Microdata is an HTML specification to embed rich semantic data labels within web pages, supporting machine readability.

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What microdata type to choose on mixed category?

I have a mixed category of articles which can range from review, blogpost, product or software something like this blog post on You!Joomla. Does anyone know what type of microdata to choose from ...
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Will wrong or incomplete Microdata harm my SEO?

What if I am missing parts of my Microdata? I will use a blog article for example. The recommended markup is: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article"> <span ...
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Google Structured Data Testing Tool - organization error seems to contradict their guidlines

Google Structured Data Testing Tool is giving this error: Error: This information will not appear as a rich snippet in search results, because it seems to describe an organization. Google does ...
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Issue with result of Microdata schema.org in Google Labs

Please note this code: <html itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebPage"> <head> <meta itemprop="name" content="webpage"/> </head> <body> <div ...
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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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What is a good microdata/schema for classfieds site?

We have automotive classifieds site which has listing of used cars. We would like to use microdata format. What would be approparite microdata structure/schema for classified site ? Would ...
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How to transform RDF to Microdata in a WordPress site?

I have a breadcrumb with RDF data and I want to adapt it to Microdata. First of all, I'm not sure about the structure, because it will work on a WordPress template. But I found this code: ...
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Is Thing > Intangible > Offer the right schema for a site with company share price information?

I'm adding some structured data to a site I'm working on, and have been through the various categories on Schema.org. The site gives company share price information, and have narrowed down ...
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Detecting structured data in Google Webmaster Tools

We have added some schema.org markup to a dozen of webpages on our website to provide rich snippets in Google SERP (different types, such as authorship and reviews). They are correct - at least, ...
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Arrange parent and child order in schema.org Microdata

According to 'http://schema.org/docs/full.html' Article, WebPage, WebPageElement are in the same level. WPSideBar is child of WebPageElement. Now, should I add child under parent or is this code ...
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Can I use same 'itemtype' in Microdata twice?

I have an Element in My website that it shows last update of my website: My curect structure of website is this: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/webpage" <div itemscope ...
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what type of Microdata should be used for latest news?

My website publish news and articles. But in homepage I have just 2 sidebar. In one of them I publish 10 lastest news. Now I want to know what type of Microdata (schema.org) should be used this ...
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Google web search shows dateCreated instead of dateModified metadata

So today I discovered that the pages from my website are listed with an unexpected date value. I specify the schema.org properties dateCreated and dateModified for most of my content pages. I'd expect ...
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Can I add microdata on generated content from CSS?

If I generate content with CSS can I still apply microdata to it in the HTML? Will Schema or RDFa accept an alt or title tag as a value. h1:after,h2:after,h3:after,h4:after,h5:after,h6:after ...
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Schema SiteNavigationElement markup

Should the Schema.org SiteNavigationElement be structured like this.. <div itemscope itemtype="http://www.schema.org/SiteNavigationElement"> <ul> <li ...
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Microdata Without Reviews

I have not been able to find a clear issue on omitting reviews from Microdata. I understand that Microdata values for reviews will default to a certain number when omitted, but I was wondering if it ...
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Google rich snippet with rating/review(s) for software application: cannot make it work

I'm trying to implement rich snippets in Google SERPs for software applications (ActiveX and .NET controls) published on our website. Our website is HTML5, and I decided to use HTML5 microdata and ...
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Should Schema.org be used on embedded YouTube videos or only self-hosted videos?

Google supports and recommends using the schema.org on-page markup for videos. However it is not clear if this should also be done when embeddeding a YouTube video. Or really even a Vimeo video. Or is ...
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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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Is it advantageous for SEO to include structured data on meta-tags

On my site's home page, I have various products for which I display an image linking to that item's main product page. For each of these products, I could include a schema.org/Product tag, but to ...
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Microdata mark up for ordered lists?

What would be the proper microdata for marking up ordered lists? For instance, statistical rankings for sports player.
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Are there parts of my site that should not get structured data tags?

I have a site that essentially has two types of pages. First, I have a home page (http://whatgoeswiththis.co) that shows a stream of products. Then, I have a detail page (for instance, ...
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What is a suitable microdata structure for music mixes?

Since Google actively supports the Music microdata structure, I would like to implement this on a site that publishes music mixtapes. In context of this website, music mixes are usually 60 minute ...
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Schema.org product variations with same url. Problem?

When displaying multiple products that are basically the same, let's call them Product A with different sizes, 30, 40 and 50, I choose to create only one page per product and avoid duplicates, since ...
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Schema.org: errors on UserComments tags

On my site, http://whatgoeswiththis.co, I'm getting persistent errors found by Google Webmaster Tools for my markup of UserComments - it's saying that at each instance I'm missing location, name, and ...
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Correct usage of schema.org for logo?

Google gives this example to markup your logo: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization"> <a itemprop="url" href="http://www.example.com/">Home</a> <img ...
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Schema.org and Person's logo instead of image/photo

I want to mark up someone's website with Microdata, so I was going to use her name and logo using schema.org's Person vocabulary. However, there is no such a thing I could use for her logo type. She ...
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google traffic suddenly become very low after website problem [duplicate]

My website was having some Database problem in past few days, due to which my website wasn't available for much time. I fixed it and site is again up. But my per day hits are now just 5-20. Before ...
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Nesting Schema itemtypes: Article and Person

On a press page I'm using microdata itemtype="Article". I tried to add an itemtype="Person" nested within Article but it did not validate Google's structured-data Tester <ul class="thumbnails" ...
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Schema.org: Having a Product as “about” property

I want to define a Product as the main content of a webpage using Schema.org markup. My idea with the following HTML is to use the structure: - Webpage -- WebPageElement (mainContentOfPage of ...
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Schema markup error in Google Webmaster Tools: Missing required field “name (fn)”

I'm receiving this schema markup error when I try to validate my code in Google Webmaster Tools: Error: Missing required field "name (fn)". I'm trying to markup the following: Type: Schema ...
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How can I describe villages with schema.org?

I know there is city but I was unable to find any village. How can I describe villages?
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What is a good Microdata method for listing a list of events?

I have a list of events that change over time, so items get added while others drop off after their dates expire. For point of reference, they are conventions. I've never used microdata before and ...
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Using Schema logo markup with SVG images

I've made a logo which is awesome and I've saved it in AI and SVG format. I wish to use the SVG file on the a site as the logo will appear many times all over the site and would be better than saving ...
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Schema.org & Open Graph

We currently use Schema.org for our rich snippets in Google. I want to add Open Graph along with that, so other social signals will recognize our site better. If I add OG to our existing schema, will ...
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Anyway to validate schema.org JSON before publishing?

I have a site with a lot of data, and I'm dynamically building JSON-LD data that I think is schema.org correct. I can't find a dead-on example on schema.org, and it will take forever if I have to ...
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Structured data and visible content revisited

Structured data (like schema.org markup) should traditionally be used on visible content (a search on here will confirm that) and Google and others have said as much. However, schema.org is now ...
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AggregateRating not showing in Google's rich snippet testing tool

I tried using the AggregateRating and used the code below. The values of $aggregate_rating and $total_reviews is not empty, and tried printing its value. Now I added the code inside my WordPress ...
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Schema.org or data-vocab.org which one is better to use? [closed]

Schema.org or data-vocab.org which one is better to use? Im aware of the fact that data-vocab is considered to be outdated version of itemscope and the schema is the newly introduced itemscope . but ...
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Link `isRelated` schema.org to parent `Product` when not contained in child element

I'm trying to indicate multiple related products on a product page using schema.org microdata. But the child products are orphaned because they are not contained in the parent div. I tried using ...
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How long should a Schema.org Itemprop='description' be?

Is there any character limit or even suggested character limit when using Schema.org itemprop='description'? The Schema.org website reads, A short description of the item. But doesn't specify what it ...
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Microdata with nested product and reviews

I have some HTML listing reviews with HTML like: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product"> <img class="product-thumbnail" itemprop="image" src=...> <div itemscope ...
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How long for data highlighter mark up to appear in structured data tool?

I used the data highlighter in webmaster tools over 3 weeks ago to mark up some local business data, but there is still no structured data being detected in webmaster tools. Does any body have any ...
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SEOquake is not recogonizng microformats

I generated Rich snippets (for organization) microcode for one of my websites, using instructions like https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/146897?hl=en ...
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How to get number of posts to appear in extended information section?

I have forums website, and I am looking through Google search engine, and I can see that some (not mine) forums have something like this under the link of the site: 28 nov 2005 - Number of posts: ...
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Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML document?

Can I use <link> tags in the body of an HTML page? I tried to find the answer to this question, but found contradictory information. When adding Schema.org microdata markup to an HTML page, I ...
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What meta tag or microdata should I use for a dictionary web application?

I have a web application that serves as a dictionary, and it ranks well in Google when searching for a rare word in my language (the dictionary's target language). I want the result to appear in the ...
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Using schema.org to represent Person, Google's webmaster tool doesn't see it

I set a bunch of pages about people with the schema.org metadata for Person. The testing tool sees the metadata perfectly. However, the webmaster tools search appearance says there's no structured ...
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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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In creating a rich snippet (breadcrumbs and sitelinks), is there a need to markup content in more than one markup language?

I started tagging all of my data with their appropriate schema.org vocabulary. I'd like my site to display a rich snippet/enhanced listing in Google. Is there ever a case where you would need to ...