Posts Tagged ‘microformats’

Extending HTML5 — Microformats

HTML5 contains a bunch of new semantic goodness, but sometimes we need more semantics than what’s available. This is the first article in a series looking at various ways to extend HTML5 — first up, microformats.

Your Questions Answered #6

We’re back with another round of patient questions about HTML5. In this article, we’ll discuss using multiple <h1>s, audio codecs, microformats, post bylines, and the <time> element.

The time element (and microformats)

Microformats are a way of adding extra semantic information to a webpage using HTML classes — information like an event’s date and time, a person’s phone number, an organisation’s email address, etc. They aren’t a “standard” per se, but they are a widely adopted convention within the geek community. And since they use an agreed-upon […]