Getting started with RSS

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First we declare it as an XML file (RSS is an XML standard), thenrepparttar 150485 RSS tag and version (at this time, 2.0 isrepparttar 150486 latest). Then we start withrepparttar 150487 channel which contains some general description ofrepparttar 150488 feed and provider like title, link, description, and finallyrepparttar 150489 actual items. Each item contains a title, a brief description, a publication date and a link torepparttar 150490 rest ofrepparttar 150491 item. To see allrepparttar 150492 information you can display, check outrepparttar 150493 official RSS 2.0 specification.

There are several ways to read an RSS feed:

  • Using your browser or even notepad --since it's just an XML file (formatted flat text).
  • Using a standalone desktop aggregator --such as FeedDemon, SharpReader, RssReader, and others.
  • Using your e-mail client --NewsGator Email Edition plugs into Outlook Express, Eudora, Entourage, Apple Mail, or other POP3 e-mail clients and lets you receive RSS feeds right in your e-mail window. The same company's Outlook Edition integrates RSS with Microsoft Outlook. And Mozilla's Thunderbird e-mail client comes with RSS-reading capabilities built in.
  • Using your mobile device --using a service such as FeedBeep, NewsGator Mobile Edition, Yahoo Mobile, or Elfinland.

    To create an RSS for your own site, there isrepparttar 150494 option to create it by hand, or using a software like FeedForAll, or an online service like RSS creator.

    Finally, to search for established RSS feeds you can use our very own RSS search engine, and to quickly submit your RSS feed to several directories, you can use our RSS submit tool.

    Jorge Gonzalez is one of the creators of the RSS search engine:

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