Considering the ever-increasing support for RSS in online communities, we have
compiled a list of resources and products that will benefit webmasters, web
surfers and publishers in their quest to understand the power of RSS. RSS has
rapidly become an alternative communication venue. In order to understand the
full benefits, consider utilizing some of the following tools and resources.
1. RSS Tools RSS feeds bring automatically updated information straight to
your desktop. You can monitor or promote news, job listings, personals, and
classifieds using RSS. The following tools assist webmasters in using RSS to
maximize their time.
RSS Readers - RSS readers are designed as tools to view RSS feeds, making it
easier for users to view and manage the content of a feed. Feed readers make
it easy to mark feeds as read or flag items that are important. The following
are some of our favorite RSS readers:
FeedDemon is a client that
can retrieve and organize RSS feeds from the Internet. It comes pre-configured
with several news feeds, and you can easily add your own by adding the URL for
an RSS feed of your choice. FeedDemon offers an attractive and easy-to-use
interface with integrated web browsing.
2. RSS Creation Tools As RSS feeds have increased in popularity and breadth
publishers and webmasters have struggled to find a solution to create RSS feeds.
The following tools will assist webmasters in creating RSS feeds:
FeedForAll Desktop software
used to create, edit, manage and publish RSS feeds. New RSS feeds can be quickly
and easily created with FeedForAll. Advanced features enable you to create
professional-looking RSS feeds quickly. Existing RSS feeds can be repaired and
enhanced with FeedForAll. RSS feeds generated by other means can be automatically
repaired, so that they conform to the RSS 2.0 specification. Existing feeds can
be enhanced to contain advanced feed properties, and give them a more professional look.
3. RSS Articles and Tutorials Articles and tutorials based on RSS and designed
to demystify Really Simple Syndication for users and publishers. RSS Specifications
- RSS Specifications contains a collection of articles related to RSS and news
feeds that assist both publishers and users in deciphering Really Simple Syndication.
contains a collection of articles related to RSS and news feeds that assist both publishers
and users in deciphering really simple syndication. Or the articles can be read in
an RSS feed.
Make RSS Feeds Step by step
instructional tutorial detailing how to manually create an RSS feed.
4. Ebay Monitoring Using RSS Monitor online auctions for specific items of
interest. As eBay has grown it has become difficult to discern and locate specific
auction items. By using RSS tools users can easily recieve instant notification
when a specific item is being auctioned.
Free Bidding Tools Monitor
online auctions for specific items of interest. As eBay has grown it has become
difficult to discern and locate specific auction items. By using RSS tools users
can easily receive instant notification when a specific item is being auctioned.
5. Web Monitoring Monitor the Internet for specific news items or blog topics
of interest. A number of free online RSS tools make web monitoring very easy.
6. Other RSS Tools Alternative tools for creative webmasters.
7. RSS Graphic Tool Websites that have RSS feeds available use colorful graphics
as flags to indicate to web surfers that RSS feeds are available for specific content.
RSS Graphic Tool
Customize RSS buttons. If you have limited time and lack artistic abilities, use
this free online RSS graphic tool to create an RSS button. The button's color and
text can be customized to suit the look and feel of your website.