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=== SearchMonkey ===
=== SearchMonkey ===
[http://developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2008/06/monkey_microformat.html Yahoo SearchMonkey] supports [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], [[hReview]], [[hAtom]], others - launched 2008 May. SearchMonkey is Yahoo!'s program for collecting and displaying structured data, including microformats.
[http://developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2008/06/monkey_microformat.html Yahoo SearchMonkey] supports [[hCard]], [[hCalendar]], [[hReview]], [[hAtom]], others - launched 2008 May. SearchMonkey is Yahoo!'s program for collecting and displaying structured data, including microformats.
* You can inspect microformat and other structured data gathered by SearchMonkey by going to the [http://developer.search.yahoo.com SearchMonkey Developer Tool]. However, if you are only interested in microformat data (i.e. you are not planning on building a full-fledged [http://gallery.search.yahoo.com/ SearchMonkey application]), it is more efficient to use the BOSS API or YQL.
* You can inspect microformat and other structured data gathered by SearchMonkey by going to the [http://developer.search.yahoo.com SearchMonkey Developer Tool]. However, if you are only interested in microformat data (i.e. you are not planning on building a full-fledged [http://gallery.search.yahoo.com/ SearchMonkey application]), it is more efficient to use BOSS or YQL.
* A nifty hack for inspecting structured data directly on the Yahoo! Search page is to install the [http://gallery.search.yahoo.com/application?smid=NAo.s Structured Data Display infobar].
* To inspect structured data directly on the Yahoo! Search page, install the [http://gallery.search.yahoo.com/application?smid=NAo.s Structured Data Display infobar].
* Microformat filtering on Yahoo! Search: The general form is "searchmonkey:com.yahoo.page.uf.''<microformat>'' ''<additional query terms>''". For example, you could search for all pages with [[hResume]] and the word "php". Note that "searchmonkey:" acts as a filter. You aren't inspecting the actual hResume content ''for'' the word "php", you are searching for all pages that A) have hResume and B) happen to have the word "php".
* Microformat filtering on Yahoo! Search: The general form is "searchmonkey:com.yahoo.page.uf.''<microformat>'' ''<additional query terms>''". For example, you could search for all pages with [[hResume]] and the word "php". Note that "searchmonkey:" acts as a filter. You aren't inspecting the actual hResume content ''for'' the word "php", you are searching for all pages that A) have hResume and B) would be returned by an ordinary Yahoo! Search for "php".
** [http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcard search Yahoo for hCards]
** [http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcard search Yahoo for hCards]
** [http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcalendar search Yahoo for hCalendar events]
** [http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=searchmonkey%3Acom.yahoo.page.uf.hcalendar search Yahoo for hCalendar events]
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=== YQL ===
=== YQL ===
Yahoo Query Language (documentation and links needed!)
[http://developer.yahoo.com/yql Yahoo Query Language] uses an SQL-like syntax to "normalize" web service calls. In addition to wrapping web services such as Flickr, Yelp, and Zillow, YQL also enables you to extract content directly from web pages. As part of that functionality, YQL can [http://developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2009/01/yql_with_microformats.html query and filter on microformats]. For example, the YQL query:
 
[http://query.yahooapis.com/v1/public/yql?q=select%20*%20from%20microformats%20where%20url%3D'http%3A%2F%2Fupcoming.yahoo.com%2Fvenue%2F23933%2F'&format=xml http://query.yahooapis.com/v1/public/yql?q=select * from microformats where url%3D'http%3A%2F%2Fupcoming.yahoo.com%2Fvenue%2F23933%2F'&format=xml]
 
extracts all microformats from a particular page on upcoming.yahoo.com.


== see also ==
== see also ==
* [[search-engines]]
* [[search-engines]]
* [[implementations]]
* [[implementations]]

Revision as of 19:12, 20 May 2009

<entry-title>Yahoo Search</entry-title>

Yahoo is one of several search engines that index and support microformats.

main search

search.yahoo.com supports rel="nofollow" (since 2005(?) citation needed).

advanced search

Through additional user interfaces:

search APIs and tools

Yahoo provides search APIs like:

BOSS

SearchMonkey

Yahoo SearchMonkey supports hCard 1.0, hCalendar 1.0, hReview 0.4 (in progress), hAtom 0.1, others - launched 2008 May. SearchMonkey is Yahoo!'s program for collecting and displaying structured data, including microformats.

YQL

Yahoo Query Language uses an SQL-like syntax to "normalize" web service calls. In addition to wrapping web services such as Flickr, Yelp, and Zillow, YQL also enables you to extract content directly from web pages. As part of that functionality, YQL can query and filter on microformats. For example, the YQL query:

http://query.yahooapis.com/v1/public/yql?q=select * from microformats where url%3D'http%3A%2F%2Fupcoming.yahoo.com%2Fvenue%2F23933%2F'&format=xml

extracts all microformats from a particular page on upcoming.yahoo.com.

see also