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Hello House, it Maybe I was using a wrong appraoch
All this while, I want to see if I will able
To insert feed description, title, link, and publish date
Into a database, by so doing, I will be able to manipulate as I want. The code is still the same:

<asp:Repeater ID="Repeater1" runat="server"
             DataSourceID="XmlDataSource1" onitemdatabound="Repeater1_ItemDataBound" >
            <itemtemplate>
                 <asp:HyperLink runat="server" ID="TitleLabel1" NavigateUrl='<%#string.Format("Default.aspx?News={0}", HttpUtility.UrlEncode(XPath("title").ToString()))%>' Text='<%#XPath("title")%>'><br />
                 <%#DateTime.Parse(XPath("pubDate").ToString()).ToString("MMMM dd, yyyy")%>
                 <asp:Label ID ="Desc" runat="server" Text='<%#XPath("description")%>' style="display:none;"><br />
                 <hr style="color:#0099ff;" /><br />
            </itemtemplate>

I am using Xml datasource, any idea on how to
Insert this to a database will be appreciated. Thanks in advance
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Updated 15-Jan-14 17:49pm
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bowlturner 16-Jan-14 9:03am    
Do you already have your table structure in the db where you want to put the data?
Uwakpeter 16-Jan-14 10:19am    
yes i have my table structure with the following fields: link, title, description, pubDate, author.
bowlturner 16-Jan-14 10:23am    
then create a connection to the db, create an insert command with parameters you need, loop through the XML parse the values into the parameters fields and run the insert command
Uwakpeter 16-Jan-14 10:25am    
i don't know how to loop through the xml

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Here is a really good code set to help you. This will return a list of RSS data items given the URL of the feed:

http://heathesh.com/post/2010/05/10/A-simple-way-to-read-an-RSS-feed-using-C.aspx[^]
 
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