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Discussion on: Stop using so many divs! An intro to semantic HTML

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Stephen Irving • Edited

A better approach is to use microformats over RDFa for semantically marking up content. It is more modern, easier to learn, and less verbose to write.

From the link:

"Microformats2 is an update to microformats that provides a simpler way of annotating HTML structured syntax & vocabularies than previous approaches of using RDFa and microdata which require learning new attributes."

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Ken Bellows Author

Wow, absolutely! I hadn't come across microformats specifically in my research, but it looks pretty powerful and straightforward. Do you know anything about technologies that recognize and utilize them, whether a11y assistants or search engines or anything else?