Thursday, September 06, 2007

Use RSS to Keep Up-to-Date with MIA

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is an XML-based format for sharing web content, headlines and links. Using a new aggregator, one can customize all the RSS feeds (websites, blogsites, etc.) that they receive into a single place. The news aggregator automatically checks for updates to all the RSS feeds. The articles on the MIA website (http://www.miahomeowners.com/) are now available through RSS feeds. What this really means is that you can be notified of website updates and MIA news without the MIA having to collect and maintain a mailing list.

To access RSS feeds, you will need a news aggregator. A news aggregator can be a dedicated program, an email program with RSS capabilities or a web-based news reader such as My Yahoo! or MyAOL. At the bottom of the MIA website there is a "Subscribe to: Posts (ATOM)" link. You can either click the link to automatically subscribe or use the http://blog.miahomeowners.com/feeds/posts/default to plug into the RSS feed of your reader. There is also a tutorial on RSS feeds, from Yahoo!'s perspective, at http://help.yahoo.com/us/tutorials/cg/mail/cg_rss1.html.

Still have questions? Email info@miahomeowners.com for help.

Here are some useful links for specific RSS readers:

If you useGo here
Google Readerhttp://www.google.com/intl/en/help/reader/help.html
MyYahoohttp://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/my/adding/adding-05.html
Yahoo Mailhttp://help.yahoo.com/us/tutorials/cg/mail/cg_rss1.html
myAOLhttp://my.aol.com/v.5/help/faq.htm
NewsGatorhttp://www.newsgator.com/

4 comments:

  1. Anonymous8:22 PM

    What the?

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  2. "What the?" - can you be more specific?

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  3. Anonymous1:41 PM

    I tried to do this and was not could not figure it out.

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  4. Do you use Yahoo mail?

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