Adding and reading RSS feeds


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Adding and reading RSS feeds

Earlier I mentioned something called RSS and RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. RSS is a way to view news headlines for a site that supports the RSS standard and the way you can tell if a site supports RSS is up in the Address bar, you will see this blue RSS entry. So what does this really look like in practice. Well we go to My Faves, we'll go to MacWorld because I know they have an RSS feed. And here's RSS. Click on the RSS button and you get a page that shows you just the headlines for the stories on that page.

I mouse over them and noticed the line appears indicating that this is a link. RSS feeds are a very easy way to scan the headlines of a busy site. If you visit a lot of sites during the day for example you go to a news site. And we'll go to one. Go to News > CNN. And we click RSS, Top Stories because they offer a couple of different feeds, and here are CNN's headlines. Again we can just select the headline. If we wanted to read the full story, we would cli...

Adding and reading RSS feeds
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Adding and reading RSS feeds provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard Essential Training

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