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Q&A about: Organization and Sharing Tools

In this post, I’ll share with you some answers to questions PressDisplay.com users asked about our information management tools.  Feel free to suggest other questions for this post and we’ll do our best to answer them. Also, don’t forget to check out the help files on PressDisplay.com related to this area.

1. Can I save articles in PressDisplay.com so I can retrieve them even after the issue is no longer available as a back issue to me?
Yes, that is one of the great benefits of using PressDisplay.com bookmarks.

Bookmarks are a very convenient way to save stories or pages of interest indefinitely, even after they are removed from our available back issues list.  And you can still share articles on those bookmarked pages through email or your blog.

Check out this post where I show you how to create and manage your bookmarks.  How to organize YOUR content on PressDisplay.com

2. What is RSS?
A: RSS is a format for syndicating news and the content of news related web sites. By using RSS programs, called news aggregators, you can easily keep up with all of your favorite newspapers by checking their RSS feeds which display new content as soon as it is published online.

3. How can I use RSS?
A: To begin using RSS, readers must use RSS reader desktop client or any web-based aggregator which can present new articles in a list, giving a line or two of each article and a link to the full article or post. There are multiple programs that can be downloaded free. Here are two to consider:
http://www.download.com/FeedDemon/3000-9227-10252579.html
http://www.download.com/RssFeedEater/3000-9227_4-10467867.html?tag=lst-0-6

For a full list of aggregators visit:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_news_aggregators#Web_based_aggregators

Select the newspaper for which you wish to receive an RSS feed. Select the RSS icon and you will be instructed to copy the URL(s) into your RSS Reader.

  1. Sidney Lovas
    February 28, 2007 at 4:34 pm

    You should either increase the “My Newspapers” drop-down by 10 to 15, or better still, rework it to show the “My newpapers” most read in the past 60 or 90 days…right now it just shows the latest 10 selections.

  2. February 28, 2007 at 5:32 pm

    Yes, it shows the “most recently read” editions like the file menu does in MS Word.

    I’ll share your request for a “most read” list with R&D. Do you keep a list of your favoriate newspapers on the right side of your display? I use that feature a lot so I can just click on the paper thumbnail of my favorites w/o using the drop down lists.

  3. October 11, 2008 at 11:06 pm

    This is a really helpful article, Thank you, I find setting up things with RSS hard and this helped.

  4. Luke
    July 10, 2009 at 9:07 pm

    hi, i wanted to know how to include the newspaper’s homepage image on a website, not the articles, but the image! Is this possible or do I need to pay? Thank you, great service!

  5. July 10, 2009 at 10:58 pm

    Hi Luke

    You need to be a registered user to add newspaper front pages to a website or blog with our widgets. But there is a “free” registration option so you can use that registration and still get the front page widgets you want from the My Referrals link (set up tab) under My Services drop down list on the top right of your display.

    Note, with the Free registration, you have access to all front pages and 2 articles within each title every day. After the 3rd article, you have to start paying.

    Hope that helps.

    Cheers
    Gayle

  6. September 10, 2009 at 7:37 pm

    Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.

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