What Are Webfeeds (RSS),
and Why Are They Good to Have For Your Website?
is RSS? RSS (Known to stand for Really Simple Syndication, Rich
Site Summary & Rdf Site Summary) is an XML-based format for
distributing and aggregating Web content (such as news headlines).
Using RSS, Web content providers can easily create and disseminate
feeds of data that include, for example, news links, headlines,
special offers, and summaries.
make it easy and efficient to keep track of the latest content published
by your favorite sites. So what's a webfeed?. In a nutshell, a webfeed
is a way for online venues to continuously "feed" you announcements
of their latest content, with links to each new content item.
instantly learn what's new on a site, just check its feed. When
you're trying to follow developments at dozens or hundreds of sites,
your time savings can be enormous. Webfeeds are an emerging communication
medium, not just a technology. They offer considerable advantages
to Internet users and online publishers, and they're an excellent
complement to other kinds of online media.
Have Many Benefits to Business Websites:
site owners have discovered they can easily utilize the information
in RSS feeds to provide fresh web content. RSS feeds are composed
in XML, which is a very simple markup language. Businesses can easily
parse the RSS feed and dynamically. Site visitors can obtain these
same new feeds in there favorite portals such as 'MyYahoo'. The
feeds will continuously update, supplying a steady stream of automatically
generated fresh content.
allows website owners to:
- Provide fresh and relevant content on their website, which
encourages users to return.
- Search engine
spiders will visit your site daily for fresh rss feeds and in
doing so will index your site pages more often (Very Important
for a site owner, this helps with search engine ranking).
- The benefits
of RSS feeds are not limited to webmasters, surfers benefit
from the technology as well
exposure in niche markets.
with user bases and reach potential customers via an alternate
themselves as an industry expert.
you are interested in having your own RSS News Feeds coming from
your website and feeding to the 'MyYahoo' portal or other portals
please contact me for a free consultation
out my news feeds on my Yahoo Portal as shown below in the screenshot:
to Add my feeds to your portal? Here's the url:
add my news feeds to your MyYahoo Portal Page Click
you are interested in having RSS News Feeds coming from your own
website on the MyYahoo portal or other portals please contact
me for a free consultation.