Have you heard the latest buzz? RSS, short for Really
Simple Syndication, is an exciting new way to populate
your news website, blog or other Internet service with
up-to-the-minute, customized bulletins, broadcasts and
information. RSS is also useful for the individual web
surfer, collecting all of your favorite sources onto one
page with no advertising nuisance. RSS feeds stream fresh
titles, content and summaries with links to the original
source, so you can find what your looking for - easier.
Using RSS, webmasters give visitors news from various
sources without extensive searching, bypassing the original
source. Most major media outlets including ABC News, CNN,
eWeek, iTunes, Netflix, Rolling Stone, The New York Times,
Time and The Washington Post, as well as smaller, niche
websites and blogs, offer RSS or Atom-based feeds, both
similar in nature.
Webmasters can use an aggregator, an application that
manages multiple RSS lists, to add an RSS feed to their
website and present information within a single view.
Content publishers can also make their articles, headlines,
announcements, document listings, calendar items, events
and other dynamic data available via RSS feed. So more
people see your content. Webmasters may use their existing
content management system to generate an RSS feed. They
can also use self-scraping, feed integrations, third-party
scraping or other means. Once the RSS feeds are created,
webmasters need to get the word out by promoting it on
their own site and elsewhere.
For individuals, RSS means customized news from thousands
of sources without pesky ad distractions. Most of the
latest web browsers including Internet Explorer 7, Safari,
Opera, Firefox and Mozilla support RSS feeds. When you
find one you'd like to return to, typically noted by a
blue RSS rectangular or orange sound wave icon on your
address bar, just bookmark it.
Simplify the way you obtain information, and offer website
visitors relevant content for their viewing preferences.
Discover the benefits of Really Simple Syndication.
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