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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
2answers
79 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
413 views

Schema SiteNavigationElement markup

Should the Schema.org SiteNavigationElement be structured like this.. <div itemscope itemtype="http://www.schema.org/SiteNavigationElement"> <ul> <li ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
769 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
81 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Microdata mark up for ordered lists?

What would be the proper microdata for marking up ordered lists? For instance, statistical rankings for sports player.
1
vote
2answers
45 views

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, ...
4
votes
2answers
87 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
109 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
112 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
64 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

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" ...
4
votes
1answer
245 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
53 views

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?
3
votes
2answers
249 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
187 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
72 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
361 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
185 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
169 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
164 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
78 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
214 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
161 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

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: ...
8
votes
3answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
109 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

schema.org specification for generic pages or posts on a CMS

I'm trying to determine the best possible schema.org type to declare for the content section in the template of a content management system, which will handle regular news posts for small, local ...
3
votes
1answer
237 views

Repeat use of Schema / Rich Snippets Markup i.e LocalBusiness Data

I am unable to find official wording and I'm hoping that some Rich Snippets/Schema Guru can give me some insight into proper usage of repeated content when it comes to using markup. I'm building a ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Google doesn't always show rich snippets when the site uses structured data [duplicate]

I'm so tired of the Google structured data recipe. After some days, it loses the image and the extra information. Then I test it again, and it shows again. Some other days in the future it might go ...
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Which schema.org type should be used for webinars?

I'm looking to improve the schema.org markup on a site, but I'm curious about a couple of things because of the content: webinars. See an example: https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/667/83483 There ...
4
votes
1answer
69 views

How to specify ingredients in Schema.org (other than recipes or drugs)?

I'd like to use Schema.org for a series of product specs pages. The products are cosmetics (shampoos, creams, etc.) and ideally an INCI declaration will be included for every product. I'd like to ...
0
votes
2answers
101 views

Where to put rich data markups?

I have a company website which I'm trying to make rich snippets. Where should I put the <span itemscope.. tags for Corporation? In every page? Or just the "about us" and/or "contact" pages? P.S ...
2
votes
1answer
130 views

Schema.org's WebApplication: for web applications or references to web application?

Assuming one offers an online service on a page using HTML5 + Javavascript. Technically speaking, it can be considered as a web application. Is the WebApplication itemtype appropriate for this page ...
1
vote
1answer
59 views

Using microdata itemprop and itemtype for non-English websites

How should I use microdata itemprop and itemtype for non-English websites? Is there a way to define vocabulary for non-English websites, and what itemprop values can be used? Are itemprop values self ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

Why does this microdata not validate in the Google tool?

The name property (in the meta tag) is not recognised in the Google Webmasters validation tool. Why is this? <table itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Product"> <meta ...
4
votes
4answers
695 views

linking several separated schema.org <div>s together?

I'm adding schema.org semantic markups, and would like to link several of which are in quite different parts of webpage together. This works when I specify them as parent/child: <div itemscope ...
2
votes
1answer
539 views

Should schema.org structured data for products be used on category pages on an e-commerce site?

I use schema.org structured data markup on all of my product pages. The products are well indexed in Google, and the meta data shows up mostly as expected. My question is a sub-question to the ...
4
votes
1answer
106 views

Is there a problem in having same product with different names in different pages?

When ot comes to structured data, schema.org for products, Is there a problem in having the same product with 2 different names in 2 different pages for layout reasons? Example: Category page with ...