HTML5 Examples in the Wild

It’s always fun to speculate what the future holds for us, and this morning I’m going to take a look at an emerging trend that I believe will affect the way SEO’s work in the future, HTML5. We’ve already covered some of the early details of HTML5 and how it will affect SEO, at SEOgadget, but we’ve not yet had the chance to review and bookmark specific examples of HTML5 in the wild. Photo by: Mango Escobar Why HTML5? HTML 5 is “the 5th major revision of the core language…

Draft Microformats – the Future Looks Structured

Photo by: the russians are here Microformats have been around for a while and there’s plenty of evidence that search engines wish to continue supporting the emergence of these standards in an effort to better dissect the web’s information. In fact, some known search engineers are directly involved with Microformat development. Making sure there’s enough support for webmasters and SEO’s, Google have gone so far as to give  tools to test Microformat implementations on webpages and there’s definitely a feeling from all of the search engines that structured data is…

Google launches Rich Snippets Preview Tool (RDfa)

You (hopefully) remember a few posts on SEOgadget discussing HTML5 and the impact that structured data will have on SEO, and if you do, you’ll remember me banging on about my hcard implemention too. I’ve been convinced for some time now that Google’s attitude towards structured HTML markup is really starting to get serious, which is why today’s news is very exciting. On this, the last meaningful day of Summer in the UK I say, thanks be to Google for giving us their Rich Snippets Testing Tool allowing even us…