‘hCard’ Category

hCards in the Footer

As part of our ongoing quest to incorporate useful microformats throughout the Gustavus website, we have added an hCard to the footer of every page within the Gustavus template. What does this mean? Now, visitors who use hCard aware technologies, such as the Operator extension for Firefox, will be able to add contact information for […]

What microformats mean to you

Recently we’ve highlighted a few instances where we’ve incorporated microformats into web applications and websites (e.g. faculty schedules and the 2006 Nobel Conference site). We’ve even hinted that more microformat-enabled goodies are in the works, yet we’ve only given very cursory overviews as to their purpose, importance, and usage. Rather than embark on our own […]

Faculty Schedules Improved

We recently fixed and improved on our Faculty Schedules pages. Somehow, the CSS file for the site was deleted during the 2005-2006 school year, making the page harder to read and use. We’ve added new CSS and javascript to the site, including a box on the right that keeps track of people you’ve selected to […]


2006 Nobel Conference Website

The 2006 Nobel Conference website, featuring an original design by Jerry Nowell, is now live. The cool feature on this year’s Nobel Conference website is the slick implementation of the hCalendar microformat on the Conference’s schedule page and the hCard microformat on the presenter pages and schedule page. This will allow software that can recognize […]