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#1 of 6 Old 02-07-2009, 09:46 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I've started to blog but I'm completely clueless about the whole thing.

First problem I've encountered...what is a "feed"? Apparantly I can set up a "feed" and I'm sort of guessing what it is but that's a waste of time when there are people here who know who can explain it quickly and clearly.

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A web feed (or news feed) is a data format used for providing users with frequently updated content. Content distributors syndicate a web feed, thereby allowing users to subscribe to it. Making a collection of web feeds accessible in one spot is known as aggregation, which is performed by an Internet aggregator.
I use Google Reader for all my feeds, I find it the most user friendly. Using a feed makes browsing your favorite sites easy peasy because they are all listed in one place rather than having to visit each site singularly to see if they have updated.

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PS. If you use Firefox, this addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/424 makes adding new feeds easy.
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I've found a super blog that has all the basics on there. PM if you'd like the link. I don't know if I can post it here.
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I've found a super blog that has all the basics on there. PM if you'd like the link. I don't know if I can post it here.
Thank you!

I've put my blog in my siggy if anyone would like to read
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