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Web feeds explained

What is a web feed?

Web feeds are often referred to as RSS (Really Simple Syndication). Feeds are a popular means of sharing regularly updated content (such as news headlines and blog articles) without requiring readers to constantly visit a Web site to see what's new. Feeds contain titles, short descriptions, and hyperlinks to longer articles or Web pages, as well as a linked reference back to the originating site. New content and links in web feeds are updated automatically.

How do I start using web feeds?

First you need a feed reader (also called news reader or feed aggregator), which is a piece of software that checks web feeds and lets you read any new articles that have been added to them. There are two types of feed readers:

How does a feed reader work?

Most feed readers look more or less the same. The often have the following features:

An example of a web based feed reader called "Google Reader":
Google Reader

Feed reader applications

A few of the feed readers available:

Web based Windows macOS Linux
Google Reader
Bloglines
My Yahoo
Newz Crawler
FeedDemon
Awasu
NetNewsWire
Newsfire
Liferea
Akregator

Learn Chinese using web feeds

MDBG offers you free web feeds to improve / maintain your Chinese vocabulary, please try them out: MDBG vocabulary feeds.




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