Frequently Asked Questions About RSS and News Feeds
What is RSS?
The acronym "RSS" stands for "Really Simple Syndication" or "Rich Site Summary". An RSS feed or news feed is an online file, not in hypertext like this page but formatted in XML for a range of devices.
What is a news feed reader?
News feed reader or news aggregator software combines in one place current links from many news sources.
Why use a news feed reader?
Feed readers allow you to quickly follow the topics you choose. Many feed readers are integrated into e-mail programs or Web browsers, or will pop up a new window when a new article is available.
Where can I get an RSS feed reader?
What is Web syndication?
Syndication on the Web means that a section of a Web site is made available for other sites to use. The Jacobs RSS feed is an example of syndication of jacobsvehiclesystems.com. Readers "subscribe" to the feed simply by pasting the link into a news reader.
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You might have to create an account before using these services.