IXFeedItem2::EffectiveId Method

New for Internet Explorer 8

Retrieves the effective ID for this item.


HRESULT EffectiveId(
    UINT *puiEffectiveId


  • puiEffectiveId
    [out] Returns the effective ID of the feed item.

Return Value

Returns S_OK if successful, or an error value otherwise.


The EffectiveId value is a numeric identifier assigned by the Windows RSS Platform, that uniquely identifies the item within the feed.

Note  Internally the Windows RSS Platform identifies items by a key that provides a globally universal way of identifying an item. This means an item will have the same key on two different machines.