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How to Customize Your How-To Geek RSS Feeds (We’re Changing Things)

If you’re an RSS subscriber, you’ll soon notice that we’re making a few changes. Why? It’s time to simplify our system, while providing you a little more control over which articles you want to see.

The point, of course, is that people like different things, and that’s OK. What’s not so great is getting complaints—Linux users are always whining about Windows posts, and Windows users are whining when we write Linux posts.

It’s also worth pointing out that if you aren’t interested in a post—you don’t have to click on it to read it. This is probably fairly obvious to reasonable people.

The New Feeds

Here’s the new set of feeds you can subscribe to. We’ll probably add more fine-grained feeds in the future, as we get some more things straightened out.

You can obviously subscribe to one or many of them if you feel like it.

The Once Daily Summary Feed!

If you’d rather get all your How-To Geek in a single dose each day, you can subscribe to the summary feed, which is pretty much the same as our daily email newsletter. You can subscribe to this summary feed by clicking here.

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Note: we’re working on a lot of backend changes to hopefully make things a little better for you, the reader. One of the things we’ve consistently had feedback on is the comment system, which we’ll tackle a little later. Also, if you suddenly saw a barrage of posts earlier… oops! Our mistake.

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/16/11

Comments (13)

  1. Ja5087

    Now why isn’t the top bar like the picture?

  2. Nicklas

    This site really needs a redesign.

  3. Omar Hafiz

    Great update. This way you can receive articles meant exactly for you.

    I’ll go for the “Everything we publish” feed, I don’t want to miss any fun on this site.

  4. Matt

    Thanks, this is perfect. I was actually thinking about unsubscribing due to the volume of your feeds about 5 minutes before I saw this post. Well timed, HTG. Well timed.

  5. Kirk

    What will the feed look like for those who keep subscribing to the old feed?

  6. Rod

    oh no ! I don’t like many feed. Only one is the best way imo !

  7. sjkeegs

    @Kirk

    The everything feed http://feeds.howtogeek.com/howtogeek is what I’m currently subscribed to for the how-to-geek, so you should get everything if you don’t change your subscription.

  8. Hatryst

    I like the way “The How-To Geek” is looking upwards towards the ‘subscribe’ button :D

  9. Ben

    @Hatryst Good catch:)

  10. theholygerbil

    @Nicklas as long as the site changes dont screw with its fan base. lifehacker.

  11. segadc

    I like to see everything so leaving the default feed. :)

  12. Myl Hause

    I confess that i like when i can read the Full article on my RSS reader… i cry coz isnt possible in this site

  13. John

    Hello

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