There is a very basic RDFa plugin on my github - happy to extend it if
people want new features
On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Brian Kelly <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I've an interest in exploring the potential of RDFa. I've installed the
> wp-RDFa plugin  on our Cultural Heritage blog . I've had a couple of
> problems and I wondered if anyone has any suggestions.
> The title of each post was replicated, with a spurious "<:" being displayed.
> However when I tried the plugin on another blog it seemed OK. Perhaps the
> bug is related to the theme used? However disabling the "Enable inline
> dublin core elements" option removed this problem.
> With the "Enable inline dublin core elements" option disabled when I view
> the source of the blog I see a link to a FOAF file:
> <link rel="meta"
> The FOAF file is available at:
> If I view this with a FOAF viewer such as FOAF Explorer I get various names
> being displayed.
> Using the full list of options from the wp-RDFa I can chose to provide
> access to FOAF information for Administrators, Editors, Authors,
> Contributors and Subscribers. When I tried this I got a long list of names,
> including colleagues at UKOLN who haven't contributed to the blog - I guess
> this is from the local list of Wordpress users (which, I would have thought,
> should not be available to other plugins). In addition there were many
> other names which I didn't recognise as people who have given comments (I
> carried out a local search). I wonder if these are subscribers to the WP
> feed/email - and if so, isn't ait a privacy breach for the plugin to make
> such information available.
> Note the link above should now provide access to information about the blog
> authors and editors. As can be seen this information is fairly bland - it's
> the general principle of how WP plugins could divulge too much information
> that I'm concerned about.
> Anyone any thoughts on this? In addition is anyone making use of various
> Linked Data plugins?
>  wp-RDFa plugin, http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-rdfa/
>  Cultural Heritage blog, http://blogs.ukoln.ac.uk/cultural-heritage/
> Brian Kelly, UKOLN, University of Bath, BATH, UK, BA 2 7AY
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