Subscribers want RSS Content !

Microsoft recently announced it will launch a new browser version sometime this summer. The browser version was to be released with Longhorn, the code name for its next operating system to replace Windows XP, but decided they had to release it before that. Many think the reason is because Firefox, the popular browser again, has introduced some key features that many surfers have come to expect. This probably has put pressure on Microsoft to respond with a browser with the same specifications. One of these features is tabbed browsing, which lets you browse multiple sites using a single tabbed window instead of opening a new window for each page. However, tabbed browsing is not all …

I’m excited about the possibility of a new feature that could change the way web-surfers get their content! Although there has been no official announcement about this, there has been much speculation about the new browser includes a built-in RSS reader. An RSS what?? Let me explain … RSS has taken off like a rocket. Blog sites love, and all the major websites there now supports it including CNN, ESPN, Yahoo, Google and MSN. RSS is nothing more than a delivery format for titles of articles can be read and well represented by the RSS readers, like a sample program email e-mail. But so far the popularity of RSS has been confined mainly to blogsites and technology saavy people who know how to “tune in” to an RSS feed. Although it is spreading like wildfire, many average web users have no idea what is RSS? (I confirmed that by recently asking several of my friends, and none of them had heard of it!) This is about change! Microsoft has very good reason to include an RSS reader with new IE version.

If they do, the Internet may have reasons to switch to another that ago. Firefox already includes an RSS reader. If you include an RSS reader, think about the consequences: you can navigate to a webpage and IE could “discover” all the RSS links on the page and notify you of them * You may be able to right click on a RSS feed and have the option to “Add to RSS Reader”, which instantly subscribe to food. * Web developers can create Web pages that allow visitors to automatically subscribe to a feed by clicking on a button or submitting a form. Remember, Firefox already has all these features, but the vast majority still uses IE! Once visitors learn how RSS works and discover how easy and convenient it is, RSS will become the expected format. Soon it will be forced to offer RSS content because consumers do not want to give your email address again! The time will come … will be ready to deliver? Feel free to reprint this article provided that includes the resource box listed with the item.

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