What is RSS?
RSS (Real Simple Syndication) gives users an easy way to keep up
with the latest information being published. An RSS "feed" consists of
headlines from stories that have been recently published, a short
synopsis and a link to the rest of the story. You can organize RSS
content from multiple websites in one convenient location, making it
easier to stay up to date without having to visit each website
How do I start using feeds?
The first thing you need is a news reader. A news reader is a
software application (sometimes Browser-based) which makes it possible
to collect and view RSS feeds in one convenient location. News readers
work by periodically checking each subscription feed for updates
allowing you to view newly posted content.
If you click on a RSS button (),
you can subscribe to the feed in various ways , including by dragging
the URL of the RSS feed into your News Reader or by cutting and pasting
the same URL into a new feed in your reader.
Some browsers, including Firefox, Opera, Safari and Internet
Explorer 7, automatically look for feeds when you visit a website. An
icon will indicate that a website offers an RSS feed, making
subscribing to feeds easier.
How do I get a news reader?
There are a wide range of news readers available and new versions
are appearing all the time. Choose a reader that works on your