Microformats – control what Google shows on the Search Results page

Yesterday I learned about “Microformats“. Microwhat? Sounds suspicious!

Well, at least that was my reaction. I’ve to admit that I don’t care much about SEO and Google and so on (I’m a PHP backend developer, Goddamit!), but this is really interesting topic one should at least have heard of. In short, it allows you to have influence on what is displayed on the Google results page. Worth its weight in Gold, I guess. Some of the ancients amongst us might remember the good old Metatags. It’s not the same, though.

So here’s a link that explains Microformats pretty well: