Using RSS feeds in IE7

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Using RSS feeds in IE7

  1. 1. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds Using R.S.S. feeds in I.E.7
  2. 2. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. What is R.S.S. ? Using R.S.S. feeds R.S.S. means Really Simple Syndication , it is a way of keeping up with changes to websites or blogs without the need to visit individual sites in your favourites, therefore saving time. What's the point? This tutorial will take you through the process of subscribing to the CITAL blog through R.S.S. feeds using Internet Explorer 7 . The B.B.C. website allows you to subscribe to different sections using R.S.S. feeds.
  3. 3. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds Open your Internet browser and type in the blog address www.teachingandlearningforum.co.uk Any website that displays the orange box means that you can subscribe to its feed. 1
  4. 4. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds Left click on the little arrow next to the feed symbol and a menu will appear. Left click on the highlighted text. 2
  5. 5. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds You will be taken to the feed page. Left click on the subscribe to feed blue writing. 3
  6. 6. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds A menu will appear, just like when saving a favourite. Click subscribe . 4
  7. 7. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds When subscribed, a new message will appear at the top of the webpage. 5
  8. 8. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds Left click on the gold star on the top left hand side of the Internet Browser. Then left click on feeds. If subscribed correctly, the CITAL feed should be present. When an update is posted the title will turn black . To read new updates just left click on the title. 6
  9. 9. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds Clicking on any title in the feed will take you directly to the website. 7
  10. 10. Kirk Hallam Community Technology College. Using R.S.S. feeds Lots of websites now use RSS feeds, making keeping up with developments easy. 8

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