Exchanging content via RSS


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Exchanging content via RSS

One way that websites exchange information is via a format called RSS or Really Simple Syndication. Drupal has a feature built-in that let's you both publish information from your website and subscribe to information from websites throughout the Internet. Before we get into talking about how Drupal publishes and subscribes to RSS feeds, here's a brief description of what RSS is. RSS is typically a format for publishing serial material such as blogs, periodicals, and community sites. It's used for publishing information that's updated frequently, for example, a newspaper would publish its news stories through RSS. It doesn't make much sense to publish static information through RSS since the newsreaders grab it and then replace the old information with new information. If your information doesn't change frequently, it would quickly be pushed to the bottom. In RSS, content is syndicated through a feed or a channel. You may hear both words. That content is then vi...

Exchanging content via RSS
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Exchanging content via RSS provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6 Essential Training

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