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What is RSS?

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is an XML-based format in which content from blogs and websites, including the Town of East Gwillimbury, is delivered to specialized RSS news readers. Our free RSS feeds include headlines and links back to www.eastgwillimbury.ca for the full article.

How do I sign up for the Town's RSS feed?

First you must get an RSS reader (see below). Then, simply click below in the "Subscribe to RSS Feed" section for the feed you'd like and follow the instructions in your RSS reader to add the feed to your list.

How do I get an RSS feed reader?

Some browsers, such as the current versions of Internet Explorer 7, Firefox, Opera, and Safari, have RSS readers built in. If you're using a browser that doesn't currently support RSS, there are a variety of RSS readers available online. Some are free to download and others are available for purchase.

Some popular free feed reader programs:

These website readers are useful for anyone who cannot install one of the other readers for some reason:

What are the benefits of using RSS?

RSS is an easy way for you to review updates from all of your favorite Web sites and blogs without having to visit each site. Using an RSS reader, you subscribe to a feed, then scan headlines. If you find an article that interests you, simply click on the headline to read the complete article. RSS readers collect feeds into one place that you can manage.

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If you email over RSS, you can use our Email Updates Subscription service.

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