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Really Simple Syndication (RSS) is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, and video—in a standardized format.

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Do we need RSS buttons?

Wait! Before you comment or answer – did you actually read the whole question? Did you notice that the question ends in the word "button" ? If this is how the question appeared to you: then ...
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Should I Include RSS Feed URLs in an XML Sitemap?

Simple question - Should I Include the RSS Feed URLs in my site's XML Sitemap? I am NOT asking whether I should USE an RSS Feed AS an XML sitemap, but rather, should I include the URLs to the ...
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Should RSS feeds be disallowed in robots.txt?

I have RSS feeds on my site. I've decided to follow Stack Exchange and disallow my RSS feeds in the robots.txt. I don't want search engine to display the RSS feed page to people, that's not really a ...
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Duplicating a RSS feed to show the whole post in addition to the feed showing snippets

Just looking for some quick feedback on the following. I have an RSS feed currently that works as it should. However, our client has asked for us to botch it to work in a way that isn't normal ...
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Can a website have multiple RSS feeds? How would the <link> and <channel> elements look?

If I wanted to, for example, create three RSS feeds on my site to better allow users to subscribe specifically to the section in which they were interested, could I have three separate XML files at ...
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Is it legal to cache RSS images on my server?

I have some RSS feeds showing on my website, for speed up loading time I like to cache images directly on my server. Is it legal to credits the source inside the post and store images from those ...
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