How To Create An RSS Feed

An RSS news feed can be used to communicate with your target audience. It is an ideal means of communication between people of new content on your website without the need for them to continue visiting your website. You can send newsletters to their readers without having to use email and risk being accused of spam. You're comfortable in the knowledge that people seeking your feed is really interested in it because they have actively subscribed to it. This article explains how to create your own RSS news feed.

There are a couple of ways to create an RSS file, you can use an editor designed for the purpose, or you can create a file with a simple text editor. The latter will need to learn something while the former will make XML the hardest part for you. First I will describe an RSS file, there are several versions and it shows version 2.0, the latest version of RSS. An RSS file looks like an HTML file, except it has different labels and files ending in. RSS o. XML instead.

Html. The file consists of header information and item information, item information contains the actual news items. The first section of the file contains the header information. This indicates that the file is XML and which version, the encoding used and the version of RSS that you are using. This part of the file is mandatory. The following is the channel tag, this includes all of the rest of the file.