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1. What is RSS?
2. What is SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader?
3. How do I use the SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader?
4. How do I place the SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader in my blogsite?
5. Blogger
Q1: What is RSS?

RSS is the acronym used to describe the standard for the syndication of Web content. It is widely used to publish frequently updated digital content, such as blogs, news feeds or podcasts. The acronym "RSS" may stand for Really Simple Syndication, Rich Site Summary, RDF Site Summary, or a variation on one of those.

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Q2: What is SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader?

SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader is a simple yet powerful tool that allows you to publish RSS feeds from other sites into your own site using an automatically generated, customizable Flash text box.

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Q3: How do I use the SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader?

Using SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader, you can get live updated RSS feeds into your site in three easy steps:

1. Enter the URL of the RSS feed you want to syndicate into the box provided:

If you don't have a specific RSS feed in mind, you can choose from a number of preset feeds from the drop down menu:
2. Customize your RSS Reader box by filling up the fields provided. Indicate the size you want the Flash box to be and the number of headlines you want to appear at any given moment.

You can also change the color scheme of the RSS reader by entering a wide variety of HTML color codes into the designated fields. You can also use the built in color sampler in choosing the colors you want:

After you fill up all the necessary fields, click "Go":
3. After clicking "Go", you will be taken into another page where you can preview what your RSS reader will look like based on the settings you made on Step 2:
You can press the "Back"; button in your browser and return to Step 2 if you want to make any changes to the appearance of your reader. If you are happy with it, simply copy and paste the HTML code displayed on the box below into your HTML site and you are done!

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Click on your browser's ¡§Back¡¨ button to syndicate another RSS feed.

How do I place the SanrioTown Flash RSS Reader in my blogsite?

SantioTown Blogs:

Although you can not edit the themes of the SanrioTown blogs, you can still opt to place the RSS reader within a blog post. Here's how:

1. Enter your dashboard and click "Write a post";
2. Click on the Code tab on your editor and copy and paste the code from Question 3 Step 3.

3. Fill in the title, click on "Publish"; and your Flash RSS Reader should be displayed in your blog.

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Blogger:

Here's how to do it in Blogger.com:

1. Login into your dashboard and click on "Layout".

2. Click on "Add a Page Element"
3. Under "HTML/JavaScript", click "Add To Blog"
4. Copy and paste the code from Question 3 Step 3 to the "Content" box, and then click on "SAVE CHANGES"
5. Your page element should be added. Click on "View Blog"
6. Your Flash RSS Reader should be displayed in your blog.

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