Designed for humans first and machines second, microformats are a set of simple, open data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards.
The official microformats site. Contains the development wiki, mailing-list information and scripts to create the major microformats.
Alex Faaborg: Microformats
A series of blog posts giving an introduction to microformats and how these are to be handled in Firefox 3.
Getting Semantic With Microformats
A series of blog posts detailing the semantic benefits, structure, simplicity and overall potential of Microformats.
Tool which validates microformatted hCards against the current specification. Also provides helpful and educational hints about hCards.
Microdata (Rich Snippets) Generators
Collection of microdata generators to add metadata inside web pages.
Microformats Dublin Core in a few (and easy) steps
A brief tutorial for creating microformats following the Dublin Core meta-data standards.
Explanation of microformats with examples of its usage.
XML.com: What Are Microformats
Micah Dubinko asks what microformats are and whether they are here to stay.
Microformats: What, How, and Why
Overview of what Microformats are, how to use them, and why website owners should use them. (November 03, 2009)
Microformats for Business Owners
An explanation of the practical benefits that microformats can bring to a business and its customers. (March 13, 2009)
BBC Radio Labs: Removing Microformats from bbc.co.uk/programmes
Article explaining the decision to remove certain microformat markup from BBC pages on accessibility grounds. (June 23, 2008)
Article by Bruce Lawson and James Craig, raising accessibility issues with the use of some microformats, and specifically the abbr design pattern. (April 27, 2007)
Microformats: Web Semantics and More
Presentation covering the basics of microformats, including syntax, benefits and publishing. (January 01, 2000)
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