|Guide to RSS and Podcasts|
What is RSS?
RSS - "Really Simple Syndication" - is an automated way to receive notification when new content (such as videos, audio files, or headlines) is available. Notification is delivered to your prefered RSS reader or news aggregator. To take advantage of RSS, you must subscribe to an RSS feed. Learn more
What are podcasts?
Podcasts are specialized RSS feeds that allow you to have audio content automatically downloaded to your computer and/or MP3 player. Pendle Hill offers podcasts of its popular evening lecture series.
How Do I Subscribe to RSS or Podcasts?
In order to subscribe to an RSS feed or newsfeed you will need two things, an RSS reader (also known as a news aggregator) and url (web address) of the RSS feed that you wish to subscribe. Many modern browsers such as Firefox (multiplatform), Internet Explorer (Windows), and Safari (multiplatform), have RSS readers built into them. Often you can subscribe by clicking the orange RSS button.
In order to subscribe to a podcast you will need a player such as iTunes (multiplatform).