What is an RSS feed?

RSS Feeds uses a standard web feed format to publish frequently updated information: blog entries, news headlines, audio, video. An RSS document (called "feed" or "web feed") includes full or summarized text, and metadata, like publishing date and author's name.

RSS feeds enable publishers to distribute content and facilitate public access  A standard XML file format ensures compatibility with many different machines/programs/software.

RSS feeds benefit users who want to receive timely updates from favorite websites or to aggregate data from many sites.

Subscribing to a feed removes the need for the user to manually check the website for new content. Instead, newsreaders like http://www.netvibes.com constantly monitors the site and informs the user of any updates. 



Content

  1. How do I import my feeds into Netvibes?
  2. How do I export an OPML file?
  3. How do I delete my public dashboard?
  4. How do I delete my private dashboard?
  5. How do I turn a private dashboard into a public one?
  6. My dashboard lost its content
  7. Embed a private/public dashboard into another website
  8. How often will Netvibes update my feeds?
  9. Why are some of my feeds are only checked once a day?
  10. 'There is no news in this feed' error message
  11. Icon associated with a particular web site is not updating
  12. 'Looks like this feed is not valid or currently not responding' message
  13. Feed app is stuck on loading
  14. Thumbnails not displayed on the 'Link' app
  15. Can't add multiple Bookmarks apps with different content on the dashboard
  16. How do I unsubscribe from a feed?
  17. How do I setup custom sharing?
  18. Why are some feeds truncated?
  19. Does Netvibes allow users to manage several Twitter accounts?
  20. Does Netvibes allow users to manage several Facebook Fan pages ?
  21. How do I track updates from a site that doesn't provide RSS feed?
  22. How do I setup a custom sharing to a Google Plus business page?
  23. I have noticed in checking through many of the widgets that they do not work?
  24. Now that Twitter has removed RSS feeds does Netvibes have an alternative?
  25. Is there a limit to the amount of stories that can be stored in Saved articles?
  26. Doc are you telling me you built a time machine?
  27. How do I share on LinkedIn?
  28. How do I share on Tumblr?
  29. How do I share on Pocket?
  30. How do I share on Reddit?
  31. How do I share on bit.ly?
  32. How do I share on Instapaper?
  33. How do I share on Delicious?
  34. How do I share on Readability?
  35. How do I add a podcast?
  36. How does recently read work?
  37. How does slow feeds work?
  38. How do I add an icon to a tab?
  39. How do I change the column layouts of my tabs?
  40. How do I change the Dashboard name?
  41. How do I create an OPML file from a list of RSS URLs?
  42. Feeds do not update anymore
  43. If you encounter any trouble accessing your account
  44. Why are some articles automatically marked as read?
  45. How long does Netvibes store my articles?
  46. How do I move and copy tabs between two dashboards?
  47. Drag & Follow: How do I set up a stream of a Twitter or Facebook user?
  48. What is an RSS feed?
  49. How can I monitor and analyse Pinterest?
  50. How do I show All or Only unread articles?
  51. What are essential search apps?
  52. How do I remove duplicated feeds?
  53. Can you investigate the information behind the analytics?
  54. Is there a limit to the amount of Apps that can be added?

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