RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication". It is also called Rich Site Summary . RSS is a way to easily distribute a list of headlines, update notices, and sometimes content to a wide number of people.
A standardized XML file format allows the information to be published once and viewed by many different programs such as Outlook.
RSS is an XML-based format that allows the syndication of lists of hyperlinks, along with other information, or metadata, that helps viewers decide whether they want to follow the link.
Example of RSS content is sources of information that are frequently updated such as news headlines, wheather forcast .
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <rss version="2.0"> <channel> <title>R4R Home Page</title> <link>http://www.r4r.co.in</link> <description>Free web building tutorials</description> <item> <title>RSS Tutorial</title> <link>http://www.r4r.co.in/rss</link> <description>New RSS tutorial on r4r</description> </item> <item> <title>XML Tutorial</title> <link>http://www.r4r.co.in/xml</link> <description>New XML tutorial on r4r</description> </item> </channel> </rss>