How to Subscribe to RSS Feeds in Safari on Mac with OS X El Capitan & Yosemite

Stay informed with content of your interest by subscribing RSS feeds of your choice of websites. On your Mac, you can subscribe to RSS feeds in Safari browser.

With RSS, you can source the best content on the web world; instead of visiting your favorite websites, you can get the desired content or specific articles at regular interval. There are many third-party apps that help you subscribe for RSS feeds.

If you are using the latest version of Safari for OS X, it has got RSS subscription feature built into web browser. It has now become quite easy to subscribe RSS feeds; moreover, you can also read your subscribed feeds easily.

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How to Add an RSS Feed Subscription to Safari on Mac

Ensure that you have the latest version of Safari on your Mac running on with OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite to get the RSS subscription option and manager.

How to Add an RSS Feed Subscription to Safari on Mac in OS X Yosemite and El Capitan

Step #1. Launch Safari on your Mac.

Step #2. Type in a webpage with RSS feed available on it (and you want to subscribe to).

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For example, you can go for:

Step #3. Now click on the sidebar button to expand the bookmarks and subscription bar.

Step #4. Choose @ symbol to visit the social section.

Click on At Icon in Mac Safari

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Step #5. Click on “Subscriptions” located at the bottom.

Click on Subscriptions in Safari on Mac

Step #6. Finally, below the “Subscribe to” option, click on “Add Feed” button.

Click on Add Feed in Safari on MacAdd RSS Feed in Safari on Mac

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You can follow the same procedure to add more RSS feeds in your Safari browser.

Now, let’s explore how you can read those RSS feeds in Safari browser.

How to Read RSS Feeds in Safari on Mac Running OS X El Capitan and Yosemite

Step #1. Launch Safari on your Mac.

Step #2. Click on Safari sidebar again.

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Step #3. Click on @ tab.

Access RSS Feed in Safari on Mac

You can see that RSS feeds saved by you will populate into the sidebar automatically.

Step #4. Now you can click on any feed to open it into browser window.

If you are bitten by web bug and crawling all the time on web, you should also consider third-party apps to manage number of RSS feeds. NetNewsWire is the most popular RSS reader. Subscription to RSS feed in Safari is an awesome feature and people are expecting this feature on iOS also.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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