Following are the tags in your custom MySite templates and their explanations:
Feed Related tags
%SOURCE_TITLE% / %SOURCE_TITLE()%
This tag will be replaced by the Title of the feed.
If you wish to truncate the long feed titles then use %SOURCE_TITLE(length)% where length is the number of the characters to be shown.
Example: %SOURCE_TITLE(30)% will truncate the title to 30 characters
This will be replaced by the URL of the feed source.
This will be replaced by the Feed URL.
This will be replaced by the URL of the image associated with the feed.
Note: If you are not sure if there's an image associated with the feed you can enclose the %SOURCE_IMAGE_URL% tag within the
<if-image>...</if-image> tags. <if-image> will show the image if it exists.
This will be replaced by the +MySite button.
You can use this tag to place your own link in place of the default +MySite button.
Item Related Tags
%TITLE% / %TITLE()%
This will be replaced by the Item Title.
This will be replaced by the URL of the Item.
%DESCRIPTION% / %DESCRIPTION()%
This will be replaced by the item Description in plain text. Meaning, use this tag if you would like the HTML formatting to be removed from the description.
%DESCRIPTION_HTML% / %DESCRIPTION_HTML()%
Use this tag if you like your description to render the HTML formatting.
%DATE% / %DATE()%
This represents the pubdate of the item. %DATE% will give you the date in the timeago format. If you like the date to appear in a custom format then you can use the %DATE(format)% where format can be any of the PHP format characters.
To learn more about the PHP date formating characters please visit PHP Date.
This represents the URL of the associated enclosure of an item.
Use this for the enclosure type.
This will be replaced by the size of the enclosure in bytes.
Note: If you are not sure if there's an enclusre attached with the item you can enclose the above enclosure tags within the
<if-enclosure>...</if-enclosure> tags. <if-enclosur> will show the enclosure if it exists.