The Dublin Core and Microformats

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by JoeFletch, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. JoeFletch

    JoeFletch Newbie

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    I understand the benefits of your site utilizing these features but I see a lot of sites don't. Can anyone tell me why?
     
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    I cannot say anything about Microformats, but Dublin Core is a XML based description file that should ease up content search and classification in digital archives. This initiative was started in early '00s, but I have yet to see its widespread usage (as with all stuff that hasn't come to life in such a long time, it probably won't happen at all).
    In any case, avoid, it's not worth any effort.
     
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    Not worth it really. Micro Formats appear to help you rank Geo for local areas, although the boost doesn't seem to be anythng special as i have implimented it myself and not really noticed change. It is all early days for this sort of stuff yet i think. And many people are over emphasising its usage. I don't think it can hurt to micro format addresses etc but i wouldn't bother with that dublin core clap trap.