[development] stripping tags during aggregation?

Laura Scott laura at pingv.com
Tue Jun 26 14:00:28 UTC 2007

On Jun 26, 2007, at 5:34 AM, Morbus Iff wrote:

>> Question: Should all tags in aggregated content be stripped? If  
>> not, then what tags should be allowed? If I use filter_xss then  
>> what tags should I allow? Is there some specification or article  
>> on what HTML tags should be allowed to go through? How do  
>> aggregation module authors handle this or advise that it be handled?
> One of the feature requests for aggregator.module has, for a while,  
> been to allow the user to decide what tags are allowed in the feed  
> (this may have actually happened actually - I haven't checked in a  
> while). Ultimately, what would be most ideal would be to hook  
> aggregator up to the Drupal input formats - then a user could  
> define as many aggregator related import formats as they'd like,  
> and assign them however they'd like to whatever feeds they have  
> ("this one allows images", "this one doesn't" ... "ooh, this one  
> always does things in a blockquote", etc.)

This feature already exists. http://yourdomain.com/admin/content/ 
aggregator/settings has a field, "Allowed HTML tags:" where you can  
designate what tags shall be passed through from feeds into your site.


More information about the development mailing list