If you’re frustrated by the need to find sufficient quantities of fresh new content with which to grow and feed a hungry audience, you might want to consider building a news aggregator site. It’s pretty easy to do with WordPress, and in this article, we’ll show you how. What’s a news aggregator site?
First, let’s get clear on what, exactly, we’re talking about when we say “news aggregator site”. It’s essentially a site that employs RSS feed technology to pull information and content on a specific topic or niche from several specified websites, then publishes them together on a single website. The kind of content that’s aggregated can take a number of forms – blog posts, podcasts, videos, etc.
How does it work? The news aggregator site owner specifies various RSS feeds from a number of relevant, trustworthy sources. Then, any time one of the source sites publishes a new piece of content in that feed, it gets pulled automatically into the aggregator site.
Let’s be very clear before we go further: we’re not talking about spam blogs that republish scraped and stolen content from original blogs in an attempt to