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RSS Guide

What is RSS?

RSS or RDF Site Summary is a XML (Extensible Markup Language) application based on the W3Schools specification. RSS is a format for syndicating news that is used as an agent to retrieve information and data online from websites that supports this application.


What is RssReader?

RssReader is a programme that enables users to receive news or information from web sites that supports RSS application. For further information, go to


RSS at DOSH Website

The RSS facility is provided for DOSH Website users to get the latest information on DOSH. Through this application, it is hoped that information from DOSH Website will be channeled more quickly and effectively. Other advantages of RSS Feed:

  1. Customisation of news feed according to user’s needs and preference
  2. Reliable information (secure from unwanted information such as spam)
  3. .Fast and effective distribution of information
  4. Allows the latest news and information to be displayed without having to go to the Website


RssReader Installation Guide

Step 1:

  1. You will need to download Microsoft.NET framework first if you are not currently using Windows 2003 or the latest version of Windows XP
  2. The easiest way is through Windows update or by visiting Microsoft How to Get the .NET Framework 1.1

Step 2:

Download the following RssReader or rssreader.exe.

Step 3:

  1. 1.Install RssReader.
  2. 2.If you have downloaded the .zip version, you would need to unzip the file before running setup.exe.
  3. 3.You can directly run the programme if you have downloaded the .exe file.

Step 4:

Look for this image rss blue  in DOSH Website.

Place the cursor above the image, right click and select "Copy Shortcut". Run the RssReader and go to "add (+)". Right click, "paste" the url and click ok.

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