[TYPO3-english] yafi: subtitle and bodytext of imported items is always cropped to 120 chars

Dmitry Dulepov dmitry.dulepov at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 09:59:39 CET 2008


Bert Hiddink wrote:
> I am using the YAFI-extension of Dimitry for importing feeds into
> tt_news, using the build-in tt_news importer. Great extenxion and
> everything is fine except that both subheader and description ("short"
> and "bodytext"-field) in tt_news gets cropped to 100 chars, ignoring the
> configuration option for this in the importer: "Crop subheader to this
> many chars:"
> As a result, both the subheader and description-field looks like this:
> "Netbeheerders worden verplicht om duurzaam opgewekte elektriciteit met
> voorrang over de netten te tr"
> Do I miss something here? And why both fields (short, bodytext) are
> cropped (subheader makes sense to me but description not)?

Please, check if your feed provides full text. Feeds often provide
only a small part of the text to encourage people to visit the web
site for the full story. You can view feeds in FireFox, for example.

Dmitry Dulepov
TYPO3 translations support
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