RSS FAQs

[ 0 ] February 15, 2007 |

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is it?
A method for communicating summarized information (“RSS feed”), which is linked to more detailed information. It’s like skimming the headlines of a newspaper.

Why use it?
RSS allows information to flow directly to you from multiple sources without having to manually revisit all the websites. Every time a website is updated, the information flows into your “feed reader”. It’s FREE.

How to use it?
1. Try clicking on Kidoinfo’s RSS link and see what happens. rss feed Your browser (such as Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer) may have built-in support for viewing RSS feeds. Or you might see a mess of XML code – go to step 2.
2. Get free software and follow their instructions for subscribing to RSS feeds.
Try: Bloglines, Feedreader, Googler Reader, or NewsGator

What do you think?
Click comments below and tell us which RSS software you use and if Kidoinfo’s RSS feed works for you.

MORE
– RSS history and details from Wikipedia
– Look up technology terms in Webopedia

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Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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