Tag Archives: syndication

How to Use RSS Feeds

By | October 1, 2008

If there’s one thing I get more questions about than anything else, it’s “how do I do the whole RSS thing?” So here’s a cut out and keep guide to how do get up to speed on RSS. First off, a brief introduction (and why you should care.) Feeds are the mainstay of the Web world. They deliver… Read More »

The Secret of Being Well-Read

By | September 17, 2008

By Jeremy Wagstaff If you’ve been following this column closely, you’ll know I’m a huge fan of Really Simple Syndication, or RSS. I reckon it’s the single greatest thing to come out of the last few years on the Web. Well, that and Facebook. And Skype. And blogging. And disposable socks. (For those of you not sure what… Read More »

How to Build a Custom Search Engine

By | September 16, 2008

Custom Search is a great way to build a search engine that searches only the sites you want. This is useful if you find you’re trawling those sites—blogs, government sites, news sites, etc—on a regular basis and would rather search them all in one go. Setting it up is pretty easy. Go to Google’s Custom Search Engine page.… Read More »