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=== Bing Markup Validator ===
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The [http://www.bing.com/toolbox/EntityExtraction Bing Markup Validator] tests for various microformats support, including [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], and others.
=== Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool ===
=== Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool ===

Revision as of 01:00, 5 February 2012

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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.

Bing Markup Validator

The Bing Markup Validator tests for various microformats support, including hCard, hCalendar, and others.

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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