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RSS feeds?

Asked by cooksalot (1431points) June 26th, 2008

I want to add an rss feed list, or blog roll so to speak to my web page. Anyone have an idea how to do this or perhaps direct me in the direction of a good tutorial on how to do this?

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marinelife's avatar

Feedburner. It explains how to well on the site.

jrpowell's avatar

Like Marina said Feedburner is a good option.

If you are familiar with PHP MagpieRSS is a good and pretty simple way to deal with RSS feeds.

cooksalot's avatar

I’ll check it out. Thanks!

Vincentt's avatar

Ehm, RSS feeds and blog rolls are something quite different. A blog roll is just a list of links often located in the sidebar. An RSS feed is a list of posts ordered by date in a specific format (RSS), just like HTML is a format. It’s quite easy, a little bit of Googling for how to create an RSS feed should serve you with an answer.

You might want to know there are multiple formats named RSS, the two most common of which are RSS 2.0 and Atom. All big RSS readers support at least those formats, so I recommend you to just find out how to create an Atom feed and you’ll be fine.

If you need more help, feel free to send me a message :)

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RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it.

RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save time by not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy, by not needing to join each site’s email newsletter. The number of sites offering RSS feeds is growing rapidly and includes big names like Yahoo News.

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