What is RSS?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds are free feeds from web sites displaying links,
headlines, and summaries that also link back to the full-text articles on the participationg
web site. RSS feeds allow websites to share and display information from multiple
sources automatically. RSS in an easy way to get information that interests you
as it is available, rather than checking multiple websites every day to look for
Why use an RSS Reader?
RSS readers and other software allow you to subscribe to various feeds and display
them in one organized location.
How do I get an RSS reader?
Popular RSS readers include Amphetadesk (Windows,
Linux, Mac), FeedReader (Windows), and NewsGator (Windows - integrates with Outlook). There are
also a number of web-based feed readers available. My Yahoo,
Bloglines, and Google Reader
are popular web-based feed readers.
What does syndication mean?
Syndication on the web refers to when a section of a website is made available for
other sites to display, and for people to get a summary of recently updated material
across the web.
Where can I learn more about RSS?