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hReview FAQ

This page is for documenting Q&A about hReview. If you have a new question to ask, Please consider first asking your question on the microformats-discuss list.


  1. How do you specify more detail for the 'type' field, e.g. for an item of type "product" that is a book, or a movie (on DVD or in a theater), or a music CD? -- paraphrased from Dougal Campbell 11:54, 21 Jun 2005 (PDT)
  2. What is the difference between the 'website' and 'url' type? --Dougal Campbell 11:54, 21 Jun 2005 (PDT)
    • A 'website' presumably includes everything located on that site, whereas 'url' refers only to the particular page located at the given 'url'.
  3. What if I want to use hReview to review a podcast? Which type should I use?
    • As a podcast is typically a specific URL (often ending with ".mp3") the "url" item type should be used when publishing an hReview of a podcast.
  4. What is the proper 'type' to use for a restaurant?
    • A restaurant is a "business".
  5. Is there a standard way to add information that isn't in the default list of fields? It seems like book reviews should include the author's name, but there's no obvious way to add it to the markup. The example reviews include it in the text, but it's not part of their markup. Chris Hibbert
  6. How do I state the scale of the rating field? Kal Ström
  7. Is there some recommendation as to the url for movies, imdb perhaps? - Judson Dunn 12:40, 17 Dec 2005 (PST)
    • Many users use URLs to refer to movies. Others use or other DVD etc. product URLs to refer to movies. Some even use the URLs to specific movie sites themselves, e.g. Some also use URLs to movie traliers on movie trailer sites. You should use whatever you think best represents the specific item you are reviewing. does not make a recommendation to use one of the above in particular. - Tantek

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