RSS
RSS feed

MSN search for RSS

You can now search RSS feeds on MSN search. This allows you to find results within RSS feeds and it uses the search operator Feed: followed by your search term. So if you wanted to search for mentions of your site in feeds you could perform a search like this. You just need to replace Newsniche with your site name.

Microsoft search has also added the search operator Hasfeed: that allows you to search for sites that link to an RSS feed. You could use this to find out which sites link to your RSS feed with the query Hasfeed: yoursite.com, this returns all sites that have a link to your feed.

This move by Microsoft shows the growth RSS is experiencing and it's move towards mainstream. The new search ability in MSN search will not replace RSS directories as a means of locating RSS feeds but will help experienced searches in finding information within feeds.

As the uptake of RSS grows the ability to search for RSS feeds in search engines such as MSN search will help bring RSS into the mainstream. In the longer term this is going to benefit webmasters who have decided to create their own RSS feeds.

RSS publishing tools to help you create an RSS feed.
Automate your RSS feed submissions.
Submit you RSS feed manually using our list of RSS directories.

Archives  Site Map  RSS Directories  RSS Tools  Subscribe via RSS 

subscribe to the Newsniche RSS feed

OR subscribe via Email Feed Compare Feedburner subscriber graphs RSS advertising with Bidvertiser 3 things you really want to know about RSS Checking your own RSS feeds Selling RSS subscribers a sad day RSS Hugger FeedBurner feed count drop The value of an RSS subscriber at 30 dollars John Chow vs Shoemoney RSS competition How to display your RSS subscriber count How to transfer an RSS feed in FeedBurner RSS spam Protecting your RSS feeds image replacement Exchanging RSS feeds to increase subscribers River of news is now a flood and how not to drown in it The Best RSS podcast reader FeedGhost contest winner and the eBay RSS experiment RSS Brief feed summary RSS adgregation with Blogrush More secret RSS competitions  Books about RSS Displaying RSS How to RSS News readers PHP RSS RSS advertising RSS Articles RSS autoresponders RSS content RSS in action RSS News RSS promotion RSS Publishers FAQ RSS publishing tools RSS resources RSS Subscribers FAQ RSS thoughts RSS tips and advice RSS tools reviewed RSS validators RSS widgets and tools Site admin