A to Z about RSS HTML version
The RSS aggregators come in many different forms and flavors. The most
popular are desktop applications and RSS aggregation Web services.
In the case of desktop RSS aggregators, end-users have to download
them to their computers and install them there.
In RSS aggregation Web services, on the other hand, the users can
create their own accounts and then use those websites to view RSS
content directly from their Web browsers.
After installing an RSS aggregator or registering at a web-based RSS aggregator
web Service, the user needs to proactively add the link to your RSS feed in to the
Aggregator to view your content.
When any new content item is modified or updated in the RSS feed, the user is
notified of that through his RSS aggregator. The content is also immediately
available to him, without having to face any SPAM filters and other obstacles on
RSS being essentially a pull-content delivery channel, that is, in order to receive
content via RSS the end-users need to subscribe to the RSS feeds they desire.
Content cannot be delivered to people who have not granted permission to be
contacted by you. At the same time, the other side of the coin is also true! The
user who had given permission once can revoke it instantly, taking away your
capability of communicating to them.
This fact makes the marketers and publishers more alert and force them to send
only relevant information to their subscribers. Therefore, the chance of the user
stopping the subscription suddenly is very remote. He is assured of receiving
only information that is of use and interest to him. This is why exactly RSS is very