Wednesday, September 27, 2006

A Simple Illustration of RSS for Abecedarians

RSS an abbreviation of "Really Simple Syndication" is a powerful way to distribute headlines to wide number of people.

If you are a beginner and willing to try "RSS" for the first time,then you may find this post helpful.Follow the below steps to get an overview of RSS

Step 1:Open the site you want to get updates or headlines.
For example Abecedarian

Step 2:Right click on the orange icon or the link which claims to provide the feed as shown in the figure and copy the link location using the "Copy Link Location" option.

Step 3:Now open Bloglines website which is one of the many "Feed aggregators".Sign Up with that site.It's free.

Step 4:Click on MyFeeds.Then click on Add option provided by Bloglines.

Step 5:Paste the link you got from your favourite website and click Subscribe button.

The rest will be taken care by Bloglines .It collects all the headlines with a brief introduction and displays it for you.If you like a particular article ,you can click on the headline link and navigate to your site.
You can unsubscribe from any feed at any time using the option provided by your respective feed aggregator.

Follow the above steps to add more feeds.

Related Links : Know About RSS

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