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  4.    <title>RSS Tutorial</title>
  5.    <description>RSS Tutorial Change Log.  
  6. The tutorial provides:
  7. Introduction and overview of RSS.
  8. For subscribers, consuming RSS.
  9. For webmasters, generating content using RSS.
  10. For publishers, creating RSS feeds.
  11. RSS Reference material.</description>
  12.    <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/</link>
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  14.    <generator>Wizard Creek Consulting Admin</generator>
  15.    <docs>http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss</docs>
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  18.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/</link>
  19.        <title>RSS Tutorial</title>
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  21.    <managingEditor>[email protected](Les Bain)</managingEditor>
  22.    <webMaster>[email protected](Les Bain)</webMaster>
  23.    <copyright>Copyright 2005 - 2009 by Les Bain of Wizard Creek Consulting - 2011 by RSS Tutorial</copyright>
  24.    <pubDate>Mon, 17 Jan 2011 23:52:08 -0800</pubDate>
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  28.    <item>
  29.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Why subscribe to RSS Feeds?</title>
  30.        <pubDate>Sat, 29 Oct 2005 13:27:18 -0700</pubDate>
  31.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-why-subscribe-to-feeds.htm</link>
  32.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-why-subscribe-to-feeds.htm</guid>
  33.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  34.        <description><![CDATA[RSS can automate web surfing, create a virtual custom newspaper, and help you stay current in your areas of expertise or interest.
  35. <ul>
  36. <li>Subscribing to RSS feeds is automated web surfing.
  37. <li>Subscribing to RSS feeds can create a custom newspaper on your desktop.
  38. <li>Subscribing to RSS feeds can deliver targeted and timely information.
  39. <li>Subscribing to RSS feeds allows you to monitor your own RSS feeds. </li></ul>]]></description>
  40.        <category>Benefit 1: Using RSS to Stay Current</category>
  41.    </item>
  42.    
  43.    <item>
  44.        <title>RSS Tutorial - What is RSS?</title>
  45.        <pubDate>Mon, 24 Oct 2005 20:40:10 -0700</pubDate>
  46.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-it.htm</link>
  47.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-it.htm</guid>
  48.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  49.        <description><![CDATA[RSS is a syndication standard supported by an XML file type.
  50. <ul>
  51. <li>RSS Stands for Really Simple Syndication.
  52. <li>RSS feed is a type of XML file that resides on an internet server.
  53. <li>RSS is used for the specific purpose or conveying information that a website or blog has been updated.
  54. <li>RSS is a standard for publishing regular updates to web-based content. </li></ul>]]></description>
  55.        <category>Introduction and Overview</category>
  56.    </item>
  57.    
  58.    <item>
  59.        <title>RSS Tutorial - What is RSS Good For?</title>
  60.        <pubDate>Sun, 23 Oct 2005 20:25:49 -0700</pubDate>
  61.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-it-good-for.htm</link>
  62.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-it-good-for.htm</guid>
  63.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  64.        <description><![CDATA[RSS is a hot new technology. But what is it good for?
  65. <p>RSS can help us do three things. </p>
  66. <OL>
  67. <li>RSS can help find information on the Internet in our areas of expertise or interest.
  68. <li>RSS can help provide content for websites and blogs.
  69. <li>RSS can help bring additional traffic to a website or blog. </li></OL>]]></description>
  70.        <category>Introduction and Overview</category>
  71.    </item>
  72.    
  73.    <item>
  74.        <title>RSS Tutorial - What is all the Fuss About?</title>
  75.        <pubDate>Sat, 22 Oct 2005 20:18:46 -0700</pubDate>
  76.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-all-the-fuss-about.htm</link>
  77.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-all-the-fuss-about.htm</guid>
  78.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  79.        <description><![CDATA[There is a great deal of fuss about RSS
  80. <ul>
  81. <li>Each of the three major internet companies (Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft) are rapidly implementing RSS functionality.
  82. <li>Dozens of RSS tools and products are available.
  83. <li>The Tech Press and the regular media are publishing about RSS.
  84. <li>Most media companies have started to use RSS. </li></ul>
  85. <p>This tutorial will explain what the fuss is all about, and how RSS can be helpful to both web surfers and webmasters.</p>]]></description>
  86.        <category>Introduction and Overview</category>
  87.    </item>
  88.    
  89.    <item>
  90.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Using RSS to Create Content</title>
  91.        <pubDate>Wed, 09 Nov 2005 00:28:37 -0800</pubDate>
  92.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-create-content.htm</link>
  93.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-create-content.htm</guid>
  94.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  95.        <description><![CDATA[You can use RSS to put content on your website or blog. Usually this means putting headlines or a short paragraph of information on your website or blog with a link back to the original post or article.
  96. <p>Use RSS Feeds to create Content for your website</p>
  97. <ul>
  98. <li>Using RSS feeds to create content can provide entire webpages or enriched webpages.
  99. <li>Using RSS feeds to create content has some issues including copyright, SEO, and technical issues.
  100. <li>Using RSS feeds to create content demonstrated in some examples. One webpage created entirely from an RSS feed is in the top ten search results from Google. </li></ul>Using RSS feeds to create content has some issues including copyright, SEO, and technical issues. Using RSS feeds to create content demonstrated in some examples. One webpage created entirely from an RSS feed is in the top ten search results from Google.]]></description>
  101.        <category>Benefit 2: Using RSS to Create Content</category>
  102.    </item>
  103.    
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  105.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2009/12/02</title>
  106.        <pubDate>Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:45:18 -0800</pubDate>
  107.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-12-02</link>
  108.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-12-02</guid>
  109.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  110.        <description><![CDATA[Periodic Review and Update is complete.
  111. <ul>
  112. <li>Added New Material</li>
  113. <li>Added a Comment System using Echo Comments</li>
  114. </ul>]]></description>
  115.        <category>Change Log</category>
  116.    </item>
  117.    
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  119.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2009/11/01</title>
  120.        <pubDate>Sun, 01 Nov 2009 01:01:52 -0700</pubDate>
  121.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-11-01</link>
  122.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-11-01</guid>
  123.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  124.        <description><![CDATA[Periodic Review of the RSS Tutorial to make sure all information and links are current.  Completed the Publishers Section.
  125. <ul>
  126. <li>Updated obsolete links.</li>
  127. <li>Made minor revisions</li>
  128. </ul>]]></description>
  129.        <category>Change Log</category>
  130.    </item>
  131.    
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  133.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2009/10/17</title>
  134.        <pubDate>Sat, 17 Oct 2009 14:15:41 -0700</pubDate>
  135.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-10-17</link>
  136.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-10-17</guid>
  137.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  138.        <description><![CDATA[Periodic Review of the RSS Tutorial to make sure all information and links are current.  Completed the WebMasters Section.
  139. <ul>
  140. <li>Updated obsolete links.</li>
  141. <li>Made minor revisions</li>
  142. </ul>]]></description>
  143.        <category>Change Log</category>
  144.    </item>
  145.    
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  147.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2009/10/13</title>
  148.        <pubDate>Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:49:09 -0700</pubDate>
  149.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-10-13</link>
  150.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-10-13</guid>
  151.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  152.        <description><![CDATA[Periodic Review of the RSS Tutorial to make sure all information and links are current.  Completed the Subscribers Section.
  153. <ul>
  154. <li>Updated obsolete links.</li>
  155. <li>Made minor revisions</li>
  156. </ul>]]></description>
  157.        <category>Change Log</category>
  158.    </item>
  159.    
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  161.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2009/09/29</title>
  162.        <pubDate>Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:27:18 -0700</pubDate>
  163.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-09-29</link>
  164.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2009-09-29</guid>
  165.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  166.        <description><![CDATA[Periodic Review of the RSS Tutorial to make sure all information and links are current.
  167. <ul>
  168. <li>Reviewed the 6 introduction and overview lessons.</li>
  169. <li>Updated obsolete links.</li>
  170. <li>Made minor revisions.&nbsp;</li></ul>]]></description>
  171.        <category>Change Log</category>
  172.    </item>
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  175.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/06/20</title>
  176.        <pubDate>Fri, 20 Jun 2008 22:38:04 -0700</pubDate>
  177.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-06-20</link>
  178.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-06-20</guid>
  179.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  180.        <description><![CDATA[Changed Webhosting Vendors.  Moved the RSS Tutorial with everything else.  I am testing to make sure everything made it over correctly.]]></description>
  181.        <category>Change Log</category>
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  185.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/04/15</title>
  186.        <pubDate>Tue, 15 Apr 2008 20:55:19 -0700</pubDate>
  187.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-for-yahoo-groups.php</link>
  188.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-for-yahoo-groups.php</guid>
  189.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  190.        <description><![CDATA[I added a new page for Yahoo Groups and RSS. I kept getting questions about it.
  191. <ul>
  192. <li>The new page describes how to find Yahoo Groups with RSS.</li>
  193. <li>How to use Mail Bucket to subscribe to Yahoo Groups with no native RSS feeds.</li>
  194. </ul>]]></description>
  195.        <category>Change Log</category>
  196.    </item>
  197.    
  198.    <item>
  199.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/04/13</title>
  200.        <pubDate>Sun, 13 Apr 2008 07:15:27 -0700</pubDate>
  201.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-04-13</link>
  202.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-04-13</guid>
  203.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  204.        <description><![CDATA[The Section RSS for webmasters has been revised. The major revisions are as follows:
  205. <ul>
  206. <li>Reviewed the lessons and updated for 2008</li>
  207. <li>Cleaned up all the examples of generating content using RSS</li>
  208. </ul>]]></description>
  209.        <category>Change Log</category>
  210.    </item>
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  213.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/04/07</title>
  214.        <pubDate>Mon, 07 Apr 2008 11:09:51 -0700</pubDate>
  215.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-04-07</link>
  216.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-04-07</guid>
  217.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  218.        <description><![CDATA[The Section RSS for subscribers has been revised. The major revisions are as follows:
  219. <ul>
  220. <li>Added a fair number of new RSS directories to help find RSS feeds.  There is a new section on specific purpose directories</li>
  221. <li>Added an entirely new lesson on managing the RSS feeds.  The big challenge for RSS subscribers went from how to find and subscribe to feeds to how to manage all the feeds.  The new section describes the tools to manage, filter, and mash RSS feeds.</li>
  222. </ul>]]></description>
  223.        <category>Change Log</category>
  224.    </item>
  225.    
  226.    <item>
  227.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/04/02</title>
  228.        <pubDate>Wed, 02 Apr 2008 22:08:41 -0700</pubDate>
  229.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-04-02</link>
  230.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-04-02</guid>
  231.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  232.        <description><![CDATA[The Section RSS Introduction and Overview has been revised.  Each of 6 lessons in that section were reviewed, updated, and revised.  Most of the changes were the normal changes that occur in technology over a 12 month period.]]></description>
  233.        <category>Change Log</category>
  234.    </item>
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  236.    <item>
  237.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/03/26</title>
  238.        <pubDate>Wed, 26 Mar 2008 06:48:32 -0700</pubDate>
  239.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-26</link>
  240.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-26</guid>
  241.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  242.        <description><![CDATA[The Tutorial was originally prepared for a Yahoo Group now called the Tech Training Yahoo Group.  I will send out the lessons one at a time to the Group for review and feedback.]]></description>
  243.        <category>Change Log</category>
  244.    </item>
  245.    
  246.    <item>
  247.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/03/25</title>
  248.        <pubDate>Tue, 25 Mar 2008 06:44:39 -0700</pubDate>
  249.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-25</link>
  250.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-25</guid>
  251.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  252.        <description><![CDATA[The latest revision of the RSS Tutorial is complete.  Each of the sections received some updates.  The two major overall changes were
  253. 1) Adding information on how to manage feeds using the new filtering tools
  254. 2) Combining the Blog and Website areas into one area for Publishers.]]></description>
  255.        <category>Change Log</category>
  256.    </item>
  257.    
  258.    <item>
  259.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/03/24</title>
  260.        <pubDate>Mon, 24 Mar 2008 15:21:13 -0700</pubDate>
  261.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-manage-feeds.htm</link>
  262.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-manage-feeds.htm</guid>
  263.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  264.        <description><![CDATA[Add this information.   Now the RSS is starting to get wider exceptance, the new issue is how to manage RSS Feeds.  This section covers managing, filtering, and mashing RSS Feeds.]]></description>
  265.        <category>Change Log</category>
  266.    </item>
  267.    
  268.    <item>
  269.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/03/23</title>
  270.        <pubDate>Sun, 23 Mar 2008 01:32:08 -0700</pubDate>
  271.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-23</link>
  272.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-23</guid>
  273.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  274.        <description><![CDATA[Updated the pages on finding RSS Feeds using Search, Directories, and other methods.
  275. <ul>
  276. <li>Deleted those sites that are now obsolete.</li>
  277. </ul>]]></description>
  278.        <category>Change Log</category>
  279.    </item>
  280.    
  281.    <item>
  282.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/03/22</title>
  283.        <pubDate>Sat, 22 Mar 2008 02:28:00 -0700</pubDate>
  284.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-22</link>
  285.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-22</guid>
  286.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  287.        <description><![CDATA[<ul>
  288. <li>Added Testimonials Page
  289. <li>Reviewed all the Pages&nbsp;in the Introduction and Overview and made all appropriate changes and updates.&nbsp;</li>
  290. <li>Updated the information on RSS Feed readers</li>
  291. <li>Reviewed RSS Readers that go to IM, voice, iPhone, email, and browser tickers</li>
  292. </ul>]]></description>
  293.        <category>Change Log</category>
  294.    </item>
  295.    
  296.    <item>
  297.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2008/03/21</title>
  298.        <pubDate>Fri, 21 Mar 2008 07:05:19 -0700</pubDate>
  299.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-21</link>
  300.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-03-21</guid>
  301.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  302.        <description><![CDATA[Technical Changes
  303. <ul>
  304. <li>Changed the entire tutorial to PHP and server side includes
  305. <li>Added privacy policy
  306. <li>Added some menu items to the bottom
  307. <li>Planned for next version </li></ul>]]></description>
  308.        <category>Change Log</category>
  309.    </item>
  310.    
  311.    <item>
  312.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2007/07/12</title>
  313.        <pubDate>Wed, 11 Jul 2007 23:47:20 -0700</pubDate>
  314.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-12</link>
  315.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-12</guid>
  316.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  317.        <description><![CDATA[Introduction and Overview - Changes complete
  318. <ul>
  319. <li>Deleted obsolete links</li>
  320. <li>Added another Intro to RSS Video</li>
  321. <li>Made sure everything was up to date</li></ul>]]></description>
  322.        <category>Change Log</category>
  323.    </item>
  324.    
  325.    <item>
  326.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2007/07/10</title>
  327.        <pubDate>Tue, 10 Jul 2007 00:03:53 -0700</pubDate>
  328.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-reference-blog.htm</link>
  329.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-reference-blog.htm</guid>
  330.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  331.        <description><![CDATA[Created an RSS Reference Blog to save articles, tools, and services. It will be the raw material for the Tutorial.  It is a place to save information between Tutorial updates.  The tutorial now contains a display of the blog.]]></description>
  332.        <category>Change Log</category>
  333.    </item>
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  335.    <item>
  336.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2007/07/07</title>
  337.        <pubDate>Fri, 06 Jul 2007 07:31:30 -0700</pubDate>
  338.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-07</link>
  339.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-07</guid>
  340.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  341.        <description><![CDATA[<ul>
  342. <li>Set up an Amazon astore with RSS Books</li></ul>]]></description>
  343.        <category>Change Log</category>
  344.    </item>
  345.    
  346.    <item>
  347.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2007/07/06</title>
  348.        <pubDate>Thu, 05 Jul 2007 22:23:22 -0700</pubDate>
  349.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-06</link>
  350.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-06</guid>
  351.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  352.        <description><![CDATA[<P>Cleaned up the RSS Feed using RSS2HTML</P>
  353. <P>Cleaned up the template to get rid of all HTML Errors</P>
  354. <P>Added a Favicon - I used the RSS Icon for the Favicon</P>
  355. <P>Added some clarifying text to the Outline to clarify </P>
  356. <TABLE border=1>
  357. <TBODY>
  358. <TR>
  359. <TD><STRONG>Target</STRONG></TD>
  360. <TD><STRONG>Section</STRONG></TD></TR>
  361. <TR>
  362. <TD>Readers</TD>
  363. <TD>Use RSS to Stay Current</TD></TR>
  364. <TR>
  365. <TD>Webmasters</TD>
  366. <TD>Use RSS to Create Content</TD></TR>
  367. <TR>
  368. <TD>Publishers</TD>
  369. <TD>Use RSS to Promote Blogs<BR>Use RSS to Promote Websites</TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>]]></description>
  370.        <category>Change Log</category>
  371.    </item>
  372.    
  373.    <item>
  374.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2007/07/04</title>
  375.        <pubDate>Fri, 06 Jul 2007 13:06:02 -0700</pubDate>
  376.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-04</link>
  377.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-04</guid>
  378.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  379.        <description><![CDATA[Infrastructure Changes. Part of changing a website is applying the knowledge gained since the last update.
  380. <ul>
  381. <li>I enhanced the CSS to enable print without navigation and ads.</li>
  382. <li>I organized the folders and the files within the folders.</li>
  383. <li>The software and services used on the site were checked for new versions.</li>
  384. <li>All the links were checked.</li></ul>]]></description>
  385.        <category>Change Log</category>
  386.    </item>
  387.    
  388.    <item>
  389.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Update 2007/07/03</title>
  390.        <pubDate>Tue, 03 Jul 2007 23:48:50 -0700</pubDate>
  391.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-03</link>
  392.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2007-07-03</guid>
  393.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  394.        <description><![CDATA[Time for another update to the RSS Tutorial. It has been a little over a year since the last update.
  395. <ul>
  396. <li>RSS continues to change. </li>
  397. <li>Changes and corrections are saved over the course of the year, and all of them will now be applied. </li>
  398. <li>Please send any tools, services, or links you would recommend to have included.</li></ul>]]></description>
  399.        <category>Change Log</category>
  400.    </item>
  401.    
  402.    <item>
  403.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Select an RSS Reader.</title>
  404.        <pubDate>Sun, 30 Oct 2005 22:18:28 -0800</pubDate>
  405.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-select-an-rss-reader.htm</link>
  406.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-select-an-rss-reader.htm</guid>
  407.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  408.        <description><![CDATA[To subscribe and read RSS feeds you need an RSS feed reader. RSS feed readers are also called News Aggregators, Feed Readers, or Feed Aggregators.
  409. <ul>
  410. <li>RSS feed readers subscribe, read and display RSS feeds.
  411. <li>RSS feed readers are multiplying - there are lots of them.
  412. <li>RSS feed readers are of various types for individual preferences. </li></ul>
  413. <p>One of the ways to learn about RSS is to pick a reader, subscribe to RSS Feeds, and experience how RSS works.</p>]]></description>
  414.        <category>Benefit 1: Using RSS to Stay Current</category>
  415.    </item>
  416.    
  417.    <item>
  418.        <title>RSS Tutorial - RSS Tutorial Feed Display</title>
  419.        <pubDate>Tue, 27 Dec 2005 01:06:12 -0800</pubDate>
  420.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-tutorial-feed.php</link>
  421.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-tutorial-feed.php</guid>
  422.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  423.        <description><![CDATA[Display of RSS Tutorial RSS Feed.
  424. It provides a course summary and an illustration.]]></description>
  425.        <category>Summary and Reference</category>
  426.    </item>
  427.    
  428.    <item>
  429.        <title>RSS Tutorial - RSS Tools</title>
  430.        <pubDate>Mon, 26 Dec 2005 15:38:12 -0800</pubDate>
  431.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-tools.htm</link>
  432.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-tools.htm</guid>
  433.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  434.        <description><![CDATA[RSS Tools &amp; Resources
  435. <p>The following is a list of various tools and resources for RSS. The list includes items that I found interesting. It certainly does not pretend to be an exhaustive list. I do include some resources with more comprehensive lists. There is no implied endorsement. As a general rule, I used the words from the product websites to describe the product or service.</p>]]></description>
  436.        <category>Summary and Reference</category>
  437.    </item>
  438.    
  439.    <item>
  440.        <title>RSS Tutorial - RSS Buttons</title>
  441.        <pubDate>Fri, 23 Dec 2005 01:04:54 -0800</pubDate>
  442.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-buttons.htm</link>
  443.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-buttons.htm</guid>
  444.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  445.        <description><![CDATA[Buttons for RSS, XML, and Feeds.]]></description>
  446.        <category>Summary and Reference</category>
  447.    </item>
  448.    
  449.    <item>
  450.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Promote your Blog Feed</title>
  451.        <pubDate>Fri, 18 Nov 2005 14:50:15 -0800</pubDate>
  452.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-blog-feed-promote.htm</link>
  453.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-blog-feed-promote.htm</guid>
  454.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  455.        <description><![CDATA[Encourage your blog visitors to subscribe to your RSS feed. Make it easy for your visitors to subscribe.
  456. <ul>
  457. <li>Create a hyperlink on your blog that points to your RSS feed.
  458. <li>Add special links for various RSS feed readers.
  459. <li>Describe what RSS is and how it can be used. </li></ul>]]></description>
  460.        <category>Benefit 3: Using RSS to Promote Blogs</category>
  461.    </item>
  462.    
  463.    <item>
  464.        <title>RSS Tutorial - How to use RSS to Create Content</title>
  465.        <pubDate>Thu, 10 Nov 2005 00:37:56 -0800</pubDate>
  466.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-how-to-create-content.htm</link>
  467.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-how-to-create-content.htm</guid>
  468.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  469.        <description><![CDATA[If you have decided to put content on your website or blog using RSS - you need a script. There are various ways to get a script.
  470. <ul>
  471. <li>Write your own script using JavaScript, PHP, ASP or another language.
  472. <li>Download a general purpose script and customize it.
  473. <li>Use a service that creates customized scripts.
  474. <li>Get specific scripts from feed publishers who provide scripts to encourage use of their feeds as content. </li></ul>]]></description>
  475.        <category>Benefit 2: Using RSS to Create Content</category>
  476.    </item>
  477.    
  478.    <item>
  479.        <title>RSS Tutorial - How to subscribe to RSS feeds?</title>
  480.        <pubDate>Tue, 01 Nov 2005 11:54:10 -0800</pubDate>
  481.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-how-to-subscribe-to-feeds.htm</link>
  482.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-how-to-subscribe-to-feeds.htm</guid>
  483.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  484.        <description><![CDATA[Once you pick your RSS feed reader, it is time to subscribe to RSS feeds.
  485. <p>To subscribe to an RSS feed:</p>
  486. <ul>
  487. <li>Follow the instructions of your RSS feed reader. Each RSS feed reader is different.
  488. <li>On a website or blog with a feed, find the RSS or XML button, right click, copy link location, and paste the URL into your RSS feed reader.
  489. <li>On a website or blog with a feed, find the button for your particular RSS Feed Reader, click and follow instructions. </li></ul>]]></description>
  490.        <category>Benefit 1: Using RSS to Stay Current</category>
  491.    </item>
  492.    
  493.    <item>
  494.        <title>RSS Tutorial - How Does RSS Work?</title>
  495.        <pubDate>Tue, 25 Oct 2005 20:46:52 -0700</pubDate>
  496.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-how-does-it-work.htm</link>
  497.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-how-does-it-work.htm</guid>
  498.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  499.        <description><![CDATA[This is how RSS works:
  500. <OL>
  501. <li>A website or a blog creates an RSS Feed. Many Blog services automatically create RSS Feeds. RSS Feeds are also created manually or with programs.
  502. <li>The RSS Feed that is created is an XML file that lives on an Internet server. There are now hundreds of thousands of RSS Feeds sitting on Internet servers waiting patiently for an RSS Reader to subscribe to them.
  503. <li>The RSS Feed Reader reads the RSS Feed file and displays it. There are various types of readers. There is software that can make any website an RSS Reader. </li></OL>]]></description>
  504.        <category>Introduction and Overview</category>
  505.    </item>
  506.    
  507.    <item>
  508.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Generate a Website Feed</title>
  509.        <pubDate>Thu, 22 Dec 2005 21:59:30 -0800</pubDate>
  510.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-website-feed-services.php</link>
  511.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-website-feed-services.php</guid>
  512.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  513.        <description><![CDATA[Generating the RSS Feed File
  514. <ul>
  515. <li>Generate the RSS Feed file using a program or service.</li>
  516. <li>Some services that Generate RSS feeds.</li>
  517. <li>Some programs that Generate RSS feeds.</li>
  518. </ul>]]></description>
  519.        <category>Benefit 4: Using RSS to Promote Websites</category>
  520.    </item>
  521.    
  522.    <item>
  523.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Finding Feeds using Search</title>
  524.        <pubDate>Wed, 02 Nov 2005 23:50:28 -0800</pubDate>
  525.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-finding-feeds-with-search.htm</link>
  526.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-finding-feeds-with-search.htm</guid>
  527.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  528.        <description><![CDATA[After you have an RSS feed reader, and know how to subscribe to an RSS feed, how do you find feeds?
  529. <p>You can find RSS feeds using Search engines.</p>
  530. <ul>
  531. <li>The major search engines have some combination of Blog or Feed Search.
  532. <li>Blog search engines have significant overlap with RSS Feeds, and can be used to find the majority of feeds.
  533. <li>RSS feed searches are now available and take various approaches. </li></ul>]]></description>
  534.        <category>Benefit 1: Using RSS to Stay Current</category>
  535.    </item>
  536.    
  537.    <item>
  538.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Finding Feeds using Directories</title>
  539.        <pubDate>Thu, 03 Nov 2005 18:19:16 -0800</pubDate>
  540.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-finding-feeds-with-directories.htm</link>
  541.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-finding-feeds-with-directories.htm</guid>
  542.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  543.        <description><![CDATA[After you have an RSS feed reader, and know how to subscribe to an RSS feed, how do you find feeds?
  544. <p>You can find RSS feeds using Blog Directories and RSS Feed Directories.</p>
  545. <ul>
  546. <li>Use Blog directories because there is significant overlap between blogs and RSS feeds.
  547. <li>Use RSS Feed directories for targeted directories.</li></ul>]]></description>
  548.        <category>Benefit 1: Using RSS to Stay Current</category>
  549.    </item>
  550.    
  551.    <item>
  552.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Finding Feeds on the Internet.</title>
  553.        <pubDate>Fri, 04 Nov 2005 19:42:58 -0800</pubDate>
  554.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-finding-feeds-on-the-internet.htm</link>
  555.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-finding-feeds-on-the-internet.htm</guid>
  556.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  557.        <description><![CDATA[<p>After you have a feed reader, and know how to subscribe to a feed, how do you find feeds?</p>
  558. <p>There are a number of other ways to find RSS feeds on the Internet after you have exhausted Search Engines and Directories.</p>
  559. <ul>
  560. <li>RSS Reading Lists
  561. <li>Relevant Blogs and Popular blogs
  562. <li>Preset RSS reading lists in RSS Feed Readers
  563. <li>Google News search
  564. <li>Yahoo Groups
  565. <li>Personal web surfing </li></ul>]]></description>
  566.        <category>Benefit 1: Using RSS to Stay Current</category>
  567.    </item>
  568.    
  569.    <item>
  570.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Create a Feed from Your Blog</title>
  571.        <pubDate>Thu, 17 Nov 2005 14:42:33 -0800</pubDate>
  572.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-blog-feed-create.htm</link>
  573.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-blog-feed-create.htm</guid>
  574.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  575.        <description><![CDATA[If you have a blog, you should generate an RSS feed. RSS feeds are another tool to bring readers to your blog.
  576. <ul>
  577. <li>Select the blog option to generate the RSS feed.
  578. <li>Verify your blog has autodiscovery parameters.
  579. <li>Guidelines for blog RSS feeds. </li></ul>]]></description>
  580.        <category>Benefit 3: Using RSS to Promote Blogs</category>
  581.    </item>
  582.    
  583.    <item>
  584.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Code a Website Feed</title>
  585.        <pubDate>Wed, 21 Dec 2005 03:22:55 -0800</pubDate>
  586.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-website-feed-manual.htm</link>
  587.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-website-feed-manual.htm</guid>
  588.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  589.        <description><![CDATA[Code an RSS Feed manually.
  590. <ul>
  591. <li>Create the RSS Feed file.
  592. <li>Code the control statements for the RSS feed.
  593. <li>Code the channel statements for the RSS feed.
  594. <li>Code the item statements for the RSS feed. </li></ul>
  595. <HR>]]></description>
  596.        <category>Benefit 4: Using RSS to Promote Websites</category>
  597.    </item>
  598.    
  599.    <item>
  600.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/03/27</title>
  601.        <pubDate>Sun, 26 Mar 2006 22:40:06 -0800</pubDate>
  602.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-27</link>
  603.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-27</guid>
  604.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  605.        <description><![CDATA[The Tutorial is undergoing a revision. Things have changed with RSS: The Tutorial needs to change. The change log will note when a section has been updated.
  606. <p>The "Use RSS to Promote Blogs" section was completely updated. A new lesson was added. It now contains 3 lessons as follows.</p>
  607. <ul>
  608. <li>Blog Feed Considerations
  609. <li>Blog Feed Guidelines
  610. <li>Blog Feed Promotions</li></ul>]]></description>
  611.        <category>Change Log</category>
  612.    </item>
  613.    
  614.    <item>
  615.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/03/26</title>
  616.        <pubDate>Sun, 26 Mar 2006 18:36:08 -0800</pubDate>
  617.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-26</link>
  618.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-26</guid>
  619.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  620.        <description><![CDATA[The Tutorial is undergoing a revision. Things have changed with RSS: The Tutorial needs to change. The change log will note when a section has been updated.
  621. <p>The Use RSS to Create Content lessons have been updated.</p>]]></description>
  622.        <category>Change Log</category>
  623.    </item>
  624.    
  625.    <item>
  626.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/03/25</title>
  627.        <pubDate>Sat, 25 Mar 2006 18:29:51 -0800</pubDate>
  628.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-25</link>
  629.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-25</guid>
  630.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  631.        <description><![CDATA[Added information on new tools including:
  632. <ul>
  633. <li>Squeet
  634. <li>FeedRinse
  635. <li>RaSaSa
  636. <li>Wiki.co.mments
  637. <li>RSSMesh </li></ul>]]></description>
  638.        <category>Change Log</category>
  639.    </item>
  640.    
  641.    <item>
  642.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/03/14</title>
  643.        <pubDate>Tue, 14 Mar 2006 23:50:09 -0800</pubDate>
  644.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-14</link>
  645.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-03-14</guid>
  646.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  647.        <description><![CDATA[The Tutorial is undergoing a revision. Things have changed with RSS: The Tutorial needs to change. The change log will note when a section has been updated.
  648. <p>Use RSS to stay current.</p>]]></description>
  649.        <category>Change Log</category>
  650.    </item>
  651.    
  652.    <item>
  653.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/02/28</title>
  654.        <pubDate>Wed, 01 Mar 2006 23:10:36 -0800</pubDate>
  655.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-02-28</link>
  656.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-02-28</guid>
  657.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  658.        <description><![CDATA[The Tutorial is undergoing a revision. Things have changed with RSS: The Tutorial needs to change. The change log will note when a section has been updated.
  659. <p>The Introduction and Overview lessons have been updated.</p>]]></description>
  660.        <category>Change Log</category>
  661.    </item>
  662.    
  663.    <item>
  664.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/02/27</title>
  665.        <pubDate>Tue, 28 Feb 2006 23:06:49 -0800</pubDate>
  666.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-02-27</link>
  667.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-02-27</guid>
  668.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  669.        <description><![CDATA[Added information on a new tool:
  670. <p>RapidFeeds allows anyone to create and manage their own RSS feeds completely and effortlessly. It also gives publishers the freedom to distribute and get their RSS feeds displayed on other websites, while webmasters can customize the whole look and feel of the content displayed</p>]]></description>
  671.        <category>Change Log</category>
  672.    </item>
  673.    
  674.    <item>
  675.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/01/19</title>
  676.        <pubDate>Thu, 19 Jan 2006 20:23:42 -0800</pubDate>
  677.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-19</link>
  678.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-19</guid>
  679.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  680.        <description><![CDATA[Added information on a new service called FeedXS.
  681. <p>FeedXS provides a way to generate an RSS feed without a blog or website.  It has a clever interface to MSN Messenger.</p>]]></description>
  682.        <category>Change Log</category>
  683.    </item>
  684.    
  685.    <item>
  686.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/01/13</title>
  687.        <pubDate>Sat, 14 Jan 2006 01:57:06 -0800</pubDate>
  688.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-13</link>
  689.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-13</guid>
  690.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  691.        <description><![CDATA[Added information on a new tool:
  692. <p>Feed2Podcast will turn your RSS feed into a Podcast by using a text-to-speech program.</p>]]></description>
  693.        <category>Change Log</category>
  694.    </item>
  695.    
  696.    <item>
  697.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/01/12</title>
  698.        <pubDate>Thu, 12 Jan 2006 21:48:23 -0800</pubDate>
  699.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-12</link>
  700.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-12</guid>
  701.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  702.        <description><![CDATA[Added the following
  703. <ul>
  704. <li>2005 RSS year in Review in <a href="http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-what-is-all-the-fuss-about.htm">What is all the fuss about?</a>
  705. <li>FeedMail Now! in <a href="http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-tools.htm">RSS Tools</a></li></ul>]]></description>
  706.        <category>Change Log</category>
  707.    </item>
  708.    
  709.    <item>
  710.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/01/11</title>
  711.        <pubDate>Wed, 11 Jan 2006 22:03:07 -0800</pubDate>
  712.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-11</link>
  713.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-11</guid>
  714.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  715.        <description><![CDATA[This page was not showing correctly on all browsers.
  716. <p>I simplified the CSS. Now it displays correctly in IE, Netscape, Foxfire and Opera.</p>]]></description>
  717.        <category>Change Log</category>
  718.    </item>
  719.    
  720.    <item>
  721.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2006/01/10</title>
  722.        <pubDate>Wed, 11 Jan 2006 20:17:58 -0800</pubDate>
  723.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-10</link>
  724.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2006-01-10</guid>
  725.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  726.        <description><![CDATA[Fixed several problems with the CSS.
  727. <ul>
  728. <li>The RSS Tutorial was not showing scroll bars all of the time.
  729. <li>The Tutorial not displaying properly in Opera&nbsp;and Netscape.</li></ul>
  730. <p>The Problems were caused by inconsistencies in browser support of the CSS for the fixed menu.</p>
  731. <p>The Tutorial now displays correctly in IE, Firefox, Netscape, and Opera.</p>]]></description>
  732.        <category>Change Log</category>
  733.    </item>
  734.    
  735.    <item>
  736.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Change Log 2005/12/28</title>
  737.        <pubDate>Wed, 28 Dec 2005 15:29:46 -0800</pubDate>
  738.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2005-12-28</link>
  739.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/?2005-12-28</guid>
  740.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  741.        <description><![CDATA[<p>Change: Added information on another product - Feed Spring. </p>
  742. <p>Feed Spring is a free program that generates RSS feeds.</p>]]></description>
  743.        <category>Change Log</category>
  744.    </item>
  745.    
  746.    <item>
  747.        <title>RSS Tutorial - Becoming Aware of RSS</title>
  748.        <pubDate>Wed, 26 Oct 2005 20:49:24 -0700</pubDate>
  749.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-becoming-aware-of-rss.htm</link>
  750.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/rss-becoming-aware-of-rss.htm</guid>
  751.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  752.        <description><![CDATA[Surveys show that many people use RSS and do not know it. Here are some things to watch for in order to become aware of RSS on the Web.
  753. <OL>
  754. <li>Many RSS feeds use orange icons with RSS, XML, or FEED in white letters.
  755. <li>The Firebox browser signals each time you browse a website with a feed.
  756. <li>The Google Desktop Sidebar finds RSS Feeds as you surf and displays them.
  757. <li>Microsoft is asking for comments on new icons for RSS feeds. </li></OL>]]></description>
  758.        <category>Introduction and Overview</category>
  759.    </item>
  760.    
  761.    <item>
  762.        <title>RSS Tutorial</title>
  763.        <pubDate>Fri, 21 Oct 2005 20:53:35 -0700</pubDate>
  764.        <link>http://rss-tutorial.com/index.htm</link>
  765.        <guid>http://rss-tutorial.com/index.htm</guid>
  766.        <author>[email protected] (Les Bain)</author>
  767.        <description><![CDATA[<p>Welcome
  768. <br>There are many resources on the Web for RSS. This tutorial emphasis the benefits of RSS, and how they can be realized. This tutorial refers to other sources for RSS History, Background, and Technical specifications.</p>]]></description>
  769.        <category>Outline</category>
  770.    </item>
  771.  </channel>
  772. </rss>
  773.  

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