Posts Tagged ‘RSS’
Explain RSS and how do you use an RSS feed reader?
RSS stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’ and although it does exactly what it says on the tin, you’re probably still none the wiser.
To explain RSS is simple. RSS is a bit of software that records all new information posted on a website or blog and makes it available to …well anyone that wants it via an ‘RSS feed reader’.
Can’t I just go straight to the website itself and have a look?
Good question and the answer is of course that you can. But to explain RSS a little further, let’s suppose you had 10 websites that you visited regularly to see if anything new had been posted. That’s 10 URLs to type in, 10 websites to hunt around looking for new stuff and then possibly 10 or more new articles to either read all at once or to manually bookmark to read later. That’s hard work. Read more »
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