Really Simple Syndication
Complete Steps 1-3.
STEP 1: READ ABOUT RSS!
So, to make RSS much easier to
understand, RSS stands for: I’m
Ready for Some Stories. It's an
online way for you to get a quick
list of the latest story headlines
from all your favorite websites
and blogs all in one place. How
cool is that?
Definitely cool. You can get
updates from a variety of
websites, pick and choose which
sites you actually want to visit,
and skim posts for the ones you
actually want to read.
The one place where your RSS list is created is called an RSS Reader, and it Let's say you have 50 sites and
gathers all the headlines from all the websites and blogs you have blogs that you like to visit
subscribed to. There are a variety of readers available on the web, but since regularly. Going to visit each
I'm definitely a Google Girl, I subscribe to all my sites in Google Reader. website and blog everyday could
take you hours. With RSS, you can
“subscribe” to a website or blog,
and get “fed” all the new
headlines from all of these 50
STEP 2: WATCH THIS! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0klgLsSxGsU sites and blogs in one list, and see
what’s going on in minutes
instead of hours. What a time
STEP 3: ASSIGNMENT – DUE TODAY!
Go to Google Reader: www.google.com/reader & set up your own
RSS Feed. Subscribe to 5 sites that interest you. You can organize
them however you’d like. However, I’d like to see at least 2 folders
within your account to organize your subscriptions.
In order to turn this in take a screen print of your account, copy to
word, & turn in to tray 5.
Here is an EXAMPLE of what you will print for me.
Be sure your name is on it.
See my 4 folders:
requires you to have
at least 2 folders!
How to add subscriptions:
Click on “Add a subscription” in the upper left
corner to add search term to find websites that
interest you or to add a website that you already
How to add folders:
Click on “Manage
Subscriptions” at the
bottom of the page.