Usage: microdata is used to provide additional information about certain elements listed in a web page. We can refer to an online vocabulary which provides more information about the details for each attribute). Information is tracked as name=value pairs. http://www.data-vocabulary.org/ is the URL of this online vocabulary. Additional information can be provided for the following (at the moment):
Example page (opens in a new tab/ window – view source code):
- http://learning-html5.info/examples/Example_Microdata.html (this example page is slightly modified from the example page at Dive into HTML5 linked below).
- Microdata development playground – http://foolip.org/microdatajs/live/
- Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool – http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets