What Is RSS?
RSS (Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary) is a tool for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers have their content available as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it.
Why RSS? Benefits and Reasons for using RSS
RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save time by getting all of information in one location and not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy by not needing to join each site's email newsletter. The number of sites offering RSS feeds is growing rapidly and includes big names like Yahoo News.
What do I need to do to read an RSS Feed? RSS Feed Readers and News Aggregators
Feed Reader or News Aggregator software allow you to grab the RSS feeds from various sites and display them for you to read and use.
How do I Subscribe to an RSS Feed?
Once you have your Feed Reader, it is a matter of finding sites that syndicate content and adding their RSS feed to the list of feeds your Feed Reader checks. Many sites display a small icon with the acronyms RSS, XML, or RDF to let you know a feed is available, such as this icon .
Subscribe to these UW-La Crosse RSS Feeds
- UW-La Crosse Campus News
- UW-La Crosse Campus Events
- UW-La Crosse Spotlight
- UW-La Crosse Emergency Information
Information found at Whatisrss.com