HTML5 Microdata Markup and the SEO Impact: What is Microdata?
With the support of Bing, Yahoo, and Google, schema.org has come out with all sorts of nifty (but confusing) microdata. (Free materials at http://bit.ly/1SoxhPz). What is microdata or microdata markup, rich snippets, meta data mark up and all that jazz and how can it help your SEO? If SEO is all about getting to the top of Google and Bing, microdata is all about structuring that data so that you put your best foot forward. This tutorial post looks at microdata from the perspective of an SEO / marketer, and asks what we want out of it.