How to Use RSS


What is an RSS feed?

An RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feed allows you to receive either whole or partial news so that you don't have to keep checking websites for updates. You subscribe to an RSS feed kind of like you would a newspaper, and the information is delivered to you. It is displayed and read in what is known as a feed reader.

Feed Readers

Feed readers gather multiple feeds from your favorite websites so that you can read them all in one place. That's much quicker than searching for new info site-by-site!

There are many feed readers (also known as "Aggregators") out there, so take your pick. Some are Web services, some are stand-alone programs, and some are already integrated (or can be) into popular browsers and email programs.

If you're using Firefox, then you already have Live Bookmarks. Or, you can get one of many Firefox add-ons.

If you're using Thunderbird, you can get partial RSS feeds along with your email. To read the full article, you will have to read it online.

Check out other popular browsers and email programs for RSS support.

Subscribing to RSS Feeds

On a website with a news feed, look for the orange feed logo  either (1) on the web page or (2) next to the website's address in the browser's location bar (you can see one right now). Sometimes an XML logo () will be used instead.

Click on the icon to subscribe, and complete any required information. The process differs slightly from program to program.

If you are using Google Chrome, you will need to install a small browser add-on to show the orange RSS icon in your browser's address bar.

The Disney Experience Feeds

The Disney Experience supports feeds for RDF/RSS 1.0, RSS 0.92, RSS 2.0, and Atom. The addresses for these feeds are as follows:

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