How to include Kingston Beer & Cider Festival beers on your website

RSS Feeds

You can include Kingston Beer & Cider Festival beers on your own website really easily using our RSS feeds (RSS 2.0 or Atom 1.0) in combination with Yahoo YQL API.

Twitter

On your Guest Ales profile you can enter your Twitter account details and we will tweet your new beers automatically.

RSS Feed Examples

You can use any web based rss/atom reader, these examples use jQuery, FeedEk and Yahoo YQL API. This enables you to include our tasting notes.


The script belows shows the last 5 beers.

Script

  $(document).ready(function(){
    $('#feedResults').FeedEk({
      FeedUrl : 'http://www.guestales.co.uk/kingston-beer-and-cider-fesitval/feed/entries/rss',
      MaxCount : 5, ShowDesc : true, ShowPubDate:true,
      DescCharacterLimit:0, TitleLinkTarget:'_blank',
      DateFormat:'DD/MM/YYYY', DateFormatLang:'en'
    });
  });

Result (current beers)

RSS Feed Ticker

This example uses a ticker instead of a list, here shows the last 5 beers.

Script

  $(document).ready(function(){
    $('#feedTicker').FeedEk({FeedUrl : 'http://www.guestales.co.uk/kingston-beer-and-cider-fesitval/feed/entries/rss',
      MaxCount : 5, ShowDesc : true, ShowPubDate:true, DescCharacterLimit:0,
      TitleLinkTarget:'_blank', DateFormat:'DD/MM/YYYY', DateFormatLang:'en'
      }, function(e) {
        var ticker = $(e)
        // Stop/start 
        $(window).blur(function() {
          ticker.vTicker('pause', true);
          }).focus(function() {
            ticker.vTicker('pause', false);
          });
        // Initialise ticker
        ticker.vTicker('init', {
          showItems: 1, pause: 3000, margin: 5, padding: 5
        });
      }
    );
  });

Result

 

RSS Feed Archive

You can also include your previous beers, here shows the last 5 beers.

Script

  $(document).ready(function(){
    $('#feedArchived').FeedEk({
      FeedUrl : 'http://www.guestales.co.uk/kingston-beer-and-cider-fesitval/feed/archived/rss',
      MaxCount : 5, ShowDesc : true, ShowPubDate:true,
      DescCharacterLimit:0, TitleLinkTarget:'_blank',
      DateFormat:'DD/MM/YYYY', DateFormatLang:'en'
    });
  });

Result (previous beers)

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