Tools and Services

Welcome to the information page for Tools and Services. Here you’ll find video tutorials and FAQs explaining features such as Clippings, the FT Lexicon and Email Briefings.

You can also find out how to comment on articles.

Features and Tools List


Help on looking up words and technical terms with Lexicon


How-to for getting the FT electronically


How to get the most of our advanced search tool


Save an article for later or create a list to share

Alerts Hub

Get email alerts on topics you want to know about


Help and information about using the commenting tools


Help and information about using RSS

Press Cuttings

Help and information about using the Press Cuttings service

Economic calendar

Help and instruction for using the economic calendar

Social media Q&A

Common questions about our social media presence



Your top questions answered

Below is a selection of the top queries we have from our users. You can find a more comprehensive list of queries in the categories to the left.

  • How do I delete or unsubscribe from an alert?
    • Alerts can be deleted from within the alerts hub by selecting the grey cross next to the alert type you wish to remove. You can also unsubscribe using from within the email, using the “unsubscribe” link located within the email footer.
  • What are Corporate Services emails?
    • They are daily topic based email briefings exclusively for corporate subscribers. The emails consolidate articles on a particular topic from across into one daily email. There are 23 standard emails. Corporate customers can also request a custom email which is tailored to meet their specific information requirements
  • Where can I contribute comments on articles on
    • If a comment box appears underneath an article on you can use it post your views. Most articles on are open to commenting.