RSS Feeds

What are RSS feeds?

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content.
We syndicate our content as an RSS feed to whoever wants it.

Why RSS?

RSS allows you to stay informed easily by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in, but you will not need to visit each site individually to find updates.

How do I start using feeds?

You will need to have software called news reader or web-based feed readers, which allows you to grab the RSS feeds from various sites and display them for you to read.
Here is some popular news readers and web-based feed readers.

How do I use Google reader to view RSS feeds?

Google Reader is a tool that can check allotted websites that produce RSS feeds for new content. Google reader allows the user to connect to several different websites from one convenient place. Google reader can be accessed from any computer provided the computer has an Internet connection.

To start using Google Reader select the link provided or go to the following URL http://www.google.com/reader.

To get started a Google account is required. The following screen will appear. Input your Google account details or create an account.

Logs into the Google Reader

If you do not already have an account click on create an account and you will be taken to the following screen. Input the required information to create a Google account.

A form which creates a Google Account

Once you have created your account or logged in with your existing Google account, you will be taken to the following screen.

Google Reader Home Page

To view the RSS feed the URL for the feed needs to be added. To do this click add subscription and insert the URL (http://healthbulletin.org.au/feed/). Then click the add button.

Adds the RSS Feed into Google Reader so that it can be read

Once the add button has been selected the RSS feed will appear in the right hand column as shown.

The RSS feed produced in Google Reader by the URL

RSS Feeds

RSS feed icon RSS Feed

Please contact us if you have any further questions on the use of RSS.