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== general purpose validators ==
== general purpose validators ==
The following validators will validate multiple microformats on a page:
The following validators will validate multiple microformats on a page:
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== Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool ==
 
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[http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool] it can parse microformats from URLs and output the eventual errors found in the same page. Does not support all microformats data but is in a continuous updating process.
 
===Optimus===
===Optimus===
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Please add issues to the [[optimus-issues]] page.
Please add issues to the [[optimus-issues]] page.
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=== Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool ===
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The [http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool] can parse several microformats from a given URL and produces reports showing errors and a preview of what properties it detects. It supports a subset of properties on some microformats, however is continuously updated with more support.
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microformats: [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], [[hReview]], [[hRecipe]], [[hProduct]]
== specific microformats validators ==
== specific microformats validators ==
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* [https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/4106/ https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/4106/]
* [https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/4106/ https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/4106/]
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microformats: hCard, hCalendar
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microformats: [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]]
Operator does a good job of compliant parsing for microformats in general, and includes a debug mode that can help identify errors in the structure.
Operator does a good job of compliant parsing for microformats in general, and includes a debug mode that can help identify errors in the structure.

Revision as of 15:13, 3 October 2011

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general purpose validators

The following validators will validate multiple microformats on a page:

Optimus

Main article: Optimus

Optimus is a microformats transformer and validator that supports numerous microformats including hCard, hCalendar, hReview, hAtom (note: hAtom validation issues).

Get the Optimus microformats validator favelet. Blog post: validator browser button.

Please add issues to the optimus-issues page.

Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool

The Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool can parse several microformats from a given URL and produces reports showing errors and a preview of what properties it detects. It supports a subset of properties on some microformats, however is continuously updated with more support.

microformats: hCard, hCalendar, hReview, hRecipe, hProduct

specific microformats validators

hCard Validator

Operator Debugger

Main article: Operator

microformats: hCard, hCalendar

Operator does a good job of compliant parsing for microformats in general, and includes a debug mode that can help identify errors in the structure.

rel-lint

Rel-Lint provides linting and inspection of rel-tag and XFN (by Drew McLellan)

validator project

There has been a suggestion to host an "official" microformats validator at microformats.org.

Ideas:

Who wants to help make this happen, and what do you need?

related

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