What is RSS? (Really Simple Syndication)
RSS is an easy way to keep you automatically up to date on websites you like visit regularly. Instead of having to go to each website separately to see new stories, you can use RSS to view them easily in one application or program.
NBC12 now offers RSS feeds (or channels) for major sections, for example News, Virginia News, Video, etc.
How can I make use of RSS?
In general you need to install an application or program called a RSS Reader. RSS Readers displays the information from RSS feeds on your computer.
Many new web browsers also include built in RSS readers, including Apple Safari and Firefox. Users of My MSN, My Yahoo and Google personalized home pages can also use NBC12 RSS feeds.
How do I get a News Reader?
There are a number of different News Readers available; click on the Google link at right to find links to the most popular products, many of which are free to install.
How can I sign up to RSS feeds from NBC12?
When you see the "RSS Feed Available" link and the orange "RSS" icon, you can use its link in your RSS Reader.
You then need to follow the instructions for your particular News Reader in order to add this RSS feed address to your RSS list.
What RSS Feeds are available?
See the list above.
The most common way to add these links to your News Reader, is to right-click on the ones you want and choose Copy Shortcut. You can then add/paste it into your News Reader.
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