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== Discovered Elements ==
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This section explores the information discovered from [[blog-post-formats]].
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== Terminolgy ==
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This section explores the terminology that should used to discuss a blog post microformat.
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=== Common terminology in weblogs ===
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=== Atom Terminology ===
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=== RSS Terminology ===
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==Obstacles==
 
==Obstacles==
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=== The 'content' problem ===
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The most inconsistent element of blog posts is the content of the post themselves. For example, one webpage may only have a summary of the page, another webpage may contain the first part of the content, with a "More" button to see the rest. These inconsistencies may make it difficult to rationally define (or clarify) a set of microformat elements to achieve [[blog-post-feed-equivalence]].
  
 
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
* [[blog-post-formats]]
 
* [[blog-post-formats]]
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== Possible Uses ==
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This section is to describe possible applications for a blog post microformat

Revision as of 17:58, 28 August 2005

Discovered Elements

This section explores the information discovered from Current Blog Formats.

Terminolgy

This section explores the terminology that should used to discuss a blog post microformat.

Common terminology in weblogs

Atom Terminology

RSS Terminology

Obstacles

The 'content' problem

The most inconsistent element of blog posts is the content of the post themselves. For example, one webpage may only have a summary of the page, another webpage may contain the first part of the content, with a "More" button to see the rest. These inconsistencies may make it difficult to rationally define (or clarify) a set of microformat elements to achieve blog-post-feed-equivalence.

Header Tag for Entry Title?

--Bryan 14:55, 14 Aug 2005 (PDT)

Many weblog CMSes allow for concurrent publishing of entries in the following ways:

  • multiple entries on a page (an "Index," monthly archive, category archive, etc. see Example)
  • one entry on a page (see Example)

Early attempts at Current Blog Formats have set the title of the blog post to use the h3 tag.

At least where individual entry pages are concerned (and possible including indexes and archives), I recommend using h1 for the entry title, given that the entry is by far the most important chunk of information on the page, and it's what we'd want search engines to recognize as such. In the case where the h1 was used for the site title, fears about "losing" this information should be allayed by simply including the site name in the title tag, after the title of the article / entry / post.

Whether an h3 or h1 is used is irrelevant, the semantics will be applied with classnames. This is a non-issue. --RyanKing 22:35, 18 Aug 2005 (PDT)

See Also

Possible Uses

This section is to describe possible applications for a blog post microformat