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Using RSS feeds

Safari RSS for Mac OS X Tiger lets you keep up with breaking news, thanks to a handy RSS icon which notifies you if RSS feeds are available. Safari displays the feed once you have clicked on the icon. Safari in addition informs you when your bookmarked feeds are updated with new articles, so you get the latest news without repeatedly refreshing the page.

To access RSS Feeds your Safari browser needs to be RSS enabled.

To enable RSS in Safari:

Open Safari

Click on Safari

Click Preferences

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Click on the RSS tab

We advise that information on the RSS tab should be as follows:

  • Default RSS Reader: Safari

Automatically update articles in:

  •  Bookmarks bar is ticked
  •  Bookmarks Menu is NOT ticked

Check for updates: Every 30 minutes

Color new articles is NOT ticked

Remove articles: after two weeks

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Now Close the RSS tab

When the Blue/Orange RSS tag is clicked, RSS feeds will be displayed within the Safari browser.

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Once RSS Feeds are displayed select the feed you want by clicking the link.

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To the right side of your browser you can:

  • Search Articles
  • Adjust Article length
  • Sort By:
       - Date 
       - Title
       - Source
       - New
  • You can also view:
       - All
       - Today
       - Yesterday
       - last Seven Days
       - This Month 
       - Last Month
  • The Source is also displayed, in this case BBC NEW|NEWS...
  • Actions allow you to:
       - Mail to link
       - ADD Bookmarks

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