Follow your favorite Stetson Today news by subscribing to an RSS feed. By subscribing to a feed, you're asking the computer to keep track of incoming news for you. Once you're subscribed, the news will be delivered directly to your RSS reader, your inbox or your web browser, depending on how you set up your feeds.
When you click the orange RSS button on a web page, an RSS page will open. This page's appearance will vary depending on which web browser you use, which version of the web browser you have and whether or not you're on a mobile device. Though your experience subscribing to an RSS feed may be different from the person sitting next to you, you're both on the right track.
Following is a list of Stetson Today RSS feed categories:
- Arts and Entertainment
- Campus and Community
- Events Calendar
- In Business
- Law and Justice
- Science and Technology
- Sports and Recreation
- Stetson Today (all stories)
- Top Stories
Note: In some web browsers you may see a page of code when you click on a feed's button. If you see this, you need to download an extension specific to your browser. If you're using Google Chrome, please use this link to the Chrome Web Store for a list of RSS reader extensions.
Using RSS Feeds and Readers
Let the web do the work for you by using a web-based RSS reader. It's free and allows you to subscribe to multiple RSS feeds all in one place. Here's how to get started:
- Go to a website that offers RSS readers (see list below). Some require you to download the RSS reader, while others simply ask that you set up an account or register. You only have to do this once.
- Either download and set up your reader, or register your account and set up your reader.
- Leave the RSS reader page open. Open a new window and go to Stetson Today. Click the orange RSS button next to the subject area that interests you.
- A new web page will open. Copy and paste the web address of that page into your RSS reader. You only have to do this once. Next time you visit your RSS reader, you'll automatically see all the latest news in the subject area you subscribed to.
- FeedBucket -- no download required
- Google Reader - no download required
- Bloglines - no download required
- FeedDemon -- download required; a popular choice for Windows users
RSS In Your Email
Click on one of the orange RSS buttons in Stetson Today. Depending on your browser, you should see a page that offers you a right-hand menu of choices. Look for the word Actions. Under that you should see an option to "Subscribe in Mail." If you click on that, you will be able to save the RSS feed in your mailbox, which will allow you to follow the news via email.