How to Fix Double Feed Title in WordPress

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We all bloggers and webmaster loves to use WordPress because it is user friendly as well as best for search engine optimization aspects too. But still WordPress developers are developing themselves from many upcoming problems. In WordPress there is an issue of Double Feed Title and the solution is not easy without administrative access. To fix this double title problem from your blog or sites feed you need cPanel access which we all owner have.


Let’s see the complete way to fix the double feed title in WordPress blog or site.

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Fix Double Feed Title in WordPress

First login to your cPanel account and go to File Manager » WP-Includes.

Under folder WP-Includes, edit “feed-rss.php” and “feed-rss2.php”.

When you select an option to edit the file a new windows of that file will open.

Do the following editing in “feed-rss.php” and “feed-rss2.php” one by one.

Search for the feed title something like this…

<title><?php bloginfo_rss(‘name’); wp_title_rss(); ?></title>

You need to replace the above code by this line…

<title><?php wp_title_rss(); ?></title>

Once you changed the codes from both the files in “feed-rss.php” and “feed-rss2.php” save them and log out from cPanel. Close your browser and clear the cache, cookie and history.

Check your feed titles again the repeated title is now gone.

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6 responses to “How to Fix Double Feed Title in WordPress”

  1. Charlie Livingston Avatar
    Charlie Livingston

    After editing the files via cPanel as you described my double title in my RSS feed has now been reduced to a single title. Thank you!

    1. Atul Kumar Pandey Avatar

      Thanks for giving your time to comment here and it’s my pleasure that you recovered your problem of Double Feed Title by using our instructions…
      Happy blogging…

  2. Viola Tam Avatar
    Viola Tam

    Hi Atul,

    Thank you for sharing this interesting ‘double feed’ issue. It seems like you have helped Charlie. I guess my ‘problem’ is that I do not even know that if i have this ‘double feed’ problem.

    Could you enlighten me on this, Atul?


    Viola Tam – The Business Mum

    1. Atul Kumar Pandey Avatar

      Thanks Voila,

      I am glad to see that you gave some time to express your feelings. I am linking to help others, and sure help in all the cases where you find any trouble. I hope you understand so many things here and enjoy my post also.

  3. Kevin Avatar

    Thanks very much for this, Atul! Do you happen to know why this is such a common problem?

    1. Atul Kumar Pandey Avatar

      Thanks Kevin for your comment.

      First I tell you that it is not a serious issue but this is made as that old devices which is not come to end supported well. But new mobile and computer devices are creating a double issue in naming the feed title. In future this issue will get recovered itself by WordPress but for now this post may help you to remove double feed title…

      I hope you enjoyed and recovered the issue…

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