Really Simply Syndication (RSS)

What is Really Simply Syndication (RSS)?

RSS is an acronym for "Really Simply Syndication".

It is a type of web data feed that allows users to access updates to websites in a standardized, computer-readable format. These updates can include new articles, blog posts, or other content, and can be read using an RSS reader or aggregator.

An RSS aggregator is a program or website that allows you to view and organize RSS feeds from multiple sources in one place.

When you "subscribe" to an RSS feed, you will be able to see new updates and content from that website in your RSS reader as soon as they are published, without having to visit the website individually.

Many RSS readers are free and some web browsers like Firefox, Safari, and Edge also have the built-in ability to subscribe to RSS feeds.

RSS has been around since the late 1990s. The first version of the RSS specification was developed by Netscape in 1999, and version 0.91 was released in 2000.

Since then, there have been several versions of the specification, with the most recent being RSS 2.0, which was released in 2002.

The optional "Data Feeds" addon for MIDAS allows RSS feeds of upcoming bookings to be generated in real-time.

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