WordPress: Broken RSS Feed

This is one of the worst bugs I’ve encountered in a while. The worst because you really don’t know exactly where the issue can be fixed…

If you go to your site’s RSS feed (http://YOUR_SITE_URL/feed), you might see this message:

XML Parsing Error: XML or text declaration not at start of entity
Location: http://YOUR_SITE_URL/feed
Line Number 3, Column 1:
<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?><rss version=”2.0″
^

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The time our waiter was Christoph Waltz

our waiters at bj’s looked a lot like christoph waltz (of inglourious basterds and django unchained fame)

i’m getting pretty good at spotting doppelgangers…

waltz

he was a good sport for posing next to my phone…

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he said he normally gets likened to ben stiller

The Most Hipster Strawberry Shortcake Dessert You’ll Ever Eat

this is super simple to make — it consists of 4 ingredients:

  • angel food cake (pre-made and cubed)
  • cool hwip (spelled correctly)
  • sliced strawberries (mixed with strawberry glaze)

grab a mason jar and layer your ingredients in each one: cake, cool hwip, strawberry/glaze mix, cake, cool hwip, strawberry/glaze mix, etc.

looks can be deceiving — the cake and cool whip are practically air so go ahead and stuff the jars — your guests will be very thankful later

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monkey business

i’ve been doing the gorirra side business with geoffro for several years now. i’ve always had the mindset that it was just a side business that would occasionally get me cool toys and free food/beer — well, it still gets us that, but the main part was that it was JUST A SIDE BUSINESS — nothing more.

i came across this wonderfully inspiring article titled “why ‘side projects’ matter?

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