are News Feeds?
News feeds allow you to see when websites
have added new content. You can get the latest
headlines and video in one place, as soon as
its published, without having to visit the
websites you have taken the feed from.
Feeds are also known as RSS. There is some
discussion as to what RSS stands for, but most
people plump for 'Really Simple Syndication'.
In essence, the feeds themselves are just web
pages, designed to be read by computers rather
How do I start using feeds?
In general, the first thing you need is something
called a news reader. This is a piece of software
that checks the feeds and lets you read any
new articles that have been added. There are
many different versions, some of which are
accessed using a browser, and some of which
are downloadable applications.
Browser-based news readers let you catch up
with your RSS feed subscriptions from any computer,
whereas downloadable applications let you store
them on your main computer, in the same way
that you either download your e-mail using
Outlook, or keep it on a web-based service
If you click on the button you can subscribe
to the feed in various ways, including by
dragging the URL of the feed into your news
reader or by cutting and pasting the same
URL into a new feed in your news reader.
Most sites that offer feeds use a similar
orange button, but some may just have a normal
Some browsers, including Firefox, Opera and
Safari, automatically check for feeds for you
when you visit a website, and display an icon
when they find one. This can make subscribing
to feeds much easier. For more details on these,
please check their websites.
How do I get a news reader?
There is a range of different news readers
available and new versions are appearing all
Different news readers work on different operating
systems, so you will need to choose one that
will work with your computer.
Using The DM Group News feeds on
If you run your own website, you can display
the latest headlines from other websites on
your own site using RSS.
We encourage the use of our News feeds as
part of a website, however, we do require that
the proper format and attribution is used when
The DM Group News content appears. The attribution
text should read "The DM Group News" . You
may not use any The DM Group logo without prior
We reserve the right to prevent the distribution
of our News content and the do not accept any
liability for its feeds.