Saturday, March 1, 2008

How to set up an RSS feed as a live bookmark in your browser in 5 seconds

Does this topic have relevance to translation? It does. You need to keep in touch with the latest developments in translation and all things connected to it. You need to get news on the latest resources, dictionaries, glossaries and other references that come up on the Web very fast, so that you have access to the latest resources, and can perform your translation work efficiently and speedily. There's too much of information out there, and simply no time for you to go searching for it.

Here's how you set up an RSS feed as a live bookmark in Firefox in 5 seconds

While you are reading this blog, you should see an orange icon in the bottom right part of the Mozilla Firefox browser window (the status bar), or if you are using version 1.5 or newer, in the right most part of the address bar like so:



Just click the orange icon, click on Subscribe to RSS Feeds. You will get this:





Click on Subscribe Now, you get this:



Click OK and Translator's Tools will be on the status bar like this, along with other feeds that you can register in a similar way!






Don't go to the news – let the news come to you!

If you are already using other RSS readers, you can click on the link "Subscribe in a reader (with icon to the left)" OR the link "If you like the posts, please click here to subscribe." This leads you to a window that allows you to select your reader from the following: My Yahoo, NewsGator, AOL, Rojo, Bloglines, Netvibes, Google, other readers, View Feed XML.

Alternately, you can also click on the RSS subscribe icon, you can select from Bloglines, My Yahoo, Google, Newsgator, My MSN, Rojo, Pluck, My AOL, News Alloy, Netvibes, Pageflakes, and subscribe to this feed.

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