Saturday, February 25, 2006


Frequently asked questions about RSS

What is RSS?
The acronym "RSS" stands for "Really Simple Syndication" or "Rich Site Summary". An RSS feed, also known as a "news feed", is a syndicated news feed in an XML format that you can subscribe to.

What is a news feed reader?
A news feed reader, also known as a "news aggregator", is software that lets you subscribe to RSS feeds.

Why should I use a news feed reader?
Using an RSS feed reader allows you to be alerted when new articles on the topics you're interested in are available. Many feed readers will pop-up a new window when a new article is available, or are integrated into mail clients or web browsers. When you are alerted of the new article, you can click on a link that will take you directly to the article.

Where can I get an RSS feed reader?
There are many freeware and shareware readers, use this link to run a web search for a reader.

What is web syndication?
Syndication on the web means that a section of a Web site is made available for users or other sites to use. The RSS feeds on this page are an example of syndication of

I have some questions or feedback for you regarding these feeds

We welcome your feedback on this feature at

By Ravi

Comments: Post a Comment

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?