Frequently Asked Questions
What is RSS?
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." It is a standard format used to share content on the Internet. Many Web sites provide RSS "feeds" that describe their latest news and updates.
How can I use RSS?
You can use RSS to review updates from your favorite Web sites without having to visit each site. Using an RSS reader, you subscribe to the feed from a Web site, then scan headlines to find items of interest. If you find an item you like, click the headline to read the details. You always have the latest headlines because your RSS reader periodically retrieves the RSS feeds. You can also use MABAS-IL Announcements feeds directly on your Web site. (See "Can I use MABAS-IL Announcements feeds on my Web site?" below.)
Where can I get an RSS reader?
You can use an online RSS reader, which works from any Web browser, or you can download software that runs on your computer. Some RSS readers are free and some are available for a fee.
MABAS-IL RSS feeds are provided free of charge for commercial or non-commercial use by individuals and organizations.
Can I use MABAS-IL Announcements on my Web site?
Yes, MABAS-IL Announcements and news may be displayed on your Web site using RSS. Your own technical staff is your resource for implementation. We encourage the use of MABAS-IL Announcement feeds as part of a Web site, however, we do require that the proper format and attribution is used when MABAS-IL content appears. The attribution text should read "MABAS-IL" or http://portal.mabas-il.org