RSS stands for “really simple syndication.” It is a way to have a Web site’s content delivered to you instead of you having to surf to a site and hunt for what interests you.
RSS through Browser Integration
If you’d like this option, the browser will constantly monitor the site and informs you of any updates. The browser can also be asked to automatically download the new data. Some web browsers, such as internet explorer, already have the browser integration feed option. Other browsers such as Firefox and Chrome allow the installation of an extension as per below instructions. You can subscribe to a feed by clicking on the browser's feed icon.
In order to view an RSS feed in Google's Chrome browser it is necessary to add the RSS Chrome Extension. This is a very simple process and the steps are as follows:
In order to view an RSS feed in Mozilla's Firefox browser it is necessary to add the RSS Firefox Add-on. This is a very simple process and the steps are as follows:
- In your Firefox browser open https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/
- Enter 'Simple RSS Reader' in the search box (top right)
- Press your 'Enter' key
- In the results click the '+ Add to Firefox' button next to 'Simple RSS Reader'
To view the RSS feed, click here.
Browser integration in Outlook
RSS feeds can also be integrated in Outlook. Many websites offer RSS feeds so that when an article is posted, it is also sent to your RSS Feed folder in Microsoft Outlook 2013. For more details, please follow this link: http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/outlook-help/subscribe-to-an-rss-feed-HA102749404.aspx