When blogs first started to go big, it was exciting to check
all your favorites for updates. Then you found even more blogs you loved and it
got to be a long list of sites to check, and they didn’t all update
consistently so sometimes there was nothing new.
And then there was that blissful day when you discovered RSS
I still remember that first time I opened Internet Explorer
to my Feeds list, and all the updates from all the blogs I subscribe to were
there in one place, just waiting to be read at my leisure. On another blissful
day I discovered that I could view my feeds right from Outlook.
To add an RSS feed in Outlook:
- In Internet Explorer, browse to the website you
want to subscribe to, and click the RSS icon.
- Copy the URL of the page that opens.
- In Outlook, in the Navigation pane, right-click RSS Feeds.
- Click Add a New RSS Feed.
- Paste or type the URL of the RSS feed, and then click Add.
Under the RSS Feed heading, you’ll see a new folder that
contains the latest unread feeds for the website. Feed updates appear in a
list, just like e-mail messages, and you can select one to view it in the
Now every day can be blissful because in just one place you get all your daily updates:
e-mail, calendar, tasks, and RSS feeds.