What is RSS?
RSS stands for “Really Simple Syndication” which is the industry-standard format for distribution and gathering of content from web sources including newspapers, magazines, and web blogs.
Publishers on the web use RSS to create and distribute news feeds that include links, headlines, and summaries. There are many web sites that provide online content via RSS. Accountancy also offers RSS feeds of its various content channels that you can read using third-party RSS news reader software or online news reader services.
RSS feeds available on Accountancy
Accountancy provides the above feeds free of charge for use by individuals and non-profit organizations for personal, non-commercial uses. We only ask that you provide attribution to Accountancy when using these feeds.
When providing attribution, please use the text-link “Accountancy” (without quotes) with a link pointed to [bloginfo key=’url’]/ .
We reserve all rights in and to these content feeds. We also reserve the right to require you to cease distribution of these feeds at any time for any reason.
How can I use RSS?
General uses for RSS feeds include:
- Using software known as a News Aggregators to collect, update and display RSS feeds
- Incorporating RSS feeds into weblogs
News Aggregators (also called news readers) download and display RSS feeds for you directly on your computer without the need of a web browser. There are a number of free and commercial news readers are available on the internet.
Another way many people use RSS feeds is by incorporating RSS content into their blogs.