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Filtering the Microsoft 365 Roadmap RSS feed to show specific products, status etc.

Filtering the Microsoft 365 Roadmap RSS feed to show specific products, status etc.

I recently blogged about the Microsoft 365 Roadmap, and the ability to use the RSS feed to stay up to date with everything that is happening across Microsoft 365.

However, the RSS feed will show you updates for everything across all products and within all deployment environments. It’s likely that you only care about a certain subset of products. Or maybe you’re on a specific Cloud Instance, such as Education, and only want to see updates for your Instance.

There’s currently no way to filter the RSS feed or create your own based on filters you’ve built up on the Microsoft 365 Roadmap page.

Until now.

I’ve provided an easy way to generate a filtered RSS feed, filtered by product, status, instance, platform or a combination of all 4.  Just want to know about updates to Microsoft Access? There’s a RSS feed for you. Only care about Yammer items currently in development? There’s a RSS feed for you.

Here’s how it works.

Too long, don’t want to read, just gimme my Teams RSS Feed!

Everything Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams In Development
Microsoft Teams Rolling Out
Microsoft Teams Launched

Find your filters

First, visit the Microsoft 365 Roadmap page. Notice how you can select filters on the left hand side to specify products, platform and cloud instance. Experiment with different filters until you find the combination you’re looking for. As you add filters, notice how the URL changes – the filters are added to the URL. Make a note of each filter as it is added.

It might be as simple as a single product – in which case the value you see added might be Outlook or Microsoft%20Teams  (keep the strange code where the space should be).

Or, you might have a few things to filter on – for instance: OutlookEducation and iOS.

There are also three checkboxes you can click to narrow the results by status: In%20DevelopmentRolling%20Out, Launched.

Make a note of all the filters you want to apply.

Build Your Customised RSS Feed

The ability to customise the RSS feed isn’t something that’s built into the Microsoft 365 Roadmap, so I’ve implemented a filtering function which does it for you.

The base URL for this is but you don’t call that directly.

Instead, add each of your filters to the URL, separated by slashes. Here are some examples:

Just one filter, for Outlook:
Two filters: Microsoft Teams in GCC:
Three filters: Microsoft Outlook, for Education, In Development: Development

You’re not getting a cached version of the RSS feed – you’re getting the latest feed as if you loaded it yourself directly, but with your filters applied.

You also don’t have to copy the strange symbols if you don’t want to – they represent spaces, so you can build up the URL yourself by typing the filters once you know what they are. Your browser will automatically convert the spaces to symbols.

Still confused?  Here are some pre-built links you can add directly to your RSS reader. None of these filter by Platform or Cloud Instance (but you can easily add that):


Access In Development
Access Rolling Out
Access Launched


Bookings In Development
Bookings Rolling Out
Bookings Launched


Calendar In Development
Calendar Rolling Out
Calendar Launched


Compliance In Development
Compliance Rolling Out
Compliance Launched


Excel In Development
Excel Rolling Out
Excel Launched


Exchange In Development
Exchange Rolling Out
Exchange Launched


Groups In Development
Groups Rolling Out
Groups Launched

Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms In Development
Microsoft Forms Rolling Out
Microsoft Forms Launched

Microsoft Stream

Microsoft Stream In Development
Microsoft Stream Rolling Out
Microsoft Stream Launched

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams In Development
Microsoft Teams Rolling Out
Microsoft Teams Launched

O365 Information Protection

O365 Information Protection In Development
O365 Information Protection Rolling Out
O365 Information Protection Launched

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business In Development
OneDrive for Business Rolling Out
OneDrive for Business Launched


OneNote In Development
OneNote Rolling Out
OneNote Launched


Outlook In Development
Outlook Rolling Out
Outlook Launched


Planner In Development
Planner Rolling Out
Planner Launched


Project In Development
Project Rolling Out
Project Launched


SharePoint In Development
SharePoint Rolling Out
SharePoint Launched


StaffHub In Development
StaffHub Rolling Out
StaffHub Launched


Sway In Development
Sway Rolling Out
Sway Launched


Windows In Development
Windows Rolling Out
Windows Launched


Word In Development
Word Rolling Out
Word Launched


Yammer In Development
Yammer Rolling Out
Yammer Launched


Written by Tom Morgan

Tom is a Microsoft Teams Platform developer and Microsoft MVP who has been blogging for over a decade. Find out more.
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1 Comment

  1. Tom

    I have cheekily resurfaced you filterable RSS filter in a RSS aggregator on my blog – mainly as I didn’t want test your rss feeds out with colour tags and search. Anyway, the SharePoint Dev Rss feed still shows Mega Menus are “in Development” and yet this has now appeared in my own FR Tenant. Indeed I have been trying to get Microsoft to confirm whether a targeted client feature notification in Message Center is an indication of “Launched” aka GA or “Rolling Out” . Could you shed any light please.


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