RSS is a very simple and efficient way of getting up to date information from the websites.
Using this technology we can tell a website to let you know every time that they update the information. Already, millions of people are being using this technology world wide to read their favorite websites without directly visiting them. RSS stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’.
The Problems With Bookmarking
The old style of bookmarking is a very slow and tedious way of checking your favorite sites for updated information.
- Daily you need to point your browser to each and every favorite website to check for updates.
- Managing bookmarks gets complicated when the list of websites are growing.
- You end up checking same information over and over again on sites that don’t update very often.
How to Use RSS
There are many popular RSS-aware tools available for free, which will aggregate all the feeds in a single place for easy reading. The Most popular RSS aggregator is Google Reader.
Anyone can access this service with their existing Gmail accounts.The best way to learn how to use either Google Reader is to simply subscribe to some feeds and give it a go.
How to Find RSS Feeds
The quick and easy way to subscribe to any RSS feed is just clicking on the little orange button on your favorite websites and selecting your RSS-readers like Google Reader.