Pesky White Space error killed my RSS feed again

XML Parsing Error: XML declaration allowed only at the start of the document

Just got my feed back, upgraded to WordPress 3.1.1 and guess what?  RSS Feed falls off the face of the earth again . . . And I’ve read other people complaining of the same thing happening at WordPress.Org.  It was worth the trip, though.

This guy has answers!

You may not need to do everything he has on his list, mine snapped back with just the editing of my wp-includes/feed-rss2.php file.

Visit him, and see if you don’t resolve your RSS with his suggestions:

How to fix that white space rss feed error

XML documentation parse error: Whitespace is not allowed at this location. XML comment will be ignored.

My RSS Feed has disappeared again.

I’ve edited every wordpress file.  And there are a lot.

I’ve used every fix known to man and available on Google.

None of them worked.

And then I read that the & sign, rather than the and word could be killing the way the feed is being read.

I looked at the names of the posts I’ve written for the & sign, and found ONE.

When I changed the name to Tom Peters and Lady Gaga, my feed came back.

You can see that using it within the post works, although I probably never would except in this instance.

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