Microdata is a syntax for embedding structured data in HTML5, making use of vocabularies. If the question is about the popular vocabulary Schema.org, use the tag [schema.org].

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What kind of schema.org classification should be used for user generated content?

I have a site where users can add their bicycles that they own, and I'm not quite sure how to structure the schema.org data. The bikes are not for sale, only displayed, and there are multiple versions ...
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Google Webmaster Tools refusing to see my Structured Data

I've been unable to get Webmaster tools to see my sites structured data. It keeps reporting "We do not detect any structured data on your site". You can inspect my html by visiting: ...
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Rich snippet error: “Price, review or availability needs to be present” But it is

I'm having problems inserting Rich Snippet code for a product. I literally copied it from some Google page and edited it to my product. The Google Webmaster's Rich Snippet tool gives the error: ...
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Does meta tag in body section with itemprop and content work on SEO?

I noticed that <meta> tags in body only works with itemprop set, but I have a question. Do search engines read its content?
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What schema.org should be used for User Profiles?

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 ...
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Why does Google rich data snippet preview not display any rich data from my schema markup?

I'm trying to verify my schema.org implementation using Google rich data snippet preview, and am not sure if it's ok or not. This is an example. It appears there are no errors, and it does recognize ...
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How does LinkedIn show markup in search results without using schema or microdata markup?

I've noticed LinkedIn search results include the location and job of the person being searched. I've understood using markup such as schema.org can create this but when viewing their source, it ...
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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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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 shows the last updates of my website. My current structure of the website is this: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/webpage" <div itemscope ...
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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.org SiteNavigationElement markup

Should the Schema.org SiteNavigationElement be structured like this <div itemscope itemtype="http://www.schema.org/SiteNavigationElement"> <ul> <li itemprop="url"><a ...
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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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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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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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Nesting Schema.org 'Person' in 'Article', using Microdata

On a press page I'm using Schema.org’s Article. I tried to add a Person nested within Article, but it did not validate in Google’s Testing Tool. <ul class="thumbnails" itemscope ...
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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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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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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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Link child product to parent product when not contained in child element

I'm trying to indicate multiple related products on a product page using Microdata (with Schema.org). But the child products are orphaned because they are not contained in the parent div. I tried ...
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How long should a Schema.org “description” be?

Is there any character limit or even suggested character limit for using Schema.org’s description property? For example, in Microdata: itemprop="description" The Schema.org website reads, "A short ...
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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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Repeat use of Schema.org / 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Linking several separated Microdata <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 ...
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Is there a problem in having same product with different names in different pages?

When it 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 ...
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Is it okay to have more than one Product (with image, description and SKU) per page?

In a few pages in a website, similar products are displayed in the same page. Each item has its own description (almost identical) and its own SKU (also almost identical). How can I use Microdata ...