What is RSS?
RSS is defined as Really Simple Syndication. RSS feeds are XML code written to provide content summaries. An RSS channel consists of a list of items, each of which contains a headline, first sentence or two of the article, and a link to a web page.
What do I need to get started?
You will need an RSS newsreader or aggregator in order to read the XML code. There are many different types of RSS readers. Many of the programs are free and can be found by Googling RSS readers
I have my newsreader now what?
On Xtra.ca you will find links that look like this
. Click on the link. Copy the URL so you can paste it into your RSS reader when prompted - your newsreader will have a button or option to "subscribe to" or "add" RSS feeds.