Stack2RSS provides RSS feeds for answers, questions, comments, suggested edits, badges, reputation changes, question timeline events, and more! Stay on top of what's happening like never before.
Interested in a certain tag or a certain topic? Then create an RSS feed for it and find out when new questions are asked!
Know a really smart user on one of the Stack Exchange sites? Create a feed to follow their activities and find out when they post new content.
Using Stack2RSS requires a very basic introduction to the Stack Exchange API. Stack Exchange provides access to site items through API methods. For example, to retrieve all recent questions, one would use the URL:
This returns a (nearly) unreadable dump of text in JSON format. Stack2RSS takes this information and creates a nicely formatted RSS feed. This feed can then be added to your favorite RSS reader.
How do you create a feed? It's easy: take the relative path of an API method (including query string parameters and API version) and append it to the Stack2RSS URL like so:
If all of this technical jargon is confusing to you, keep reading.
The first example is relatively simple - it fetches all new questions asked on Super User:
The next example fetches all answers by user Jon Skeet on Stack Overflow:
The final example fetches all questions on Server Fault with the tag "apache":
You can find the source code for the entire project here on GitHub. The code is released under the MIT license.