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  • # November 20, 2008 at 2:20 am

    i’ve read about new thing MICROFORMAT on many blog. but didn’t understand yet actually what is this ?
    how we can use this ?
    What is the benefit of using this now and in future ?

    # November 20, 2008 at 7:38 am

    It’s hardly new – not in web terms. Microformats are a method of marking-up types of content to be easily lifted or shared with other websites or applications. For instance, the name and address of your company can have certain class names attributed to your HTML elements. These class-names can then be read by a web app, which will allow a site visitor to insert those details directly into your address book with the click of a link. Microformats are not that difficult to apply – in most cases it’s just a slight modification of your HTML classes.

    # November 20, 2008 at 10:32 am

    Thx box . i get some clearence.

    but some more question after konwing some

    1. so we dont need to style those classes in css . just need to put them in html.

    2. is this helps in search engine ranking ?

    3. how we can extract data from other already made with microformats sites?

    4. is Microformat supported or suggested by W3C ?

    # November 20, 2008 at 10:51 am

    Microformats site:
    (Check out the Tools for quickly creating markup)

    Somewhat practical example: … mats-site/

    search engine ranks? Probably not.

    How can you extract? With stuff like this: … okmarklet/

    The W3C is actually recommending RDFa:

    # November 20, 2008 at 11:01 am

    Thx Chris for quick reply .

    Are u using microformat Chris ?

    # November 21, 2008 at 2:52 am

    This is a good article on this .

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