What is RSS

A Blog feed allows “Feed readers” to access a site automatically looking for new content. Syndicating your blog via an RSS feed is a great way of allowing your readership access to all new posts from your blog without them having to keep visiting your blog. Here you can findĀ RSS syndication

Most people today use RSS feed readers to keep up with syndicated content from their favourite blogs, so if you don’t syndicate your blog via an RSS feed, you are depriving yourself of a huge proportion of readers.

What Is An RSS Feed?

An RSS feed allows easy online content distribution. RSS feeds can be read as plain text files, but they’re designed to be read via an RSS Feed Reader. Numerous RSS feed readers exist. Readers vary from being standalone applications to being online based.

How To Publish Your Blog Feed?

If you are using WordPress as your blogging platform then you are in luck. WordPress has inbuilt RSS feed functionality so you are most likely already syndicating your posts via RSS without even
knowing it. If you are using some other platform which does not automatically publish an RSS feed, you will have to look for an appropriate plugin to use for this purpose.

You can view your WordPress RSS feed by navigating to yourdomainname/blog/feed or yourdomainname/feed (depending on the exact location of your blog).

What is a Feed Burner?

A Feed burner provides services that allow RSS publishers who already have an RSS feed to expand on the features provided by their basic feed by “Burning” their feed. “Burning” your feed with a Feed Burner provides the following benefits:

* Allows you to view detailed stats as your blog feed is read.
* Allows your readers to easily subscribe to your feed no matter what feed reader they are using.
* Allows you to format your RSS feed for all directories and readers and gives you options of further customizing your feed by for example adding ads to your feed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *