SyndicationFeed.Description Property

Definition

Gets or sets a description of the feed.

public:
 property System::ServiceModel::Syndication::TextSyndicationContent ^ Description { System::ServiceModel::Syndication::TextSyndicationContent ^ get(); void set(System::ServiceModel::Syndication::TextSyndicationContent ^ value); };
public System.ServiceModel.Syndication.TextSyndicationContent Description { get; set; }
member this.Description : System.ServiceModel.Syndication.TextSyndicationContent with get, set
Public Property Description As TextSyndicationContent

Property Value

TextSyndicationContent

A TextSyndicationContent object that represents the description of the feed.

Examples

The following code shows how to set the Description of a SyndicationFeed.

List<SyndicationItem> items = new List<SyndicationItem>();

SyndicationItem item1 = new SyndicationItem();
item1.Title = new TextSyndicationContent("Item 1");
item1.Content = SyndicationContent.CreatePlaintextContent("This is the content for Item 1");
items.Add(item1);

SyndicationItem item2 = new SyndicationItem();
item2.Title = new TextSyndicationContent("Item 2");
item2.Content = SyndicationContent.CreatePlaintextContent("This is the content for Item 2");
items.Add(item2);

SyndicationFeed feed = new SyndicationFeed(items);
feed.Description = new TextSyndicationContent("This is a feed description");
Dim items As New List(Of SyndicationItem)()

Dim item1 As New SyndicationItem()
item1.Title = New TextSyndicationContent("Item 1")
item1.Content = SyndicationContent.CreatePlaintextContent("This is the content for Item 1")
items.Add(item1)

Dim item2 As New SyndicationItem()
item2.Title = New TextSyndicationContent("Item 2")
item2.Content = SyndicationContent.CreatePlaintextContent("This is the content for Item 2")
items.Add(item2)

Dim feed As New SyndicationFeed(items)
feed.Description = New TextSyndicationContent("This is a feed description")

The following XML shows how Description is serialized to Atom 1.0.

<subtitle type="text">This is a sample feed</subtitle>

The following XML shows how Description is serialized to RSS 2.0.

<description>This is a sample feed</description>

Remarks

When serialized to Atom 1.0, Description is written to a <subtitle> element.

When serialized to RSS 2.0, Description is written to a <description> element.

Applies to