What does RSS stand for?

What does RSS mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: RSS.

We've found a total of 63 definitions for RSS:

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RSS

Really Simple Syndication

Internet

   
RSS

RDF Site Summary

Computing » Software

   
RSS

Really Simple Syndication

Computing » File Extensions

   
RSS

Really Simple Syndication

Community » Media

   
RSS

Really Simple Syndication

Governmental » FDA

   
RSS

Rich Site Summary

Community » Media

   
RSS

Rich Site Summary

Internet

   
RSS

Rich Site Summary

Governmental » FDA

   
RSS

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Governmental » Politics

   
RSS

Real Slim Shady

Miscellaneous » Funnies

   
RSS

Reduced Space Symbology

Computing » General

   
RSS

Remote Support Software

Computing » Networking

   
RSS

Regression Sum of Squares

Academic & Science » Physics

   
RSS

Resident Set Size

Academic & Science » Mathematics

   
RSS

Root Sum Square

Academic & Science » Mathematics

   
RSS

Rotating Service Structure

Governmental » NASA

   
RSS

Radio Service Software

Computing » Telecom

   
RSS

Revised Statutes of Saskatchewan

Community » Law

   
RSS

Receive - Side Scaling

Computing » Drivers

   
RSS

Regression Sum of Squares

Academic & Science » Mathematics

   
RSS

Remote Sensing Science

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

   
RSS

Remote Switching System

Computing » Telecom

   
RSS

Rail Surveillance Service

Governmental » Transportation

   
RSS

Remote Switching Site

Computing » Telecom

   
RSS

Remote Slave Station

Governmental » Military

   

What does RSS mean?

RSS
RSS; originally RDF Site Summary; often dubbed Really Simple Syndication, uses a family of standard web feed formats to publish frequently updated information: blog entries, news headlines, audio, video. An RSS document includes full or summarized text, and metadata, like publishing date and author's name. RSS feeds enable publishers to syndicate data automatically. A standard XML file format ensures compatibility with many different machines/programs. RSS feeds also benefit users who want to receive timely updates from favourite websites or to aggregate data from many sites. Subscribing to a website RSS removes the need for the user to manually check the web site for new content. Instead, their browser constantly monitors the site and informs the user of any updates. The browser can also be commanded to automatically download the new data for the user. Software termed "RSS reader", "aggregator", or "feed reader", which can be web-based, desktop-based, or mobile-device-based, present RSS feed data to users. Users subscribe to feeds either by entering a feed's URI into the reader or by clicking on the browser's feed icon.

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