Recap: Introduction to Microformats

October 21, 2009 Emily Lewis

For our October 7 event, Emily Lewis discussed the basics you need to start publishing microformats. If you were unable to attend or need a refresher, we've got you covered:

Recap

I began my presentation with a discussion of what microformats are and their various benefits, including:

Then I dove right into some examples of microformats, including rel-tag, hCard and hCalendar. For each of these examples, I emphasized the importance of the web content itself and the use of POSH

Next, I demonstrated some tools and services that utilize microformats:

Lastly, I provided a bunch of resources to help people get started publishing microformats:

Video

Video of the presentation is available on Viddler:

Slide Deck

The slide deck for this presentation is available online:

Introduction to Microformats

Photos

Photos are available on Flickr:

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