A to Z about RSS
A Peep into the RSS Terminology
RSS content is delivered through RSS feeds. These are simple files structured in
a specific way. [A type of xml]
RSS stands for either Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary. RSS
files (which are also called RSS feeds or channels) simply contain a list of items.
Usually, each item contains a title, summary, and a link to a URL. RSS files look
a lot like HTML code. . It is up to the user to use this information in any way that
You should provide an RSS feed if you want to distribute your information to a
vast and fast-growing community of users, who are more interested in knowing
about your topic. In general, people who write articles or publish newsletters
benefit the most. Most blog software allows you to offer RSS feed of the blog
posts. You can also offer your press releases through an RSS feed.
In general, anything that you publish frequently can be offered as an RSS feed.
For example in the share market, the prices of the shares are always fluctuating.
People holding shares or those who are interested in that business would like to
stay updated about the price of their shares. When RSS feeds are created for
such fields it will be of very great use undoubtedly.
Soon, you will find online retailers and other catalog companies also offering
RSS feeds of their product range.
There are 2 main components of a RSS feed.