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--[[User:Tharris|Tharris]] 23:53, 2 February 2006 (EST)
--[[User:Tharris|Tharris]] 23:53, 2 February 2006 (EST)
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About RSS feeds at WormBase

WormBase news feeds (using the RSS format) provide a convenient mechanism for staying up-to-date with new datasets, features, and system status. Browsers such as Apple's Safari and Mozilla's Firefox offer support for viewing and subscribing to RSS feeds.



Subscribe to the WormBase-live RSS feed to learn about new features and datasets and to be notified of system status. The live site feed is available at:


Older browsers: http://www.wormbase.org/rss/wormbase-live.xml


The WormBase-dev RSS feed describes new features and datasets currently under testing on the WormBase Development Server. The development feed is available at:


Older browsers: http://www.wormbase.org/rss/wormbase-dev.xml


WormMart is the WormBase implementation of BioMart, a tool for retrieving datasets en masse. Subscribe to this feed to learn about new features and datasets at WormMart. The WormMart feed is available at


Older browsers: http://www.wormbase.org/rss/wormmart.xml


You can easily keep up-to-date with changes on the Wiki by subscribing to the "New Pages" and/or "Recent Changes" feeds:



Older browsers:



Using RSS feeds to stay up-to-date with specific database entries

WormBase now offers the ability to stay up-to-date with favorite genes (or any database object) using RSS.

From any given report page, simply click on the "RSS" icon or logo in your browser. To subscribe, bookmark the link. You will automatically be notified if this gene is updated in the future.

Note that the first entry of the RSS feed contains all changes to the object dating back to 01 Jan 2007.

The generic format for the URL should be:


--Tharris 23:53, 2 February 2006 (EST)