The “RSS Feed Checker” is a WordPress Plugin designed to be a quick, simple check for the validation of your site’s RSS feed. It uses to verify the RSS, then displays the results (pass/fail) on your WordPress Dashboard. The plugin will run the validation every time your dashboard is loaded.


Currently, this plugin requires the cURL framework to function correctly. If the plugin does not work for you, it’s probably because your server doesn’t support cURL.


To install this plugin, follow the simple steps below:

From WordPress Admin Section

  1. Go to Plugins section, click “Add New”
  2. Select “Upload” in the top section
  3. Browse for the file you downloaded above called “”
  4. Click “Install Now”
  5. Once installed, don’t forget to activate the plugin!
  6. You’ll now see the widget on the dashboard.

From FTP (backend)

  1. FTP to your server, and navigate to the WordPress installation.
  2. Unzip the file you downloaded in the top section.
  3. Open /wp-content/plugins folder and upload the “RSS-Feed-Checker” folder from the zip file you downloaded.
  4. Once the folder is there, login to the Admin section of your WordPress blog, and go to the Installed Plugins section
  5. Activate the RSS-Feed-Checker plugin!
  6. You’ll now see the widget on the dashboard.