RSS Feeds Explained

What is RSS?

RSS is an easy way for you to keep updated automatically on websites you like. Instead of you having to go to websites to see if they’ve written a new article or feature, you can use RSS (which stands for Really Simple Syndication) to get them to tell you every time they have something new.

How can I make use of RSS?

In general you need to get hold of a program called a News Reader. This displays RSS information feeds from your chosen websites on your computer.

All you then have to do is choose which RSS feeds you want, for instance an RSS feed of all the Latest Publications from Rockfax.

How do I get a News Reader?

There are a range of different News Readers available; click to download the best News Readers (links at the bottom of the page), many of which are free to use. Some web browsers such as Opera and Firefox have basic news readers built into them.

How can I sign up to RSS feeds from Rockfax?

By using the links provided below. If your News Reader supports it, clicking on an RSS feed icon will subscribe you to that feed, and notify you when that feed is next updated. If your News Reader doesn’t support it then you need to follow the instructions for your particular News Reader in order to add the feed to your RSS list.

RSS feed Rockfax News
RSS feed Access Blog
RSS feed Rockfax Publications
RSS feed Rockfax Crag updates
RSS feed Rockfax Route comments

Alternatively, if you are using a web browser such as Firefox which supports Live Bookmarks you can click on Bookmarks at the top and then each feed is show under “Subscribe to This Page…”. Read more…