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Rss

  1. 1. RSS: What is it? <ul><li>- RSS is a tool that will deliver new content from your favorite websites directly to you, rather than you having to browse online to find it. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>- You &quot;subscribe&quot; to RSS by adding the feed to an RSS Reader - This is a piece of software that checks the feeds and lets you read any new articles that have been added. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>- Many websites now have RSS Feeds, which are usually indicated by the orange RSS button. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>- RSS Feeds are in a format called XML - this makes the web page easier for computers to read it. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Did you know? <ul><li>- There are many RSS Readers that you can use for free. You can choose one you access from your web browser or one that you download to your desktop. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>- Popular web browser readers include Google ( www.google.com/reader ) and Bloglines ( www.bloglines.com ). </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable readers include FeedDemon for Windows ( www.newsgator.com/Individuals/FeedDemon ) and NewsFire for Mac ( www.newsfirerss.com ) </li></ul>
  7. 7. How? <ul><li>- First, sign up to the RSS reader of your choice. </li></ul><ul><li>- Then find the orange RSS buttons on your favorite websites and click on them. </li></ul><ul><li>- Copy and paste the url in your browser's address bar into your RSS Reader. </li></ul>

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