Google makes big announcement and they are bringing new changes to Feedburner and transitioning it to Modern Infrastructure at the Cost of removing most important feature email subscription. After these changes feedburner can’t be used as Email Subscription.
FeedBurner is a Web Feed Manager which was founded in 2004 and was later acquired by Google in 2007 for $100 million. Feedburner is mostly used by bloggers, Podcasters for managing their Feeds and pushing their Content to their Viewers via Email.
It’s been eedBurner has been a part of Google for almost 14 years, and we’re making several upcoming changes to support the product’s next chapter. If you use FeedBurner to manage your RSS feeds, here’s what you can expect to change and what you can do now to ensure that you’re prepared.
As the time passed, slowly Google stopped working on its features and no further development and the Subscriber tracking got outdated. The Feedburner still went of Pushing feed to the subscribed viewer to their inbox.
Now almost after 14 Years, Google announces that it is “Making several upcoming changes to support the product’s next chapter“.
Starting July, Google will be transitioning FeedBurner onto a more stable, modern infrastructure. Following that Google to remove non-core features of Feed management like Browser Friendly, Password Protector and most importantly email subscription. Feedburner owners can download the Email Subscriber list so they can migrate from feedburner email subscription Service to a new email Subscription service and they can even download it after July.
With this, Blogger’s email subscription Popularly known as Follow by Email widget will be turned down along with email subscription at the same time.
Google also said other than the Email subscription, all existing feeds will continue to serve uninterrupted with Core feed management functionality like, ability to change the URL, source feed, title, and podcast metadata of your feed will continue to be working Fine.
Google said these changes will allow them to keep FeedBurner up and running.