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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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7.5. Subscribe to a Web Feed to See New Site Content

You can keep up-to-date with a Web site by subscribing to its Web feed, which displays the latest site content.

Some Web sites remain relatively static over time, so you only need to check in every once in a while to see if anything is new. Some Web sites change content regularly, such as once a day or once a week, so you know in advance when to check for new material. However, many sites — particularly blogs — change the content frequently, although not at a regular interval. For these sites, keeping up with new content can be time-consuming, and it is easy to miss new information.

To solve these problems, many Web sites now maintain Web feeds, which are also called RSS feeds (RSS stands ...

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