A Guide on RSS Tool

by Terry Leslie

RSS is an abbreviation that has evolved into the following, depending on their versions:

  • RDF Site Summary (also known as RSS 0.9; the first version of RSS)
  • Rich Site Summary (also known as RSS 0.91; a prototype)
  • Really Simple Syndication (also known as RSS 2.0)

Today, RSS stands for ‘Really Simple Syndication’, and it has the following 7 existing formats or versions:

  • 0.90
  • 0.91
  • 0.92
  • 0.93
  • 0.94
  • 1.0
  • 2.0

RSS tools refer to a group of file formats that are designed to share headlines and other web content (this may be a summary or simply 1 to 2 lines of the article), links to the full versions of the content (the full article or post), and even file attachments such as multimedia files. All of these data is delivered in the form of an XML file (XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language), which has the following common names: Continue reading A Guide on RSS Tool