On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 15:48:14 +0100, Roy Schestowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Ignoramus27036 wrote:
>> On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 14:40:14 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> The amber/orange XML button is what I was referring to. Very few sites
>>> use other buttons to indicate feeds. The more familiar to the general
>>> audience, the better. I haven't looked at the size of the GIF's or PNG's,
>>> but I imagine it should not affect your choice and is no more than 300
>>> bytes anyway.
>> Roy, can you please point me to a particular button? I am a little
>> confused, as I saw several. I will use the one that you would suggest.
> The 'button' in the bottom-left of my front page is definitely the most
> ubiquitous. If you press it, rather than getting an XML item (code that is
> daunting to some), you will find yourself in a page where I have placed the
> proper buttons which imply feed versions. For people who are intimidated by
> feeds, there are also vendor-specific buttons which they might find
> helpful. Look at the source of that little vendor-specific section. You
> just need to shove the URL's of your feeds in the right place.
> I can confirm that more and more people slowly subscribe to my site. I only
> regret not doing it earlier.
Thanks a lot for your help. I also regret that I did not develop good
features for a few years, not doing the right things (partly because we
had a kid).
I placed your button on http://www.algebra.com/.