Breadcrumbs or breadcrumb trail is a navigation aid used in user interfaces. It allows users to keep track of their locations within programs or documents.

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Breadcrumbs and Structured Data, without a visible > on the page, plus nesting options

When I add breadcrumbs soon (with microdata) - do I need to write link1 > link2 > link3 (as in the google example code) in the visible text on the page, or will link1 link2 link3 without the > ...
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Breadcrumb bug in Google results, using BreadcrumbList

I am using the Microdata format for my breadcrumbs as suggested by Google: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/breadcrumbs In Google SERPs it sometimes displays fine, but sometimes results ...
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Correct way of having your breadcrumbs displayed in Googles search results [duplicate]

I would like to know what is the correct way of implementing breadcrumbs so that it displays correctly in Google's search results? Let me give you a basic scenario. I have a brands list page which ...
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breadcrumbs good content and good HTML structure

I was doing some research on breadcrumbs an came across the following resources: Matt Cutts on breadcrumbs Anna smarty on SEO and breadcrumbs So Matt Cutts says that breadcumbs are new to SERPS ...
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My WordPress site's breadcrumbs are appearing twice in Google SERP

My site is built with WordPress using the Genesis framework. Currently in Google search results, my site's breadcrumbs are being displayed twice - see the following screenshot: How might I ...
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Do breadcrumbs need to be inside the “main” content div and take part of the article's structured data?

On my wordpress site, my theme outputs the breadcrumbs inside the "main" content div So it looks like this : <main class="content" itemtype="http://schema.org/Blog ETC <div ...
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Breadcrumbs without structured data. Any benefit?

I noticed most wordpress themes use breadcrumbs but "hard coded" without any structured data. So even though the breadcrumbs appear on the page, it's just normal markup without any data-vocabulary or ...
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Will removing my keyword from breadcrumb title to simplify UI hurt page SEO?

Working on the UI of a new site and I would like to simplify some breadcrumb titles so they do not take up as much space. They will still communicate the same message to user. See example below: ...
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Is having breadcrumb on a website enough to give result with bread crumb on google's SERP?

Is having breadcrumb on a website enough to give result with bread crumb! on google's SERP? I want to have this category : bread crumb in front of my url. 2 ways go for micro data or schemas ...
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Wayfinder, paginator, or breadcrumb?

I can't seem to find what I need because I am not coming up with the right term. I've heard one or two people call it a "wayfinder" and I personally call it "breadcrumb", then again "paginator" can ...
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Is it better for SEO if the URL has the same path as the breadcrumb?

My product URL is example.com/categorykeyword2/product. The actual path (breadcrumb) is example.com/categorykeyword1/categorykeyword2/product. Would it be better in terms of SEO if the URL was the ...
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Can two ore more breadcrumbs lead to the same end site?

I have a question about breadcrumbs and SEO! Currently my website's navigation is with the links above site where user can click desired category and continue with different filters. On next update ...
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Breadcrumbs with <div>, <span> or <li>?

Does it matter whether my microdata breadcrumb trail starts and ends with <div>, <span> or <li>? Consider <div> tag first: <div><span itemscope ...
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Star rating not showing in rich snippets

We've recently been doing a lot of work on our site's SEO (www.betterthanreviews.com). We recently did a push to update the rich snippets breadcrumb, meta description, and star rating. After giving ...
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What is required to create local business rich-snippets complete with sitelinks AND breadcrumbs?

I have a local business directory site. I would like to markup my business listing 'profile' level pages for display as enhanced listings/rich-snippets complete with business names, addresses and ...
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What should be done when one page has multiple parents?

I have a website which deals with mobile phones related information. Now I have a webpage which has all articles related to a mobile phone. Now this page can potentially have two parents one being ...
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Google list with angle bracket in url [duplicate]

Is anyone can help me, how can i make my website that google in search list will show the URL like this (www.ask.com › All › Apps, Gadgets, Computers & Games‎)? example Separated by angle ...
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Could breadcrumbs be considered as rich anchor text, and drop my ranking?

I have breadcrumbs on my site, and the anchor text for the links are an exact match for the keyword I want to rank for. So in other words, it's "rich" anchor text. An example of my breadcrumbs could ...
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Schema.org or Data-Vocabulary.org for breadcrumbs?

Google and other SEs support Schema.org for marking up structured data, but it turns out that for breadcrumbs Google recommends using Data-Vocabulary.org instead. Which should we use for having ...
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Product name in breadcrumb even if duplicate?

I have a breadcrumb like this: Clothes > Shoes > Paciotti > Cesare Cesare is the name of the product, which is also present as a title. Wouldn't it be better to remove the product name ...
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For Google Rich Snippets, should the last item in a breadcrumb be a link?

A website has the following breadcrumb trail when on the "Labrador" page: Services > Squirrel Chasing > Labrador As you may notice, the current page is not linked to. (There is an internal ...
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Breadcrumbs RDFA

Have implemented Breadcrumb RDFA http://www.mycarhelpline.com/index.php?option=com_forms&view=pages&layout=sellcar&Itemid=4 While checking the page , the RDFA Data shows property: ...
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Can one spread rich snippet breadcrumbs markup all over a page?

From here, we have an example of a rich snippet breadcrumb implementation: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebPage"> ... <div itemprop="breadcrumb"> <a ...
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SEO best practice for a breadcrumb made by a CSS drop-down menu

Usually I make my "breadcrumb" with a <h1>, at the pages top, which is perfect for the SEO, like following : <h1>Section > Category</h1> But in a new project, I wish to display a ...
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How to insert homepage and current page in breadcrumbs? [closed]

I'm working on breadcrumbs for a client's website, and I'm asking myself if homepage has to be in its code. I'm mostly concerned by SEO, not really for users navigation. So, is it better to do : ...
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SEO Ramifications of double breadcrumbs

I have a website that lists hotels, restaurants, bars, etc for a small resort town in Asia. I employ breadcrumbs to aid in user navigation, but I ran into an issue regarding categorization. Many ...
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How should I handle two different routes to the same place in a website hierarchy? How will this affect SEO?

guys. I'm considering a complete overhaul of my site, and I have a dilemma. I have multiple ways of getting to the same place, i.e.: Home > Page 1 > Page 2 > Page 3 and Home > Page 3 ...
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Breadcrumb for multiple categories

I post in multiple categories, so is it better to have: Consulting > Services > Implementation > Service A Consulting > Services > Optimization > Service A Consulting > Services > ...
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Breadcrumb using Schema.org rich snippets

I am having problems implementing the breadcrumb rich snippets from schema.org. When I construct my breadcrumb using the documentation and run via Google Rich Snippet testing tool, the breadcrumb is ...
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Breadcrumb dilemma: SEO impact of linking to the current page

I am updating the breadcrumb module of a commerce website, implementing Schema.org. My dilemma is about showing the last page: Product name on breadcrumb or not? Should that be an active link to ...
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Breadcrumb trail resulting in duplicate URLs

In an eCommerce site, I have products that can be under more than 1 category, this causes multiple URLs for the same product. The reason being, is that if a user clicks on category A then on product A ...
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Can I be penalized for using breadcrumbs and subcategories for similar content?

I am building a new navigation system via breadcrumbs based on categories and sub-categories. Example 1: Having url like this: ...
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Category redirect in breadcrumbs - bad SEO?

If I have breadcrumbs like this: home > products > categoryA > subcategory > product But the only pages I have is the first products page and the end product page the two categories in the middle ...
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How long it takes to get the breadcrumbs to show up in Google SERP?

I have a site that runs since 4 months now with category and products. I put breadcrumbs on my page but I still don't see them in the SERP. I use the Google breadcrumbs help page to create them. ...
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Poll component not showing Home link in breadcrumb

With the joomla's default Poll component, when I go to vote, and it takes me to the results page, the Home link disappears from the Breadcrumb navigation. Is there a way to make the breadcrumb ...
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Breadcrumb before or after H1?

Which is better for SEO? home > page > sub page <h1> sub page </h1> or <h1> sub page </h1> home > page > sub page ?
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Breadcrumbs in H1 - How does it affect Google?

Is it good for Google? Like this: <h1> Home >> Services >> Toilet cleaning >> Showcase </h1>
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h1 including breadcrumb links

Is there any precedent or testing of using a breadcrumb list of separate links (and current page text) within an h1 and search engine algorithms? I'm using nested navigation on a travel site. So ...
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Can't get menu working the way I would like to in Drupal 6

My apologies up-front, as I've asked this question already on Doctype.com, but figure that this site is more appropriate. I've been trying to wrap my head around Drupal's menu system, with little ...
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Recommended approach for implementing breadcrumbs

I want to implement breadcrumbs on a website, now I'm struggling on how to best implement them. Users can search for products but can also navigate to a product category to find a product. On a ...