What is RSS? | AUTO POST RSS FEED | RSS | PostRSS.com

Posted: 2017-01-27

RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an to whoever wants it.
Why RSS? Benefits and Reasons for using
solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save time by not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy, by not needing to join each site’s email newsletter. The number of sites offering is growing rapidly and includes big names like Yahoo News.

What do I need to do to read an Feed? Readers and News Aggregators
Reader or News Aggregator software allow you to grab the from various sites and display them for you to read and use.

A variety of Readers are available for different platforms. Some popular feed 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.

Once you have your Feed Reader, it is a matter of finding sites that syndicate content and adding their to the list of feeds your Feed Reader checks. Many sites display a small icon with the acronyms RSS, XML, or RDF to let you know a feed is available.

 

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