As you’ve explored your own WordPress-powered site, you may have come across a link to your site’s Entries RSS or Comments RSS feed. Or, while browsing other sites on the Web, you may have seen an orange RSS icon or button. But you may be wondering, what exactly is RSS? And what do those orange icons do, anyway?
This video will help you understand what RSS is, how it works, and why it’s so incredibly useful. Best of all, if you’re using WordPress, you don’t have to do a thing to enable this functionality. Every time you publish a new blog post, WordPress will automatically update your site’s RSS feed, sharing your content with everyone who subscribes to your site using their RSS reader.
Covered in this video:
- What does RSS stand for?
- How does RSS work?
- What is an RSS Feed?
- How do folks subscribe to my RSS Feed?
- Why is RSS useful?
- How to modify RSS settings in WordPress.