'RSS' usually stands for 'really simple syndication', which is a way of notifying you about content changes on websites. Subscribing to RSS feeds allows you to keep track of updates from multiple websites without having to go from one site to another.
HKMA provides a list of RSS feeds covering Press Releases, Speeches, Guidelines & Circulars, Publications & Research, Monthly Statistical Bulletin, inSight, Legislative Council Issues and Career. With these feeds you can easily stay informed about your areas of interest.
Websites usually display one or more of the following icons to indicate that RSS feeds are available:
The most common ways to view RSS feeds are:
You can subscribe to an RSS feed in two simple steps:
Some browsers allow subscriptions to RSS feeds. The browser will display an RSS button at the end of the address bar or in the tool bar whenever you visit a webpage that provides a feed. Just click on the RSS icon to subscribe. You can then view the latest information via the browser's bookmarks or a shortcut in the tool bar.
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Free RSS readers are easy to find by searching online with keywords such as "RSS reader". When you have subscribed to or installed a dedicated RSS reader, you can add an RSS feed by copying an address, such as "http://www.news.gov.hk/rss/news/topstories_en.xml", and pasting it to the subscription box of your reader.