Why don't my images appear with recurring (RSS) campaigns

RSS Example
---
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<rss xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:media="http://search.yahoo.com/mrss/" xmlns:atom="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" version="2.0">
<channel>
<atom:link href="https://www.domain.com/rss/" rel="self" type="application/rss+xml" />
<title><![CDATA[Featured Products]]></title>
<link>https://www.domain.com</link>
<description><![CDATA[A list of featured products]]></description>
<pubDate>Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:39:27 GMT</pubDate>
<lastBuildDate>Mon, 19 Nov 2012 14:39:27 GMT</lastBuildDate>
<generator>COM</generator>
<item>
    <title><![CDATA[Test Title]]></title>
    <link>https://www.domain.com/test-title</link>
    <guid>https://www.domain.com/test-title</guid>
    <pubDate>Wed, 06 Jun 2012 22:53:35 GMT</pubDate>
    <media:content url="https://www.domain.com/images/filename.jpg" type="image" medium="image" />
    <description><![CDATA[<p>Text Description</p>]]></description>
</item>
</channel>
</rss>

Ezine Code
---
<datarepeater type="rss" src="https://www.domain.com/rss/">
<tr class="product_item">
    <td valign="top" style="border-bottom:#dddddd solid 1px; padding:20px 0; margin:0;">
        <table width="100%" cellspacing="0" border="0" cellpadding="0">
            <tr>
                <td width="115" valign="top" style="padding:0; margin:0;">
                    <rssitemlink><rssimage width="115" /></rssitemlink>
                </td>
                <td valign="top" style="padding:0 0 0 30px; margin:0;">
                    <h3><rssitemlink><rsstitle></rsstitle></rssitemlink></h3>
                    <rssbody paragraphs="all"></rssbody>
                    <p class="view_product"><rssitemlink>View Product &raquo;</rssitemlink></p>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </td>
</tr>
</datarepeater>

Everything is showing up apart from the images.
Anyone any ideas.
Kind Regards

Stig Stig, 1 year ago

Hi creative,

I believe the problem here is actually just the type="image" attribute of the <media:content /> element, which should be set to type="image/jpeg" instead (or other image types when appropriate). Everything else looks OK to me.

If you can give that change a try in your RSS feed, the image will hopefully show up correctly.


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roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 1 year ago

Hi creative, sorry to hear that you're having trouble with importing images into RSS-to-email campaigns. I've just sent you an email requesting a few more details, so once we hear back from you, we'll be sure to investigate further and work on a fix.


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creative, 1 year ago

Hi,
Thanks for the replies.
Stig I have tried changing the type as you suggested but still no joy.
Ros I will reply to your email now.
Kind Regards.

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 1 year ago

Hi creative, thanks for the follow-up - I just checked in with the team earlier and it looks like you managed to solve this one. We're so sorry for the trouble here, but we'll be sure to keep an eye out for similar issues.


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