STR: 1. Go to any page with an RSS feed (I was using scribbling.net) 2. Open the app menu 3. Select the "Page" menu item 4. Select "Subscribe to Page" 5. Select "Scribbling.net >> Feed" Expected result: I am shown multiple options, including an option for feed reader apps I have on my phone (NewsBlur, in this instance). Actual result: I only see an option to subscribe with My Yahoo! Do we have a way to get third party apps in this menu? (Do we think anybody uses this functionality?)
No, I don't really think people use this. We've talked about various things we want to do with this, but haven't made any progress. This is potentially a bug that someone could mentor, or mfinkle or antlam might have ideas about where we want to take this. And of course, we could just remove the functionality, if there's a low-cost way to make it not a dead-end in the UI.
tracking-fennec: --- → ?
OS: Unspecified → Android
Hardware: Unspecified → All
Summary: need to open up "subscribe to this page" to third party apps → Include third-party apps in "subscribe to this page"
UI Telemetry shows low usage, but higher than I assumed given how hard it is to find the action. I have thought about adding support for subscribing to native apps (Feedly, etc) in ways similar to what we do with Quick Share. There are ways for web-based feed handlers to add themselves as targets, but I forget the API and I'm not sure if it was ever implemented in Fennec. Might be: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Navigator/registerContentHandler
This is a product request, I don't think triage is the right place to talk about this.
tracking-fennec: ? → ---
Create Aha card for funnel meeting. I also wonder if this feature requests conflicts with our content updates idea in the long term.
See Also: → https://mozilla.aha.io/features/FENN-439
(In reply to Barbara Bermes [:barbara] - NI please! from comment #4) > I also wonder if this feature requests conflicts with our content updates > idea in the long term. For the record, content updates was removed in Bug 1396604.
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