hCard supporting user profiles

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One of many sets of hCard examples in the wild.

Welcome! If you have an account on any of the following services, you already have an hCard which you can provide to other services to import or subscribe your profile information. The ability to syndicate your profile from the service of your choice is a key component of social-network-portability.

short URL
http://ufs.cc/w/hcards

Services with hCard profiles and OpenID

The following web sites support both hCard on user profiles and the ability to use your user profile as an OpenID. Alphabetically sorted. Feel free to add sites with hCard profiles that are also OpenID URLs here. Please include a link to the site home page (or Microformats Implementations entry).

With rel=me support:

Others:

offline sites

Sites that supported hCard profiles and OpenID that have gone offline, perhaps permanently, or have otherwise been sold/transferred/reset:

All services with hCard profiles

The following web sites support hCard on their user profiles and are thus suitable for importing/subscribing to other sites that support hCard. Sites that you can also use as your OpenID are annotated with a OpenID icon openid_small_logo_white.gif following the name of the site.

Alphabetically sorted. Feel free to add all sites with hCard profiles here. Please include a link to the site home page (or Microformats Implementations entry), and instructions for retrieving your user profile URL on that site. If the site's user profile URLs can also be used as OpenIDs, please add the OpenID icon openid_small_logo_white.gif following the name of the site.


  • ... add more sites (alphabetically sorted please) that support hCard, including instructions for finding and copying your profile URL.

offline sites

Sites that supported hCard user profiles that have gone offline, perhaps permanently, or have otherwise been sold/transferred/reset:

  • Consumating
    • supported hCard profiles at least from sometime in 2006 to 2008-03-15 when the site went offline. Past instructions to get profile URL: login, click on your name or "My Profile" link, copy the URL which looks like http://consumating.com/profiles/userNameHere
  • Identoo openid_small_logo_white.gif - e.g. sample profile
  • Pownce.gif Pownce
    • supported hCard profiles at least from sometime in 2007 to 2009-01-31 when the site went offline. Past instructions to get profile URL: login, click on the "Home" link at the top, and copy the URL.
  • SyncUp - used to be able to create a free account, choose what information to expose to public or specific people, then get the hcard in your profile page.

Sites that used to support hCard but lost it in some upgrade:

Services that import hCard profiles

The following web sites support importing your existing hCard user profile, e.g. from the above sites, or your own page. Feel free to add sites supporting hCard user profile import to the appropriate section here. Please include a link to the site home page, and instructions for how to import your existing hCard user profile to the site.

import and subscribe on sign-up

Site(s) that allow you to import and subscribe to your hCard user profile when signing-up.. Alphabetically sorted.

See subscribe-hcard for more notes on implementing subscribing to a user's hCard to automatically update their profile information.

import on sign-up

Site(s) that allow you to import your hCard user profile to sign-up. Alphabetically sorted.

  • bragster - go to the sign-up page, click on the service logo of your existing profile, or the microformats logo for 'other' and enter your profile username (or URL for 'other') (which you can retrieve as described above).

import anytime

Sites that let you import your external hCard profile information anytime.

  • PHP Profile importer - Open Source PHP and JavaScript profile importer, there is also a demo available.
  • proofile - Sign up for an account and view the edit profile page, enabling you to import from any hCard annotated URL. Full hCard is supported.
  • DandyID - import a hCard supporting url after signing up, for auto-filling user info. DandyID also renders detailed hCards on user profiles.

subscribe anytime

Sites that let you subscribe to your external hCard profile information anytime.

  • None currently.

delegation

Sites that support fully delegating to your external hCard profile.

  • None currently.

For more information

Want to implement hCard on your site so you can list it here?

See the hCard user profile authoring page for how to mark-up a user profile with hCard.

Join the microformats community, in particular the #microformats IRC channel on irc://irc.freenode.net#microformats and the microformats-dev mailing list, and send a message stating that you'd like to add hCard to the profiles and hCard+XFN supporting friends lists to your website.

Please also consider implementing hCard+XFN friends lists.

See hCard supporting user profiles issues for issues, problems with implementations.

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