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Subscribe to an RSS Feed in IE9 / Internet Explorer 9

IT Problem

If you would like to subscribe to a websites rss feed in Internet explorer 9 then it is dead simple. It even has a search function to find what type feed a website has.

 

IT Solution

Ok so you first of all need to be on the web page that you would like to subscribe to. Ill use this site as a test.

so im now on www.techieshelp.com and who wouldn’t want daily IT solutions via rss ;).

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ie9 rss

ie9 rss

 

 

On your keyboard press Alt + T and go to the section that says Feed Discovery.

 

ie9 feed discovery

ie9 feed discovery

 

 

Then select the type of feed you want, it will display all the feeds the site has. Once you have selected your feed then you will see the sites feed. Click on the section that says Subscribe to This Feed and you will see the below pop up.

 

subscribe to this feed

subscribe to this feed

 

 

Simply click subscribe then you will receive updates from this site.

 

Enable IE9 Command Bar

Another way of  subscribing to and rss feed in Internet explorer 9 is from the command bar. By default the command bar is not enabled. To enable it do the following.

 

Press Alt + V. You will then see the view menu. Then move across to toolbars. Then select command bar.

 

enable command bar in internet explorer 9

enable command bar in internet explorer 9

 

 

You should then notice the new command bar on your Internet explorer 9.Notice that if the website you are viewing does not provide an rss feed then the rss icon is greyed out.

 

rss greyed out in internet explorer 9

rss greyed out in internet explorer 9

 

 

If the site you are on supports rss then you will see the rss icon is green. See below

 

ie9 rss feed enabled

ie9 rss feed enabled

 

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Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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