So without further introduction, we present our CRITERIA: There is nothing, I repeat, nothing that is more important than performance. A start page is something you use every single day, in every browsing session.If it’s slow, it will affect you, bug you, and disrupt your browsing experience, whether it be work or play.Proponents of the new format formed the IETF Atom Publishing Format and Protocol Workgroup.The Atom syndication format was published as an IETF proposed standard in RFC 4287 (December 2005), and the Atom Publishing Protocol was published as RFC 5023 (October 2007).Instead of checking the 40 websites you follow, you can just open an RSS reader app and see what's new on all of those sites together.In the years since Google Reader died, a wide range of RSS feed reader apps have come and gone.Web feeds allow software programs to check for updates published on a website.To provide a web feed, the site owner may use specialized software (such as a content management system) that publishes a list (or "feed") of recent articles or content in a standardized, machine-readable format.
RSS feeds also benefit users who want to receive timely updates from favourite websites or to aggregate data from many sites.
The news aggregator will automatically check the RSS feed for new content, allowing the content to be automatically passed from website to website or from website to user. Websites usually use RSS feeds to publish frequently updated information, such as blog entries, news headlines, audio, video.
An RSS document (called "feed", "web feed", or "channel") includes full or summarized text, and metadata, like publishing date and author's name.
Updated: January 2016 I’ve gotten some complaints about making people scroll too much…
So if you’re just here to find out “Who’s the best? We’ve asked around, we’ve searched, we looked, reviewed, and studied: we have our top 10.