About RSS News Feeds
What is RSS and News Feeds?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based format for sharing and distributing Web content, such as news headlines. Using an RSS reader, you can view data feeds from various news sources and web sites such as www.wheelsonwalls.com, including headlines, summaries and links to full stories.
What is content syndication?
Content syndication refers to providing the content of a web site/journal structured by means of an XML feed. These feeds can be consumed by news readers and other computer services.
If you encounter orange XML buttons on various sites you visit, these buttons are referring to the fact that the site is syndicated in XML. XML provides the standard structure that syndicated content is delivered in. RSS and ATOM feeds are frequently referred to as simply "XML Feeds".
Where can I get a news reader?
You have many choices. Here are a few:
How can I subscribe to a site using my news reader?
You can subscribe to a sites feed by using either the URL of the feed you want to subscribe to, or by using a direct link to a site's XML feed. Just enter either into the add subscription area of your news reader and your feed will be automatically detected and added to your news.