Tag Archives: rss

Monitoring, Monitorus, Montastic – Server Uptime Anyone?

Here’s a couple of neato services that you can use to monitor any web server’s uptime throughout the day. I’ve been looking for a free service like this for a while now. Web-based software that would track the response times of your servers from various points on the internet, giving you a “true” feel for [...]

Live Category-based OPML template for WordPress 2.0

ok, here’s a little something i’ve been messing with.. i wanted to generate an OPML file based on all the different types of feeds offered with the default WordPress installation. that is, every WP site has a “main” site feed (in rdf, rss, and atom), but there are also category (and subcategory) feeds, as well [...]

Mixing Feeds: A Brief Comparison

Many sites now offer their visitors a variety of RSS feeds which can be used to track specific aspects of their website. The most common among these would probably be something like categories based feeds. It was only a matter of time before combinations of feeds started to be offered as well. That is, people [...]

Information overload sucks and RSS

There seems to be some kind of backlash building up against the widely popularized RSS feed format. Most recently, an article posted by Paul Kedrosky entitled: “RSS Sucks” caught my eye. Ironically, i noticed his article because i was browsing around in my RSS reader. I use SearchFox primarily, and without it i honestly don’t [...]