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Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint® Services 3.0 Step by Step by Penelope Coventry, Todd C. Bleeker, Bill English, Olga M. Londer

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Configuring an RSS Feed

Earlier in this chapter, you learned how to manage alerts, which are notifications received via e-mail that notify you when content has changed in a SharePoint list or library. A new feature found in Outlook 2007 is support for Really Simple Syndication (RSS)—previously known as Rich Site Summary—which is another method of notifying you when something has changed or new content is published within a SharePoint site. RSS should be used for tracking content that is regularly updated. It is commonly used to stay up to date with the latest news on Web sites and blogs, but can also be used to distribute pictures, audio, or video content. Sites that expose their content via RSS are said to have a RSS feed. You can create an RSS ...

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