RSS Feed

What does RSS stand for?

RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication and Rich Site Summary.

How do I create an RSS feed?

The easiest way to create an RSS feed is to use software. We suggest FeedForAll or refer to the make RSS feeds for a detailed description of feed creation.

What can feeds be used for?

Initially RSS feeds were intended for news headlines. The usage has expanded to include forum headlines, new auction listings, updated listings of houses for sale, and a number of other uses. Additional uses for RSS feeds.

How do I read a feed?

Feeds can be viewed either online using a site like my yahoo or by downloading feed reading software.

What is the difference between news aggregators and feed readers?

RSS feed readers and news aggregators are essentially the same thing; both allow for viewing RSS feeds. News aggregators are designed specifically to view news related feeds but technically they can read any feeds.