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Software for Checking updates on Different Forums.

Posted on 2016-09-12
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Hi Experts

I have to check the updates to selected links on 4-5 different forums on a daily basis. Is there some tool which can automatically check out those 5 links and inform me about any new updates that have happened there, after my last visit? So that I do not have to manually go and check out myself, just to find that there have not been any new posts made on those links.

I am not looking for email alerts etc. type of option. I need some software or other tool, which can show me the Exact New Updates that have happened on those selected links that I provide it.

Please suggest me some method by which this could be done.

I am using  Windows 7 x64 on my main machine.

Thanks
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by:Tomas Valenta
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Hello,
try to locate in your forums if they support RSS feeds. Then you can use RSS reader application or plugin to the browser.
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by:[ fanpages ]
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I use sneakypete81's "Update Scanner" Add-on for Mozilla Firefox:

[ https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/update-scanner/ ]

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Features:
* Select how often each site will be scanned
* Changes to pages are highlighted automatically
* Minor changes can be ignored
* Full international support

    Version 3.3.1
    Last Updated: September 10, 2016
    Released under Mozilla Public License, version 2.0
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Perhaps there could be something similar available for whichever web browser you prefer.
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by:happy 1001
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Thanks for the suggestions @Tomas Vlenta and @fanpages

Any more ideas in this regards, anyone ?

Thanks
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by:happy 1001
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@Tomas, thanks for the link.

I also found one more software that might work - http://aignes.com/ WebSite-Watcher

Trying to see if they could be used for my work.

Any more ideas are welcome. Thanks
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