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I might be taking this a little too far outside of the box but I'm curious about what Microdata from schema.org to use for a user-profile on my site.

On the front page for instance (http://www.findgamers.us), a random gamer profile loads every time the page is loaded.

Would I use the Person schema.org hierachy to make that structured data?

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I removed your second question about FAQ, as it seems to be unrelated to the first question. Please create a separate question for this. –  unor Apr 29 at 15:04

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Yes, you could use the Person type.

For a dedicated user profile page (i.e., one user per page), you could use the ProfilePage type:

<body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ProfilePage">

  <article itemprop="about" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Person">
  </article>

</body>

(The about property might not be the best choice here, as it probably should be used for something like tags/categories, but currently Schema.org is missing a suitable property to denote the "main" item a WebPage is about unless it’s a WebPageElement.)

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