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Reading RSS Feeds with an RSS Aggregator

RSS or Really Simple Syndication or Rich Site Summary is the latest information management tool that is gradually earning popularity among web users and website owners. With RSS technology Nick Nelson Jersey , it is possible to get the latest postings from your favorite websites. But clicking on the RSS or XML button in a homepage is not enough to give you the service you need. An RSS feed or code displayed in the pop-up screen if not on the main page is composed of symbols and words that would only make sense to advanced RSS users and computer programmers and software enthusiasts. Another software tool called an RSS aggregator or reader is needed.

An aggregator works by scanning the worldwide web with latest postings based on the RSS code (containing the website鈥檚 URL) provided or added by the user. When it finds a new posting, news, or update Arden Key Jersey , it will publish the RSS feed on your home page containing the title of the posting, which also serves as a clickable link to the website source. This RSS feed may or may not contain the whole article, a summary Brandon Parker Jersey , and photos, depending on what RSS aggregator you are using.

Aggregators come in two types: the downloadable program or desktop-type and the online or web-based type. The desktop aggregator usually charges a certain amount for its services; this would include regular updating in the form of upgrades or patches to the original version. This type of RSS reader allows more customization of RSS feeds as well as page format or design over its on-line counterparts. But of course, price can be a drawback.

On-line or web-based aggregators are free of charge. All you need to do is register an account with them then you can start enjoying their services. Depending on the 鈥渂rand鈥?of the aggregator Mario Edwards Jr Raiders Jersey , customization is more limited. Some even do not allow you to customize at all.

Product and service advertisers are realizing the potential of RSS aggregators in internet marketing. In fact, several submit RSS codes to several popular web-based aggregators to reach the growing technophile and internet-based market. My Yahoo has been instrumental in popularizing RSS technology to both users and website owners and advertisers.

At present, there are many aggregators to choose from and newer versions of the same aggregator are constantly developed by its programmers.

Below are some of these desktop and online aggregators:
Desktop Aggregators
1. AmphetaDesk
– free
– supports Linux Karl Joseph Raiders Jersey , Mac, and Windows
– easy addition of RSS feeds

– not maximized use of screen display
– few options for customizing

2. FeedDemon
– user friendly
– free trial version
– contains prepared popular feeds
– allows filtering of RSS feeds
– configurable 鈥渨atch list鈥?to manage junk RSS feeds
– search channel feature that incorporates other RSS services e.g. Feedster
– allows feed storage for future use
– tabbed browsers for channel navigation
– built-in podcast receiver

– supports only Internet Explorer (embedded)
– paid software (`$29.95)

Online Aggregators
1. Bloglines
– all major browsers supported (e.g. Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer David Sharpe Raiders Jersey , Firefox)
– user-friendly especially for beginners
– free, web-based aggregator
– easy registration
– no advertisements
– contains its own directory of RSS feeds of thousands of websites
– personal email account for subscribing to newsletter emails (optional)
– allows privacy adjustments for personal blogs
– allows saved searches
– mobile version available
– 10 languages supported
– Additional add-on tools for automated blogrolls and subscription buttons

2. NewsGator
– free (consumer-standard version)
– provides personalized news channel
– allows translation of RSS articles into email format
– synchronization of feeds in several devices possible
– browse and search feed capabilities save time on surfing
– allows keyword filtering
– blog headlines
– button-click automatic subscription to news feeds

– Outlook-based thus limited to Windows

3. My Yahoo
– Free web-based aggregator
– user-friendly
– customizable home page design
– button-click subscription to RSS feeds
– built-in directory and search tool for feeds
– wide variety of feeds e.g. news (science, technology Eddie Vanderdoes Raiders Jersey , local), weather
– connects to all Yahoo features and services

– banner advertisements

There are also lightweight RSS aggregator extensions which are actually plug-ins to existing internet browsers. An example of which is Sage aggregator.

– free of charge
– beginner-friendly
– reeds both RSS and Atom feeds
– allows feed discovery
– can be assimilated to Firefox bookmark (storage and live)
– allows OPML feed lists imports and exports
– customizable style sheets
– supports a wide range of locales e.g. Catalan, Italian Obi Melifonwu Raiders Jersey , Japanese, Spanish, Korean Gareon Conley Raiders Jersey , Polish, Slovenian, etc.
– easy installation

– good for about 12 RSS feeds
– limited use to Mozilla-Firefox and Mozilla-Firefox supported browsers

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