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.

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Reduced Space Symbology

Computing » General

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Regression Sum of Squares

Academic & Science » Physics -- and more...

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Regulatory Support Staff

Governmental » FDA

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Religious Studies Society

Community » Religion

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Reload Slash-Shot

Computing » Gaming

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Remote Sensing Science

Academic & Science » Ocean Science

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Remote Sensing Systems

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Remote Sensors Subsystem

Governmental » Military

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Remote Site Subsystem

Governmental » Military

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Remote Slave Station

Governmental » Military

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Remote Support Software

Computing » Networking

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Remote Switching Site

Computing » Telecom

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Remote Switching System

Computing » Telecom

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Repetitive stress syndrome

Medical

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Resident Set Size

Academic & Science » Mathematics

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Reverse Sense Switch

Computing » Assembly

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Revised Statutes of Saskatchewan

Community » Law & Legal

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Rib Structure Station

Governmental » NASA

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Rich Site Specification

Internet » Chat

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Rich Site Summary

Internet -- and more...

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Roach Support System

Miscellaneous » Funnies

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Robotic Servicer System

Governmental » NASA

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Robotics Science and Systems

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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Rockdale Sandow and Southern Railroad Company

Regional » Railroads

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Room Scheduling System

Academic & Science » Universities

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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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