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Get Emails for new posts to a forum RRS feed

  • Question

  • I might just be missing this overall, but how do I subscribe to a forum to receive emails when someone posts a new thread to that forum?

    Thanks,


    Robert Johnston

    Monday, October 19, 2015 4:58 PM

Answers

  • Clicking the RSS feed icon should take you to this page (for this forum anyhow)

    https://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/whatforum/threads?outputAs=rss

    The header of the page should be

    Where is the Forum For…? forum

    You are viewing a feed that contains
    frequently updated content.
    When you subscribe to a feed, it is added to the
    Common Feed List. Updated information from the feed is automatically downloaded
    to your computer and can be viewed in Internet Explorer and other programs. Learn
    more about feeds.

    Subscribe to this feed

    (although much nicer looking)

    Is that not what you see?

    Karl


    When you see answers and helpful posts, please click Vote As Helpful, Propose As Answer, and/or Mark As Answer.
    My Blog: Unlock PowerShell
    My Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
    My E-mail: -join('6D73646E5F6B61726C406F75746C6F6F6B2E636F6D'-split'(?<=\G.{2})'|%{if($_){[char][int]"0x$_"}})


    • Edited by Just Karl Monday, October 19, 2015 7:34 PM
    • Marked as answer by Dave PatrickMVP Friday, October 30, 2015 4:10 PM
    Monday, October 19, 2015 7:33 PM

All replies

  • Hello,

    You'd need to subscribe via RSS.

    Karl


    When you see answers and helpful posts, please click Vote As Helpful, Propose As Answer, and/or Mark As Answer.
    My Blog: Unlock PowerShell
    My Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
    My E-mail: -join('6D73646E5F6B61726C406F75746C6F6F6B2E636F6D'-split'(?<=\G.{2})'|%{if($_){[char][int]"0x$_"}})

    Monday, October 19, 2015 5:55 PM
  • Ok, and how is that done.  Each time I click on the RSS feed icon, I just get a page of xml.

    Robert Johnston

    Monday, October 19, 2015 6:02 PM
  • Clicking the RSS feed icon should take you to this page (for this forum anyhow)

    https://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/whatforum/threads?outputAs=rss

    The header of the page should be

    Where is the Forum For…? forum

    You are viewing a feed that contains
    frequently updated content.
    When you subscribe to a feed, it is added to the
    Common Feed List. Updated information from the feed is automatically downloaded
    to your computer and can be viewed in Internet Explorer and other programs. Learn
    more about feeds.

    Subscribe to this feed

    (although much nicer looking)

    Is that not what you see?

    Karl


    When you see answers and helpful posts, please click Vote As Helpful, Propose As Answer, and/or Mark As Answer.
    My Blog: Unlock PowerShell
    My Book: Windows PowerShell 2.0 Bible
    My E-mail: -join('6D73646E5F6B61726C406F75746C6F6F6B2E636F6D'-split'(?<=\G.{2})'|%{if($_){[char][int]"0x$_"}})


    • Edited by Just Karl Monday, October 19, 2015 7:34 PM
    • Marked as answer by Dave PatrickMVP Friday, October 30, 2015 4:10 PM
    Monday, October 19, 2015 7:33 PM