What Is RSS?

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What Is RSS?

Have you been seeing orange RSS buttons or "Add to MyYahoo" buttons more and more these days, but don't know what they are. 

"RSS" means "Really Simple Syndication." But that is just a fancy way of saying that you can keep up with all the updates to on how to make your own website without having to check the site every week to see "what's new." Whenever I put up a new page ("BRAND NEW") or update an old one ("UPDATE"), I release it through RSS. And...

As a result...

You can get current website building information without having to spend hours searching on the internet.

Yes, RSS is amazing. No e-mail. No spam. It's so easy to subscribe and unsubscribe. If you get tired of the articles, you just have to delete the feed. It's awesome!

How do you get started? Easy.

Download free RSS Reader first (skip to bottom if you do not want to download software). This is special software that reads the "RSS feeds" from the largest news organizations right down to little old me...

Windows -- RssReader

Mac -- NetNewsWire

Once you're set up, here's all you have to do...

Right-click (control-click for Mac users) on any orange RSS button on a site, blog or news source that interests you. Start by right-clicking on the orange button below. Then...

And that's it! You're subscribed. 

XML RSS Subscribe to my RSS feed

Don't want to download new software? Fortunately, major search and homepage services offer a simple way of adding RSS to your pages.  These are a fantastic, one-step solution to keeping updated with the latest information from your favorite websites. Just click on one of the links below to add this feed to your favorite homepage or blog reader...

Add to Google

Add to My Yahoo!

Add to My MSN

Subscribe with Bloglines

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