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SyndicationFeed.Description Property

Gets and sets a description of the feed.

Namespace:  System.ServiceModel.Syndication
Assembly:  System.ServiceModel (in System.ServiceModel.dll)

public TextSyndicationContent Description { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.ServiceModel.Syndication.TextSyndicationContent
A TextSyndicationContent object that represents the description of the feed.

When serialized to Atom 1.0, Description is written to a <subtitle> element.

When serialized to RSS 2.0, Description is written to a <description> element.

The following code shows how to set the Description of a SyndicationFeed.

List<SyndicationItem> items = new List<SyndicationItem>();

SyndicationItem item1 = new SyndicationItem();
item1.Title = new TextSyndicationContent("Item 1");
item1.Content = SyndicationContent.CreatePlaintextContent("This is the content for Item 1");
items.Add(item1);

SyndicationItem item2 = new SyndicationItem();
item2.Title = new TextSyndicationContent("Item 2");
item2.Content = SyndicationContent.CreatePlaintextContent("This is the content for Item 2");
items.Add(item2);

SyndicationFeed feed = new SyndicationFeed(items);
feed.Description = new TextSyndicationContent("This is a feed description");

The following XML shows how Description is serialized to Atom 1.0.

<subtitle type="text">This is a sample feed</subtitle>

The following XML shows how Description is serialized to RSS 2.0.

<description>This is a sample feed</description>

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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