Re: My first RDFa Web example (products)

Dear David:

  >    I've published a little web with products (or services) in RDFa. The
  >page is in spanish and it offers musical services for wedding or other
  >kind of music events.
  >    Products are described following Google instructions, and next step
  >will be Yahoo complaint.

  >    Any comment will be appreciate.
  >    David.

I would suggest that you look at the GoodRelations vocabulary and
patterns at


GoodRelations is much more powerful than the vocabulary you are
currently using. The mark-up will be a bit longer, but the details of
your offers will be much more visible for specific searches, and latest
generation recommender engines will honor your meta-data.

See also

for a growing list of recipes and examples


for the general developer's wiki.

GoodRelations is supported by Yahoo SearchMonkey, BestBuy, Openlink
Software, Smart Information Systems, and many others.

If you are using existing shop software like osCommerce, Oxid eSales, or
Joomla/Virtuemart, there are extensions available that automatically
create respective RDFa:

If you have feeds for Google Shopping, you can automatically convert
them using the Google Feeds Converter at:

An overview Webcast is at

A recent talk on "Product Variety, Consumer Preferences, and Web
Technology: Can the Web of Data Reduce Price Competition and Increase
Customer Satisfaction?" is available at


Best wishes

Martin Hepp

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martin hepp
e-business & web science research group
universitaet der bundeswehr muenchen

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Check out GoodRelations for E-Commerce on the Web of Linked Data!


Recipe for Yahoo SearcMonkey:

Talk at the Semantic Technology Conference 2009:
"Semantic Web-based E-Commerce: The GoodRelations Ontology"

Overview article on Semantic Universe:

Project page:

Resources for developers:

Tutorial materials:
CEC'09 2009 Tutorial: The Web of Data for E-Commerce: A Hands-on 
Introduction to the GoodRelations Ontology, RDFa, and Yahoo! SearchMonkey

Received on Saturday, 19 September 2009 08:02:23 UTC