What is RSS
(and why should I care?)
Our RSS Reports Feed
Google Chrome no longer supports RSS feed links.
To subscribe to our RSS feed use another browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox) or RSS Reader App.
RSS is an alternative to receiving the emails. One benefit of using RSS instead of email is that there are no junk mail filters or "lost" mailings with RSS. You receive a notice of each and every report.
What is RSS?
RSS a means by which you receive automatic notifications each time a new article is placed on the home page of our web site. It's as if we'd send you an email each time we publish an article. But unlike email there is no filtering or junk mail intercepts so you can be confident that you will receive each and every notification. Nothing is lost.
RSS.. A "Backup" to FBIS Mailings
If you subscribe to our FBIS mailings you should consider using RSS as an alternative to email. Here's why: Each time we send out a mailing via email we have a number of emails returned as "un-deliverable." This means you may not be getting all of your FBIS emails. A large quantity of these rejected emails are due to spam filters. If you subscribe to our RSS feed you won't miss anything.
Why you might miss some of our reports.
When a report contains a legitimate word that is often used in junk mailings your email provider (Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, etc) will sometimes simply reject it. For example, we see a good number of rejections when the subject is homosexuality. Believe it or not we've also had emails returned when the subject was the "lottery." Spam filters read that and think it's junk mail so they refuse to pass it on to you. This is on the host server, BEFORE it ever get's to your computer/account.
With RSS you get each and every report.
RSS feeds are not "filtered" and they do not check for spam. You won't miss any important articles! No more missed mailings ending up in "junk" or "spam." You know you can trust the source of the feed as, unlike mail, YOU tell the service up front what feeds you want to receive.
HOW TO SETUP YOUR FEED
"How do I get my Way of LIfe RSS feed" and "How do I read it?"
Before you attempt to subscribe make sure you have software to read the RSS feed. Many email programs will accept RSS feeds. You may also use software that is designed for RSS reading. Just perform an app store or web search for "rss readers" or check your favorite download sites such as cnet.com or softpedia.com For Mac, check macupdate.com for "rss readers" and also check the app store. There are also many websites that allow for RSS reading.
Subscribing to feeds
Setting-up your feed is easy. Simply click the link above Reader app will automatically launch and ask you if you want to add the feed. Simply click yes and you have a new feed! (Note that Google Chrome web browser does not support RSS feed links. Use another browser to click our RSS link.) OR... copy the text link above and use it to create a new feed in your app (or web app).
Why special software and syncs? Are there that many feeds?
Once you discover RSS you'll be hooked! You'll be subscribing to other feeds and before long you have have feeds and more feeds. Just search the web for "news feeds," or better yet, go to your favorite web sites and look for their "RSS feeds" (But done't use Chrome). Just look at this list of RSS feeds for Apple Support. Subscribe to a feed and anytime that web page is updated you'll know about it!
Thanks for reading about RSS!
- Way of Life Literature staff article
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