RSS is a defined standard based on XML with the specific purpose of delivering updates to web-based content. Using this standard, webmasters provide headlines and fresh content in a succinct manner. Meanwhile, consumers use RSS readers and news aggregators to collect and monitor their favorite feeds in one centralized program or location. Content viewed in the RSS reader or news aggregator is place known as an RSS feed.
RSS is becoming increasing popular. The reason is fairly simple. RSS is a free and easy way to promote a site and its content without the need to advertise or create complicated content sharing partnerships.
How to subscribe RSS feed ?
There are many RSS reader available to choose, such as SharpReader, RssReader, Tristana Reader, FeedDemon and mxie. And some of the RSS reader requires .NET framework to be installed to be able to work, it can be update it from "Windows update" or you may download it from http://tinyurl.com/2fncu
How to use RSS reader?
1. Download and install RSS reader from http://www.sharpreader.net 2. To add a new feed to your RSS reader : - right click on the and locate the web address (url) of the RSS feed (XML file) that you wish to subscribe - add the url to your RSS reader channel.
The information in the feed will be updated when the feed contains new content.