What is RSS?

RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication or RDF Site Summary (RSS 0.9 dan 1.0) is an XML (Extensible Markup Language) application with accordance to World Wide Consortium (W3C) specification level. It is a news syndication format and is being used as an agent to retrieve online news or online data from websites that support this application.

Why is RSS needed?

Technological developments in online publishing make tasks very easy, not only to disseminate latest information through the web, but also to track a large amount of information from favourite websites without having to remember the URL address or regularly checking email for latest information. This RSS facility is provided specifically for website developer to get latest information regarding the Tanjong Malim District Council (MDTM). MDTM is hoped to channel latest or current information from its official portal through this application faster and more effectively. Also, through this RSS feed:

1.            You can choose to read only the news you want and relevant to your needs.
2.            You indirectly get reliable information and prevent unneeded information (the spam).
3.            Saves time.
4.            You can find the Latest Information regarding MDTM faster and more effectively.
5.            News or information displayed is the latest without having to browse the web page.

How to use RSS?

There are many options on how to use this RSS service. Below are the two methods that are commonly being used:

1.            By using rss Reader software;
2.            By installing directly to browser.