Using these feeds, you can read chron.com news that most interests you from an RSS reader, or post lists of our stories to your personal blog or Web site.
What is an RSS feed?
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, and it's a way for Web sites that have frequently updated information to share it with others in a syndicated format. If you visit a lot of Web sites daily to check for updates, using an RSS reader can save time because it will show new items from your favorite sources in one handy display.
What is an RSS reader?
It's software that lets you gather and view RSS feeds. Their designs vary, but if you're used to using e-mail or Usenet newsgroup software, you'll recognize how it works. There is also RSS-reading capability built into some Web browsers, and some sites, such as Google and Yahoo, offer RSS-feed-reading features. See below for for links to RSS-reading software.
How can I use it?
Click on any link with the orange icon to get the RSS tools. Clicking the first choice in the tools, RSS, will show you what's in the feed. Clicking any of the other choices will add the feed to your chosen RSS-reading service. Clicking the orange arrow on an open set of tools will close it. You may also right-click on the links and choose either "Copy shortcut" or "Copy link location", depending on the browser you're using. In your RSS reader, paste the link into the screen that lets you add feeds.
How can I put it on my blog or personal Web site?
How you do this will vary. Check the documentation for your blogging software, or contact the hosting provider for the site.