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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.
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]], [[rel-tag]]
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microformats: [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], [[hReview]], [[hRecipe]], [[hProduct]], [[rel-author]] (and indirectly [[rel-me]])
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== browser microformat readers ==
== browser microformat readers ==
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{{main|browsers}}
=== Mozilla Firefox ===
=== Mozilla Firefox ===
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{{main|firefox}}
[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/operator/ Operator] automatically detects many of the more common microformats as you browse the internet.   
[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/operator/ Operator] automatically detects many of the more common microformats as you browse the internet.   
Microformats: [[hCard]], [[hEvent]], [[adr]], [[rel-author]]
Microformats: [[hCard]], [[hEvent]], [[adr]], [[rel-author]]
=== Google Chrome ===
=== Google Chrome ===
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{{main|chrome}}
[https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oalbifknmclbnmjlljdemhjjlkmppjjl Microformats for Google Chrome] automatically detects most of the common microformats as you browse.
[https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/oalbifknmclbnmjlljdemhjjlkmppjjl Microformats for Google Chrome] automatically detects most of the common microformats as you browse.
Microformats: [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], [[hReview]], [[hReview-aggregate]], [[hRecipe]], [[geo]]
Microformats: [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], [[hReview]], [[hReview-aggregate]], [[hRecipe]], [[geo]]

Revision as of 17:10, 8 January 2012

Contents

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, rel-author (and indirectly rel-me)


browser microformat readers

Main article: browsers

Mozilla Firefox

Main article: firefox

Operator automatically detects many of the more common microformats as you browse the internet. Microformats: hCard, hEvent, adr, rel-author

Google Chrome

Main article: chrome

Microformats for Google Chrome automatically detects most of the common microformats as you browse. Microformats: hCard, hCalendar, hReview, hReview-aggregate, hRecipe, geo

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

microformats validators was last modified: Wednesday, December 31st, 1969

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