Microformats are a way to use (X)HTML for data and a logical next step in the evolution of web design and information architecture and a way of thinking about data which combines html, content and presentation .
From the SEO perspective the most commonly used microformat is the integration of Hcard for the contact address on your website contact page.
If I write the contact address of my company without the using the hCard the HTML will be as follows:
If I integrate the hCard the HTML is as follows:
If you are using the hCard it is advisable to put only one address on the page but if you have to put more than one the change the div id="" class="vcard" tag accordingly for every address.
The code can be generated by using the hCard creator on the following link:
Posted by Bharati Ahuja at Tuesday, May 18, 2010