How is an RSS 2.0 document organized? The tree diagram in the following figure shows all the element types of the RSS 2.0 vocabulary. (The
textinput element, which RSS 2.0 keeps only for historical reasons, isn’t included.)
The diagram illustrates the main characteristics of RSS 2.0:
rss. The elements
channel(for a feed) and
itemdetermine the structure of the document (for an entry in a feed).
itemlevel, the elements
title, link, and
descriptionplay the most important role.