UQ Events is now available through the UQ Events RSS service. With UQ Events RSS you can take the latest What's On This Week headlines, for individual, non-commercial use and add them into your preferred RSS XML Aggregators, blogs, Facebook and Twitter.
RSS is an acronym for Really Simple Syndication. It is an XML format designed for sharing web content like news headlines and announcements. An RSS service consists of a list of items, each of which contains a headline, date, description, and a link to a web page. For the UQ Events RSS service, the full content, such as a full-text description is made available in the RSS service. The web link will take you to the full description on the UQ Events website.
You will need an RSS news reader or aggregator or scripts (PHP, etc) that will allow you to collect and display the RSS service. RSS readers allow you to view the service you select in one location and, by automatically retrieving updates, stay current with newly published content. For a free news reader setup, use Mozilla Firefox.
Set up your news reader or scripts before you use UQ Events RSS. To subscribe to UQ Events RSS, right-click on one of the RSS Links and select "Copy Shortcut" or "Copy Link Location" to copy the location (URL) of the service. Paste this copied location to the location of the service you wish to subscribe to on the news reader or scripts.
Live Bookmarks is a new technology in Mozilla Firefox that lets you view RSS headlines in the bookmarks toolbar or bookmarks menu. With one glance, quickly see the latest events from this site. Go directly to the event items that interest you — saving you time.
This site is enabled for Live Bookmarks when you see the RSS icon at the top right hand corner of the browser. Clicking on the icon and selecting an RSS feed will bring up the Add Bookmark dialog. Select 'OK' and you will see Live Bookmarks with the rest of your bookmarks. Many people find it especially convenient to save Live Bookmarks in their Bookmarks Toolbar folder. Click here for more information about Live Bookmarks