Internet Explorer cannot display this feed

Tags: REST, SharePoint 2013, Internet Explorer feed

You must have heard that SharePoint now has this really cool thing called apps. You might also heard that now it supports ton of RESTful operations, almost everything that CSOM might offer. If you are trying basic operation like http:///server-name/_api/site to see the site collection properties you might be sad to see this error. “Internet Explorer cannot display this feed”

IECannotDisplayFeed

Fear not, it’s very easy to fix this error. Actually you might not even see this error if you use other browsers but formatting might not be preserved.

Anyway to fix it, just go to to Internet Option

IEOptions

Click on Content tab

IEOptionsContent

 

Click on Settings of Feeds and Web Slices

FeedbackSetting

Finally uncheck “Turn on feed reading view”

Now, try refreshing your page and you should see site collection properties or whatever uri you are entering.

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