I am looking for a free web service similar to Change Detection or page2rss that can create an RSS/ATOM feed from any page that does not provide a feed by itself. I am asking for an alternative to Change Detection and page2rss because these two are not capable of distinguishing between minor and real changes on a page. That is, with these services I often get an RSS feed update even if just one number changes, the page date is updated or a few words are added.

Do you know of any other web service that handles the recognition of changes better?

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    Must it be RSS or is Atom also allowed? If RSS, does the variant matter?
    – unor
    Mar 1, 2014 at 15:22
  • Thanks unor. Forgot to mention. Both RSS and Atom is fine. The variant does not matter as far as importing the feed into a feed reader is concerned.
    – orschiro
    Mar 2, 2014 at 8:24
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    possible duplicate of Web application that creates RSS feeds for any website Mar 2, 2014 at 8:44
  • @JensPiegsa The recommended application there is page2rss which I already excluded here because it does page monitoring insufficiently, sending out alerts even for insignificant website changes that are not of interest.
    – orschiro
    Mar 3, 2014 at 6:54


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