What Is RSS?
RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly
changing web content. Many news-related sites, including the Phuket Gazette, syndicate their content free of charge as an RSS Feed to whoever
Why RSS? Benefits and Reasons for using RSS
RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content
from newspaper sites that interest you. You save time by not needing
to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy by not
needing to join each site as a member or to subscribe to their content.
How do I start to read RSS Feed?
First, you need to install a Feed Reader on your computer. This
is a piece of FREE software that checks the feeds every day and lets you read any new articles that have been added. Some popular
feed readers include:
Windows:Mac OS X:
- RSS Bandit (www.rssbandit.org) *
- RSS Reader (www.rssreader.com)
- Sharp Reader (www.sharpreader.net)
- Mozilla Thunderbird (www.mozilla.com/thunderbird)
* Recommended for beginners - easiest to download and install
- Newsfire (www.newsfirerss.com)
- NetNewsWire (www.newsgator.com/Individuals/NetNewsWire)
Here's how your selected newspaper stories will be presented to you
Click here to see an example of a typical presentation of the news harvested for you by a Feed Reader (in this case, RSS Bandit).
Feeds available from the Phuket Gazette
As soon as your Feed Reader is installed, you will be able to "subscribe", free of charge, to the following feeds from the Phuket Gazette, as well as a large number of feeds from other publishers whose stories you may wish to monitor on a regular basis.