RSS Feeds in myWKU
One of the many useful functions of myWKU is the ability to add RSS feeds to the RSS portlet. An RSS feed allows you to view data feeds from different blogs or news sources such as CNN, MSNBC or FOX News that will be displayed and will be actively changing, keeping you up to date with current news and events.
How to Determine if a Site has an RSS Feed
Internet browsers are able to tell you if a site has an RSS feed by displaying RSS icons in the address bar or at the bottom of the browser window.
Adding the RSS Feed
- Login to myWKU
- Click the tab labeled My Tab
RSS feeds, by default will be located in the middle Column first portlet. The
current RSS feeds, by default are set to WKU Herald, BG Daily News, AP Top U.S. News
and BBC News.
Select the Web Content icon and the menu block appears select the configuration link: opens this form
Select the Add icon
Enter the name of your Feed and then enter the URL of the site and then select
the Save button.
Now select the return to page icon on the far right of form and your will return to the personal page that you started from.
To delete a RSS feed follow step 5 and once the form is open select the icon at the end of the URL that you want to remove and then select the Save button and then select the return to form icon .
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