Exposing yourself on the Web with Microformats! [B8]


How do people make use of the data you publish on the Web? If you publish a staff directory, how do people currently add contact details to their address books? Copy and paste has had its day, Microformats are a way of making the data you already publish not only useful, but re-usable and re-purposable for relatively little effort. This session considers how these data formats can help you solve specific data problems on your site.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Understand what microformats are
  • Understand the scenarios in which they can be used
  • Considered ways in which microformats can be used for their own data
  • Understand how using microformats on their own Web sites can improve data