Contact management and Microformats

I’ve blogged earlier on how OpenPsa 2 can utilize information pulled from the websites of organizations and persons entered into the system.

Today I added support for populating Microformatted contact information pulled using the nice hKit library. To use this feature simply create or edit a company and add their website URL:

Openpsa-Contacts-Enter-Organization

OpenPsa will check on the background whether the site contains hCards, and populate any information gained to the contact entry.

For example, Bang & Bonsomer provides their address as a hCard in their site footer:

Bangbonsomer-Hcard-Footer

OpenPsa finds this information and adds it to the entry:

Openpsa-Contacts-Organization-Details

Couldn’t be much easier. Now if only more sites provided hCards…

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