Microformats are used to add structured data to web pages. They use existing HTML features (e.g., the 'class' and 'rel' attributes) instead of defining a new syntax. Popular Microformats are h-card (for people and organizations) and h-event (for events).

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Are microformats prefered by Google over structured data markup?

The Mozbar, which is a popular tool for checking domain authority, has a new tab for microformats under their markup section. However from the official microformats.org website it is impossible to ...
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What is the difference between Microdata and Microformats?

I have searched quite a bit for this and I am not happy enough with what I have read. I also found these questions here: Microdata vs. Microformats What are the advantages of Schema.org's ...
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Microformats, reviews and duplicate content

Let's say I have a site that sells widgets, and the URL structure is like so: /[type-of-widget]/[sub-type]/[widget-name]/ So, a URL for a widget might be: ...
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Rich snippets for “hproduct” not being displayed in Google, and returning error

Some time ago I added rich snippets to product pages on an ecommerce website, but they have not shown in Google and the testing tool returns the following error: Warning: In order to generate a ...
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What are the advantages of Schema.org's Microdata vs. Microformats et al?

I’m confused about which microdata methodologies to employ on my site. Is there an advantage to implementing the attributes from Schema.org, vs. one like Microformats?
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Structured data for FAQ page?

Which structured data (e.g., Microformats or Schema.org) should I use for page with FAQ?
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Correct vocabulary and/or Microformats for real estate listings?

Given I am running a real estate rentals listing website, what would be the correct vocabulary (for use in Microdata) or Microformats for the listing pages? There is the usual data: address, photos, ...
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hProduct Microformat not working in Google

I’m trying to work with hProduct. <div class="hproduct"> <span class="brand">ACME</span> <span class="fn">Executive Anvil</span> <img class="photo" ...
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When to use rel=“tag”?

I’ve been looking at the Microformat rel="tag", but am a little confused as to its propper use. From the spec: By adding rel="tag" to a hyperlink, a page indicates that the destination of that ...
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Is there a structured data type or Microformat for interviews?

Does anyone know of a good structured data type (e.g., a Microformat) for marking up interviews? At the moment I think I am going to fall back to Schema.org’s Event, but would love to know if there ...
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Is this a valid Google Review Microformat?

I’ve applied some HTML around my aggregate review. I just wondered if anyone could tell me if it is valid (even though the Google test tool says it is) and that non of the extra HTML or style affects ...
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Hot to get website/product reviews reflected in Google's search results using review-aggregate format

I am managing a website called Rent A Boat Amsterdam. We have a system that gathers reviews from people that have used our services and that publishes these customer reviews making them available for ...
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For Google Rich Snippets: Is it 'harmful' to add the same `hreview-aggregate` Microformat markup in several places?

We are right now incorporating Microformats markup for reviews into a client’s web application and were wondering, whether it can be harmful to provide the same information on more than one page, ...
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Microdata vs. Microformats

Just like the title says: it seems to me that Microdata has a few advantages over Microformats, with the only drawback being a bit more verbose. Is this all the story? It seems that Google supports ...