What is RSS (Really Simple Syndication)?
RSS allows you to stay up to date with the latest changes and stories on websites without having to visit the website each time.
The benefits of subscribing to RSS feeds are:
Save time. Instead of browsing every website on your daily list to see what's new, receive a digest of the changes from all your favourite websites directly to your desktop within seconds.
Stay informed. Monitor new content from your favourite websites throughout the day or week without constantly having to browse web pages.
How can I subscribe to RSS?
To get started with RSS, you will need 2 things:
- Find web sites offering RSS feeds such as leicester.gov.uk and look for the standard orange icon that indicates a web page is offering RSS feeds.
Find out more
You can find out more about getting started with RSS at the following sites*:
RSS - news you choose
How to explain RSS the Oprah way
CNET article including tutorials for getting started.
A blogger's easy to follow guide to RSS.
How to speed-read the Net
An article by Slate Magazine.
Using our feeds on your own website
Website owners and editors are welcome to use our RSS feeds within their own website. Please check the Terms and Conditions below.
Terms and Conditions
If you use any Leicester City Council RSS feed on your website, you must display the copyright text unaltered that comes with the RSS feed adjacent to the RSS output.
* Leicester City Council is not responsible for the content of external web sites or any third party software downloaded to your computer.