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**** Requested by asking Google Employee KevinMarks via instant messaging to add hCard to that page along with a "Add to Address Book" link [[User:Tantek|Tantek]] 11:32, 10 Apr 2007 (PDT) and RyanKing in IRC
 
**** Requested by asking Google Employee KevinMarks via instant messaging to add hCard to that page along with a "Add to Address Book" link [[User:Tantek|Tantek]] 11:32, 10 Apr 2007 (PDT) and RyanKing in IRC
 
*** [http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/contact/index.html Google UK], etc.
 
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*** Requested by asking IBM employee Michael Kaply via IRC 2007-07-31 08:57am PDT: "how about getting hCard and 'Add to address book' links on the IBM contact page?"
 
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**[http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/about/legal.html Mozilla legal notices]
 
**[http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/about/legal.html Mozilla legal notices]

Revision as of 18:03, 31 July 2007

hCard advocacy

Adding hCard to these sites would make them quite handy for their users and for being indexed:

Online Profiles

Nearly every website that has a login has a page representing the public profile of the user that other users can see and interact with. Many such sites already support hCard (e.g. ClaimID.com, Flickr.com, Technorati.com, Zooomr.com). Here are some that I think would benefit from the addition of hCard to their profile / user pages. Feel free to add more such sites that have a social network profile-like component and I'll see what I can do. Tantek 17:44, 13 Dec 2006 (PST)

Online Venues

There are many sites that offer pages that represent organizations and venues that could benefit from being marked up with hCard. Yahoo Local venues are marked up with hCards for example. Here are some more sites that have venues that would benefit from hCard markup.

  • Yelp.com

Plugins for and modifications of web-applications

Many web-applications use plugin-systems to change their behaviour and content. Most notable is probably web-forums and blogs. Many of these have a community of coders that develop plugins or code to modify the default behaviour of these web-applications. Here are some sites where it might be interesting to develop hcard-related plugins/mods.


Wikpedia hCard

Telephone Directory Listings

Telephone Directory Listings could usefully apply hCard to their results pages. Andy Mabbett 03:10, 13 Nov 2006 (PST)

e.g. (please add other examples!):

Postal (ZIP) code Finders

Postal code Finders could usefully apply hCard to their results pages. Andy Mabbett 12:09, 13 Nov 2006 (PST)

e.g. (please add other examples!):

Government hCard

UK Gov. hCard

Europe Gov. hCard

MAPLight

http://maplight.org/ can use a bunch of hCard markup, e.g.

Requested by Tantek 12:13, 30 May 2007 (PDT) in person at the NetSquared2007 conference.

Organization Contacts

Many companies and organizations have about or contact pages that could benefit from being marked up with hCard. Technorati's contact page for example is both marked up with hCard and has a convenient "Add to Address Book" hCard to vCard converter link. The following company sites could benefit from similar markup (and, until user agents support hCards natively, "Add to Address Book" links). Tantek 17:44, 13 Dec 2006 (PST)

Individual hCards

Getting these sites to at least add hCard to their home page or contact info page and then ping Pingerati would be an excellent start with getting them some experience with microformats and thinking about adding microformats to other places in their sites that make sense:

Trade directories

Other hCard

Successes

See also

The hCard specification is a work in progress. As additional aspects are discussed, understood, and written, they will be added. These thoughts, issues, and questions are kept in separate pages.