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Blog description format (background research)

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A microformat to describe the contents of a (we)blog. It provides a specific set of information to categorize a (we)blog. Enables easier search for humans and efficient collection of information by machines.

Here are some of examples for information that might be provided:

  • Details about the blog
  • Blog name (e.g: "John Doe's Blog")
    • Blog URI (e.g: )
    • Lanuage used for the blog, read-able by machines (e.g: "en-US" or "de")
    • Topics covered by the blog
    • A short description
    • Available feeds (RSS, Atom, etc.)
    • A small logo image
  • Details about the author(s)
    • Name (e.g: "John Doe")
    • Organisation
    • Contact details
    • Geographical Location

Existing practice

Blog Posts

Moved to blog-post-examples.

Blog description

Moved to blog-description-examples.

See also