Microformats Wiki 2.0 is Live!

Thank you to everyone for being patient whilst I ran the MediaWiki upgrade this evening. It took a little longer than hoped thanks to very slow database migration scripts, but the microformats wiki is now live again, and back to full read-write access.

There’s a lot to say about the process of the redesign, which I’ll try to capture at a later date on my personal blog, since it’s been an interesting project to work through. But, For a more immediate summary of what’s been changed and enhanced (plus some gotcha bug-fixes made to MediaWiki itself), check out the Wiki 2.0 page on the wiki itself.

For the casual observer, you can get an idea of the redesign by visiting and comparing the the Wiki front page, the hCard specification and the hAtom draft specification.

We’ve also got space set aside on the wiki to file bug reports (wiki-2-issues), and feedback is welcome in the comments here as well as on the microformats-discuss mailing list.

The aim, as always, is that improvements like this to our tools will help us to more effectively work with and build microformats; I very much hope you like the changes.

8 Responses to “Microformats Wiki 2.0 is Live!”

  1. Chris Messina :

    This looks great Ben! Nice work!

    November 24th, 2008 at 3:44 pm

  2. Frank Malina :

    I’ve just created a microformat for online video subtitling. If I knew the wiki exists I’d write it in there.

    December 7th, 2008 at 4:15 am

  3. Frank Malina :

    There is something wrong with the comment system, my previous comment has been eaten up without notice and Chrise’s commnet above shows my gravatar.
    I mentioned that I created a microformat for online video subtitling, which could have been a good contribution to the Wiki.

    December 7th, 2008 at 4:19 am

  4. necpbx :

    This looks great Ben! Nice work!

    December 14th, 2008 at 5:39 pm

  5. Francesco :

    Hi everyone! I appreciate a lot your work.
    I’m a webdesigner from Italy and I must add to all my sites the company number (partita iva in italian) because it is obligatory. How I could implement this field in the microformats? Thanks!

    December 16th, 2008 at 1:06 am

  6. Jackson :

    Congratulations on a wonderful looking Wiki, at http://microformats.org

    It has to be one of the nicest looking Wiki’s on the planet. I’ve noticed over the years that people don’t seem to have a problem with ugly Wikis, but your site is different. It provides the same powerful features of a WIki, but with a great look and usable feel to it. The fact that your site is about MicroFormats makes it even cooler!


    January 18th, 2009 at 6:53 am

  7. mikemike :

    Wow, what a big footprint microformats has made d:

    March 24th, 2009 at 8:15 pm

  8. Firestorm :

    love the site, love the design, love the wiki. safe to say we’re on the edge out here, right?

    March 31st, 2009 at 1:08 pm