Help with custom patterns

I’m trying to scrape this feed:
But the result is messed up

So I created this config file:
with this content:
body: //section[@class=‘red-border’]
autodetect_on_failure: no

But it’s not doing anything and the result is the same, even with caching disabled. What am I doing wrong?

Hi there, two things I notice that need to be changed:

So I created this config file:

Full-Text RSS will only look for if the URL of the feed item being processed points to a sub-domain such as If the URL is or, then the site config file should be named (without the preceding dot).

with this content:
body: //section[@class='red-border']

If I look at the first URL in the feed you provided, it’s currently this article.

If I open ‘view source’ in my browser and search for “red-border”, I only find one instance in a section element:

<section class="col-lg-6 col-md-6 col-sm-12 red-border double front">

If this is the element you’re trying to extract, the XPath selector //section[@class='red-border'] will not work as it only matches <section> elements with exactly that class attribute value, i.e, <section class="red-border">.

You will need to use something like the following:

body: //section[contains(@class, 'red-border')]

This selector should work fine on this site, but using contains() in this way means you could also be selecting elements such as <section class="red-border-round double front">, which might not be what you want. The closest equivalent of the CSS selector in XPath would be the following XPath expression:

body: //section[contains(concat(' ',normalize-space(@class),' '),' red-border ')]

Hope that’s some help.

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Thank you for the great support! Very helpful and detailed response

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