Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is an XML-based format for content distribution. Catalogs.com offers several RSS feeds for use in news readers and Web logs (blogs). These feeds include headlines, summaries and links back to Catalogs.com for the full article. RSS feeds are free and Catalogs.com currently uses RSS 2.0.
- Awasu, FeedDemon (Windows)
- NewsFire, NetNewsWire (Mac OS X)
- My Yahoo!,
NewsGator, Bloglines, Google (web-based)
A larger list of RSS-compatible readers is available at dmoz.org.
Click on the below content area(s) you're interested in subscribing to, and follow the instructions to add to your news reader or your personal My Yahoo! or My AOL page.
RSS (or Really Simple Syndication) feeds are free content feeds from Web sites, including washingtonpost.com, that contain article headlines, summaries and links back to full-text articles on the web.
For more information, read the following Washington Post article:
Refining Paperless News (March 14, 2004)
To start using RSS, you need a special news reader or aggregator that displays RSS content feeds from Web sites you select. There are many different news readers available, many of which are free of charge. Most are available as desktop software that you download and install on your computer. Several Web-based news readers are available as well.
Once you have set up your news reader, you simply subscribe to the RSS content feeds you want.
RSS is an easy way for you to be alerted when content that interests you appears on your favorite Web sites. Instead of visiting a particular Web site to browse for new articles and features, RSS automatically tells you when something new is posted online.
Click on the section title link to obtain the RSS URL, which you will see in the "Address" field of of your browser. Simply copy this URL and follow the instructions for your particular news reader to subscribe.
To sign up for RSS feeds from washingtonpost.com, simply select the washingtonpost.com section that interests you from the list at the top of this page. Click on the orange XML button or section title and follow the instructions for your particular news reader to subscribe to RSS feeds.