problem doesn't occur?
i kinda like rss owl, but this problem forces me to change to another reader..