News readers Jargon buster

Which? Archive

This article, News readers, was last updated on 01 May 2006 and is now out of date and held in our online archive for reference. Explore our latest Technology articles.

Feed A way for websites to tell news reader programs about their latest stories

News reader (Aggregator) Application that lets you read multiple news feeds from one place

OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) Web technology that lets people exchange feeds between different news readers

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Format used to distribute website content (news, music and so on)

Weblog (Blog) Frequently updated web journal.

Cookies at Which? We use cookies to help improve our sites. If you continue, we'll assume that you're happy to accept our cookies. Find out more about cookies