hCard is a microformat for publishing the contact details (which might be no more than the name) of people, companies, organizations, and places, in (X)HTML, Atom, RSS, or arbitrary XML. The hCard microformat does this using a 1:1 representation of vCard (RFC 2426) properties and values, identified using HTML classes and rel attributes.It allows parsing tools (for example other websites, or Firefox's Operator extension) to extract the details, and display them, using some other websites or mapping tools, index or search them, or to load them into an address-book program.
Posts about Hcard
  • It’s Google’s Turn for a Site Audit

    … on here.) Sitewide Links By now, everyone knows that sitewide links are a no-no, and can draw a dreaded Penguin penalty….but, Google would really like you to link every page on your site to your business’ Google+ profile page. Contact Info Google wants you to show your contact info, mark it up with hcard or schema.org, click to call tags for mobile…

    3Q Digitalin SEO Google- 34 readers -
  • Up Close @ SMX: Enhancing Results With Structured Data & Markup

    … of structured data, most particularly RDFa. In the early days of Best Buy's path down the structured data road, Jay was contacted by Martin Hepp, keeper of the — a structured markup vocabulary which predated schema by a few years. Along with other efforts, Jay and his team marked up product pages with RDFa and saw a 2X YoY increase in traffic…

    Will Scott/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 31 readers -