City of Wayne RSS
What is RSS?
RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication. RSS is a technology that is being used by millions of Internet users to keep track of their favorite news sources, websites and blogs. RSS makes it possible to view and read new information such as news story headlines without requiring readers to constantly visit a Web site to see what's new. RSS feeds contain headlines and hyperlinks to longer articles or Web pages. The City of Wayne feeds are FREE, as are most news media feeds.
How Does It Work?
RSS is like subscribing to a printed magazine. But instead of delivering the it to your U.S. Post Office box, it is electronically delivered to your RSS reader on your desktop, cell phone or BlackBerry. What if you could direct a website or news source to let you know every time it was updated? In one way, that is what RSS does for you. RSS technology provides you with a method of getting relevant and up to date information sent to you for you to read whenever you wish. It saves you time and helps you to get the information you want quickly after it is posted on a website.
Desktop News Readers - Widgets & Gadgets - Web-Based News Reader
There are several ways to obtain RSS feeds. If you are using the most recent version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, for instance, the software will ask you if you want to subscribe to the feed on the page you have visited. Just follow the steps as they appear.
There are several desktop software applications known as news readers or aggregators that will collect, update and display RSS feeds from a wide variety of sources. They ae available for you to download, at no cost, from Yahoo Widgets and Google Desktop Gadgets websites, along with a great many widgets and gadgets which were created for a mind-boggling array of applications other than newsgathering, such as games and calendars. News readers vary in how they look and act. As a result, you may want to try out a few before choosing one.
Other newsreader versions are web and browser-based. Google and Yahoo, among others, offer web-based news aggregators that you add to your Google, Yahoo, Flikr, Facebook, etc. personal page, if you've created one. After installing the news reader, you can manually add each news feed from a website by clicking on the "RSS," "Subscribe" or the "XML" orange button next to the feed.
Step One - Download a RSS Reader
Step Two - Come Back to this Page
Come back to this page, copy and past the URL address link below the orange RSS button into your widget, gadget, news aggregator, etc.:
City of Wayne News
Step Three - That's It, You're Done