Building a Framework to Encourage the use of Metadata in Modern Web-Design

Jackson Morgan

Abstract


When Tim Berners-Lee published the roadmap for the semantic web in 1998, it was a promising glimpse into what could be accomplished with a standardized metadata system, but nearly 20 years later, adoption of the semantic web has been less than stellar. In those years, web technology has changed drastically, and techniques for implementing semantic web compliant sites have become relatively inaccessible. This poster outlines a JavaScript framework called Beltline.js which seeks to encourage the use of metadata by making it easy to integrate into modern web best-practices.