Receive Blog Postings Through Your Email

Several of you have asked about how to receive blog postings through your email. This is available in Outlook as an RSS feed. Unfortunately RSS feeds are not currently supported in Entourage.

If your DELO blog user account is under your Net ID and Net Password, you are probably already receiving this feed. Look in your Outlook mailbox folders and you’ll probably see a folder “RSS Feeds”. Open that up and you’ll see a listing of the DELO blog postings to date.

If you aren’t receiving the feed, here are the steps to signing up:

  1. Open the DELO blog homepage: http://delo.blog.wku.edu/
  2. In the right navigation section, under the META heading, click on “Entries RSS”
  3. Click the dropdown at the top of the page “Subscribe to this feed using” and select Outlook
  4. An alert box will open confirming that you want to add this feed; click “Advanced”
  5. Under the delivery options, you can give the feed a name and specify what folder to put it in (if you want it directly into your Inbox, select “Inbox”)
  6. Click OK and then Yes to confirm that you want the feed

Another way to sign up directly from Outlook is:

  1. In the Outlook Menu Bar, click Tools >> Account Settings
  2. On the RSS Feeds tab, click New
  3. In the New RSS Feed dialog box, type or press CTRL+V to paste the URL of the RSS Feed. The DELO Blog feed URL is http://delo.blog.wku.edu/feed/
  4. Click Add, then OK

If you are already subscribing and you want it to come to a different location in Outlook, here’s what you do:

  1. In the Outlook Menu Bar, click Tools >> Account Settings
  2. Then click the tab “RSS Feeds”
  3. Select the feed you want to change; then click “Change folder”; if you want it directly into your Inbox, select “Inbox”
  4. Then “close” and you should be good to go.

Let me know if you have any questions!

 

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