RSS Rich Site Summary (originally RDF Site Summary, often dubbed Really Simple Syndication) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format
As a websites visitor and surfer you have lot of favorite sites and most of them are added to your bookmarks. You want to keep yourself up to date for any new thing appearing on those websites. Some websites are updated regularly on daily basis while others may put something new on their website after a weak. So in the beginning people found that it took a lot of time to visit all their favourite sites regularly just to check for any changes. It was frustrating for sites that don’t change often. It was hard to spot changes in big sites. So web-site owners realised that some people simply wouldn’t remember to check back anyway.
A few approaches were created to solve this problem. One is RSS (“Really simple syndication”), which is based on the idea that
Every time a Website is updated, they “publish a feed” of what’s new, and
People who are interested in websites use “feed reader” software called ‘RSS reader’ or “aggregator”, which can be web-based, desktop-based, or mobile-device-based to check if the sites they are interested in have new material.
FeedBurner for Blogger
The idea of feedburner for your Blog revolves around two things
- “burn” (ie create) a feed from your blog (or other website).
- A feed subscription link for your visitors on your blog.
Althugh it is always better to add Feed burner tools to your blogger that are already available in the widgets list.However you can manually do it by following undermentioned steps.
1. Go to Feedburner: http://feedburner.com/
2. Log in, using the same Google account that owns your blog.
3. Follow the simple steps to Add a feed for your blog