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Google Reader Lets You Track Changes on “Feedless” Sites

Ever wanted to track or monitor changes that happen on your favorite websites but could not do it because the sites don’t have feeds?  Now you can do that with Google Reader.  It now lets you create custom feed for those sites which don’t available feeds.

The process is similar when your adding subscriptions to your Google Reader account for sites with feeds. You simply add the url of the site into Google Reader’s “Add a subscription” box and then Google Reader will periodically visit this site to monitor changes and updates and then publish those using the customized feed for the site.

Unlike sites with published feeds, the customized feed that will appear on Google Reader for these sites with no feeds won’t look as good though. Here’s an example customized feed:

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Not as good looking as your usual Google Reader item, right? Still good enough to at least give you a way to track changes to those sites without visiting them one by one.

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Arnold Zafra writes daily on the announcements by Google, Ask.com, Yahoo & MSN along with how these announcements effect web publishers. He is currently building three niche blogs covering iPad News, Google Android Phones and E-Book Readers.
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