One of the, or “the”, most useful and least used feature of wordpress (the software that powers this blog) is the ability to take an RSS feed (or an ATOM feed – whatever fits your fancy) of basically anything! For example, if you searched the blog for the word “blue”, you can take a feed from the results just by adding “/feed” at the end of the URL1 so that you’ll be notified whenever an article with the word “blue” in it is added.
Which is not really useful in and of itself, but one thing that is massively useful and (unfortunately) most WordPress blog owners don’t bother with is having a feed of all comments posted on the blog. In my blog you can get it by clicking the RSS icon in your browser (its the orange icon in the location bar on Firefox 2 or Internet Explorer 7, or at the bottom right corner in most other browsers), and choosing “Things n’ Stuff comments”. Once you are subscribed to the comments feed, you’ll get notified whenever someone posts comments on the blog, on whatever post. Its a great way to track who responds to your comments and posts.
Of course one can subscribe to a feed for only comments of a specific article by going to that article and choosing “Comments feed” from the RSS list.
(1) At the end of the path element of the URL, so in the above example, if the URL of the search would be
http://geek.co.il/wp?s=bluethen the feed would be