What are RSS Feeds?

RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication (or Rich Site Summary). RSS allows you to subscribe to online information, such as news headlines, and have this content be delivered your personal news reader/feed aggregator. The following icons indicate content is syndicated and available via RSS: , , .

How do I subscribe to RSS Feeds?

To subscribe to a feed, you will need a Web-based or a downloadable feed reader/aggregator (see below). Once you have a feed reader, follow the program's instructions to subscribe to a feed.

How do I find an RSS Reader/Aggregator?

  • Web-based aggregators: There are many Web-based aggregators to choose from. Some examples are My Yahoo,and  Netvibes.
  • Browser-based aggregators: Browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Safari offer integrated RSS feed readers.
  • Client aggregators: Are RSS aggregator programs you download to your computer.

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This page was last modified on November 8, 2014