XML Feed Format

Here are some simple guidelines for creating an XML feed in order to include your ads in Voobay. If you would like additional information about the XML format, check Wikipedia.

The UTF-8 XML file has one ‘Voobay’ tag, and one or more ‘item’ elements. Each ‘item’ element has the following fields:

Voobay Recipes

  • id: id of the ad on your website (numeric or alphanumeric, however it must be unique because we use it to avoid duplicate entries)
  • alternate: URL of the ad on your website
  • title: title of the ad
  • description: recipe description(optional)
  • preparation_time: preparation time (string)(optional)
  • ingredients: ingredients list (optional)
  • calories: number of calories (optional)
  • meal_type: meal type(optional)
  • image: image source (optional)


Example XML feed

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
	<title><![CDATA[Vegetarian "chicken" Lasagna Alfredo Recipe]]></title>
	<description><![CDATA[This Totally Vegetarian Lasagna Has Become A Welcome Main Course To All Of My Meat-eating Friends. It Has A Rich]]></description>
	<preparation_time><![CDATA[30 min.]]></preparation_time>	
	<ingredients><![CDATA[Broccoli egg carrots]]></ingredients>