Using the RSS feeds
An RSS feed is a way to access information from website without needing to visit that website regularly. Each Notebook provides an RSS feed. How you view the RSS feed varies from browser to browser. There are three places in the Trove that you can view an RSS feed:
- On the Trove home page
- On a Notebook home page
- From the link in the Your Subscriptions section of the Trove home page
Viewing RSS feeds in Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer has an
Viewing RSS feeds in Firefox
Viewing RSS feeds in Safari
Viewing RSS feeds in Chrome
To view RSS feeds in Chrome, you must install an RSS reader, for example, the RSS Subscription Extension by Google.
The feed offered by the main blog menu page is similar, but will provide updates from all the blogs on that page, rather than just one, which is what is offered when you are viewing a particular blog. To manage your subscriptions see Subscriptions
- Go to the Trove home page, and click RSS Feed or With Comments in the Your Subscriptions section. Your browser may also have an RSS Feeds button on the toolbar. Clicking this button should show you the available RSS feeds on the page.
- Copy the URL from the address bar in your browser
- Add the http:// at the beginning if it is missing from the URL
If your browser has an RSS Feeds button you can open the RSS feed for your Notebook by viewing your Notebook and clicking on the RSS button. If your browser does not have this button, you can construct the URL manually. The structure of the URL for an RSS feed for a particular Notebook is:
If your browser has an RSS Feeds button you can open the RSS feed for your Trove by viewing the Trove home page and clicking on the RSS button. If your browser does not have this button, you can construct the URL manually. The structure of the URL for an RSS feed for a Trove is:
The following note corresponds to a feature which is not available at time of writing. A future aspect of the RSS feed is the ability to encode user details. This means that when an item appears on the feed, clicking will automatically log you in to read the posts. This is possible because you were logged in to the blog when you added the feed. However, your details will be encoded in the RSS feed's URL. Passing this URL to someone else will then allow them to log in as you. You should be careful not to do this.