What Is RSS?
may have been seeing those little orange RSS
buttons around the Internet. If you were wondering what they are...
It's "the next big thing" -- you can use it to get newsfeeds from CNN
or BBC, as well as just about anything else, including news on upcoming
movies, DVD releases, your favorite musician's tour updates, etc.
Once you get started, it's like having your favorite parts of the Web
come to you. No need to go out and check for updates all the time.
"RSS" means "Really Simple Syndication." What it means to you is that
when you subscribe to a site that has an RSS feed, you can keep
up-to-date without having to check the site every
day or week.
How do you get started? Easy!
Download a free RSS Reader first. This is special
software that reads the RSS feeds...
Windows -- RssReader
Mac -- NetNewsWire
Once you're set up, here's all you have to do...
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...
Select Copy Shortcut
("Copy Link to Clipboard" for Mac, "Copy Link Location" for Firefox
browsers), and paste that URL into your RSS Reader.
And that's it! You're subscribed.
Right-click and get started.
want to download new software?
Subscribe through My Yahoo!, Feedly...
Add hodgepodgerie.com RSS to your "My Yahoo! account"
Add hodgepodgerie.com RSS to your Feedly account.