RSS news feeds are special Internet website pages that contain a list of news
items. An example news item would be:
The link is the www address of a page that has the full story of the news item.
RSS feeds are formatted in a way that allows computers to read and collect
these news items. Many television channels and newspapers publish their
stories on their websites as RSS news feeds. An example would be the BBC
World News website. Click on the link below to see the BBC World
News RSS feed:
You can see if you visit the above page the list of today's news.
People that want to see these news feeds would use an RSS news reader, for
example on their computer's desktop, to display or scroll this news. See
the BBC page for a list of RSS feed reader software:
RepeatServer.com - Creating RSS feeds for your website
We have moved our free creation service to a dedicated RSS feed server
. Please visit
and sign up for a free account.
RepeatServer.com - Creating and using feeds in Repeat Signage digital
You can also create RSS feeds for use in
Signage digital signage software
. Creating and publishing
feeds is exactly the same as creating an RSS feed for your website (see above),
however, you don't need to specify a link to the store as Repeat Signage will
only display the title and summary (or just the title or summary) of your news
To use your RepeatServer.com RSS feed in Repeat Signage:
- Open Repeat Signage and create a new presentation or edit an existing one
- On the menu click on 'Insert' then 'Insert Flash RSS reader'
- Copy and paste you RSS feed address (such as
http://www.repeatserver.com/Users/<YourName>/news.xml into the box
- Change the combo box above the preview to see a number of example presets with
different designs and you can experiment with the tabs to customise the look of
your news feed.
- Click on OK to display it in your presentation
- You can then resize the RSS feed control appropriately
More detailing information on RSS feeds
for more information on RSS
RSS news feeds on the Internet
See our RSS feed list
for RSS news websites.