This article uses a simplified 140 characters or less approach to sharing information about Microformats. I've taken all of my original Tweets about Microformats and have expanded them to include links to authoritative references for more information.
This document has Fragment IDs assigned to all Tweets for quick one click reference e.g. http://www.seoconsultants.com/microformats/140#S9682824372
rating_bar- The Stars http://Yoast.com/implement-hreview-wordpress-theme/#therating
Discussion http://www.WebmasterWorld.com/google/4087893.htm / http://www.SEOConsultants.com/Microformats/140 or less.
When writing about use camelCasing e.g. vCard, hCard, hProduct, hReview, hCalendar. When naming markup classes use lower case.
Where are the search engines getting some of their data from? http://Microformats.org/wiki/hcard-supporting-user-profiles
vCard, hCard, hProduct, hReview / These are the main formats you'll want to implement now, don't wait any longer.
Google is experimenting with markup for product data. http://Twuna.com/hCard-Products
What's nice about Microformats over RDFa is that you can utilize the class names for styling, that's a BIG advantage.
Google recognizes the following Properties for Microformats/RDFa http://Twuna.com/RDFa-Products / Currently in Beta.
Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool http://www.Google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets
rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me" rel="me"
class, SHUT UP!
Basic slideshow for those wanting an overview of hCard formats. http://www.xFront.com/microformats/hCard.html < It's good.
<cite class="vcard"><span class="fn">Edward Lewis</span></cite>Memorize the
fnproperty, it is required.
Author URI Example
<address class="vcard"><a class="fn url" href="http://pageoneresults.com/">Edward Lewis</a></address>
I'm marking up extensive video libraries (1,000+ titles) using http://Microformats.org/wiki/video-info-examples That was easy.
http://Microformats.org/code/hcard/creator < Quickest way to get started. Don't be frightened. Clean up generated code too.
Name property is mandatory for hCard
<div class="vcard"><span class="fn">Edward Lewis</span></div>Memorize and utilize.
class=""attribute will haunt you in your dreams. You'll have a
class=""for almost every element.
20+ hours of refining, implementing and, mastering hCard/vCard. Lots of info to share. Just stopped by to say hello. Ciao!
Google and Microformats: Drive More Traffic http://yoast.com/?p=1966 RT @EdWords @yoast BY @w3edge / Study and implement RDFa and Microformats.
I think I'm going to have some fun using Microformats.