|Information About RSS
Use RSS to get the latest content from CertCities.com delivered to your desktop or browser.
RSS is the acronym for "Really Simple Syndication,"
although it can also stand for "Real Simple Syndication,"
or "Rich Site Summary" or RDF Site Summary.
While there may be no consensus as to the meaning of RSS, there are clear protocols
about the nature of an RSS file.
An RSS file is written in XML (eXtensible Markup Language), so
that each item in a list is coded with a unique tag. In turn, programs
that read the XML can interpret each item correctly across many
different platforms. This make RSS ideal for syndicating timely
website content as headlines with links back to the originating
There are several versions of RSS files available. certcities.com complies
with the RSS 2.0 standards as explained by "Technology at Harvard
Law: RSS 2.0." Our files have been validated to RSS 2.0 and
are also compatible with most earlier versions including RSS 0.91
released June 2000, RSS 0.92 (December 2000) and RSS 0.94 (August
2002). See RSS Resources below to learn
Programs that read valid RSS files are referred to as "aggregators."
RSS clients that aggregate feeds are available for the desktop and
from the Web. Many are free, some charge for the service. The intrepid
can even design and build their own aggregator.A
list of the more common RSS aggregators is given below.
(Note: CertCities.com provides these links as a service to
its readers and is not responsible for their content.)
Ready to learn more about about how RSS works, get an aggregator
or build your own, explore some these links:
In order to get certcities.com 's content fed into your aggregator, you just
have to copy and paste the URL of the appropriate RSS feed into your program's
subscription box. Click on the
icon to see the available feeds from TCPmag.com . It's really super simple.