Keep track of webpage changes which does not have RSS

Some pages on the internet are made by people who do not really want to engage with other proactively. As a blogger you cannot image someone writing a blog or creating a website without any RSS feeds. Most websites which are popular absolutely support RSS feeds but sometimes some websites which I might feel important and want to follow changes to do not have RSS feeds. 🙁

This is where I liked Change Detection a website to keep updated about changes.

Features of Change Detection

  • Just enter the name of the website which you want to monitor changes to and also enter the email address to which the alert is sent.
  • Practical use can be to actually monitor a change of policy in a company or stay updated if a software you are using has newer version. 😉
  • It can also double up as Google alert but I have not tested it much. Still feel Google alerts works great.

Previously I had written about how to use Google Reader to create rss feeds of any page which can also be used to monitor a website and changes it has. Change Detection is better in the sense I do not need to your Google Reader! 😀

Do you monitor any website without RSS? Do let me know your views through your comments.

2 replies on “Keep track of webpage changes which does not have RSS”

  1. Thanks for the info. Aditya

    Although there are very few websites who dont support RSS, I jst came accross one in the evening which does not support RSS.. I’ll jst go back to it and try ur trick… 🙂

    1. Its not just about RSS, but very useful when TOS are updated by companies. Example one line is change you will be notified. that doesnt work with RSS feeds.

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