OMG RSS Feeds
What is RSS?
RSS, which is an acronym that stands for Really Simple
Syndication or Rich Site Summary, allows users to keep
updated on frequently changing content. RSS employs an
XML-based structure that includes a title, date, brief
description, and a link to the full text of content. RSS
can be used to automatically deliver lists, or feeds, of
noteworthy content and descriptive information to users
who subscribe to a feed. Feeds can be read through a
program called a news reader or aggregator.
How can I receive RSS feeds from OMG?
To begin receiving RSS feeds from OMG, you must first
download and install a news reader or news aggregator
that translates RSS code into a format that is easily
under stood by users. Most browsers do not render RSS,
instead they display the RSS code.
How do I subscribe to a feed?
Once you have downloaded and installed your news reader,
the next step is to subscribe to a feed. Different news
aggregators provide varying methods for subscribing to
feeds, but the following instructions typically work for
Please note that by accessing OMG RSS feeds, you
agree to our
- Click on "XML" button, or the accompanying link.
Most browsers will display the XML source code.
The URL of the feed will be displayed in your
browser's address bar.
- Copy the URL.
- Copy the URL into the "Add New Feed" portion of
your news reader. The feed should now show up in
your news reader.
Your news reader is now configured
to automatically display new updates to the feed.
RSS (really simple syndication) service is a
means by which OMG offers feeds of story headlines
in XML format ("RSS Content") to visitors to OMG
(the "OMG Site") who use RSS aggregators. These
Use of RSS Feeds:
RSS is a free service offered by OMG for
non-commercial use. Any other uses, including
without limitation the incorporation of advertising
into or the placement of advertising associated with
or targeted towards the RSS Content, are strictly
prohibited. You must use the RSS feeds as provided
by OMG, and you may not edit or modify the text,
content or links supplied by OMG. For web posting,
reprint, transcript or licensing requests for OMG
material, please send your request to
Link to Content Pages:
The RSS service may be used only with those
platforms from which a functional link is made
available that, when accessed, takes the viewer
directly to the display of the full article on the
OMG Site. You may not display the RSS Content in a
manner that does not permit successful linking to,
redirection to or delivery of the applicable OMG
Site web page. You may not insert any intermediate
page, splash page or other content between the RSS
link and the applicable OMG Site web page.
OMG retains all ownership and other rights in the
RSS Content, and any and all OMG logos and
trademarks used in connection with the RSS Service.
You must provide attribution to the appropriate OMG
website in connection with your use of the RSS
feeds. If you provide this attribution using a
graphic, you must use the appropriate OMG website's
logo that we have incorporated into the RSS feed.
Right to Discontinue Feeds:
OMG reserves the right to discontinue providing
any or all of the RSS feeds at any time and to
require you to cease displaying, distributing or
otherwise using any or all of the RSS feeds for any
reason including, without limitation, your violation
no liability for any of your activities in
connection with the RSS feeds or for your use of the
RSS feeds in connection with your website.