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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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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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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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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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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Google can't recognize Schema.org image property from Product

How can I use itemprop="image" from http://schema.org/Product so Google can recognize it in this case? <a href="#" itemprop="image" data-remote="images/portfolio/image.jpg" ...
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Google Schema.org alternate to PriceSpecification

I'm back with another Schema.org / Google inconsistency. Our store sells many products that have different variants each with their own price. For example a heater may be sold in any of 8 BTU levels ...
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Microdata reuse within another item

My intention is marking up my site with Microdata in a way I won't need to re-declare items that already exist in the page. For example, my header will always contain info regarding the ...
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Nesting Microdata vs. independent Items

I've been reading about Microdata and its implementation, however the examples are quite simple and I'm yet to find a website that thoroughly implements structured data throughout the entire site. So ...
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Can WPAdBlock be a child of WPSideBar?

I want to markup my ads with schema.org microdata, but my ads reside inside a sidebar (which I think is typical?) and sometimes even within the main content. As far as I can see WPAdBlock is a sibling ...
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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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SEO and dynamic structured data (microdata)

I'm wanting to have a very limited amount of structured data (ideally microdata) added using javascript, especially using the document's lastModified property. It seems rather bizarre and ...
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HTML5+Microdata validation errors: Attribute 'content' not allowed on element 'p'

According to Google’s documentation about the Product Rich Snippet, when I want to mark product’s availability in my shop, I should do the following (using Microdata): <span ...
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JS call gives me a text value instead of an HTML link for Microdata property

I am trying to extract the book URL from a link using Microdata. The format is specified in Schema.org. Here is my HTML: <div class="col-sm-4 col-md-3" itemscope ...
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Error “Incomplete microdata with schema.org” for Review

I have a product reviews on a site and I am adding Schema.org markup to the reviews. Here is the code I am using: <div class="blockquote-wrap"> <blockquote itemprop="review" itemscope ...
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Microdata: should I use Book or Product type scheme?

I'm developing a site for an antiques shop, specialized in rare and ancient books. Every page for each book will have a description sheet available with several data for the item. Descriptions ...
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How does Google handle <link> elements in the <body>?

As I get from here, link tags can be used in the body as long as they contain Microdata. I understand how this may come handy for specifying all sorts of properties, e.g. from Schema.org: author, ...
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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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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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Are Microdata attributes valid on any element?

Is it valid to add Microdata attributes (e.g., using the Schema.org vocabulary), such as itemprop="name", to HTML elements that aren’t span or div? For example: <h2 class="product_name" ...
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Correct usage of Brand from schema.org

What is the correct usage of using the Brand schema from schema.org? I have a website that sells clothes. I have a brands page where I list all the brands for which I have products on my website, for ...
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What's structured data is needed to show rich snippets for an ecommerce website?

I have ecommerce website (we sell welding equipment) with over 5k product pages (without reviews), 1k categories and many info-pages... but in main template integrated only Microdata for product pages ...
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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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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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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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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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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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<div> with “itemprop=text” contains ratingblock. Will this harm SEO?

I am using WordPress and I am planning to use Schema.org to optimize the site for SEO. Because of WordPress’ structure, I am forced to put the itemprop=text on a div, containing both the whole content ...
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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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Is it bad only to partly use a fragment of a <h1> with Schema.org 'name'?

The problem that I have is that I have a client that sells local services, he wants to use a h1 that includes both the service and local, no problem there… But the snag is he wants to use as much as ...
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How to set itemprop=“duration”?

I’m trying to set a song’s duration with Microdata. What is the best way to describe a duration in Microdata? Is it by using itemprop="duration" in span? <span itemprop="duration" ...
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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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Google Plus is using value of 'name' property (from Schema.org Person) as site title

I added Schema.org’s Person - suddenly Google Plus is using the name property as site title! Is this a bug? I was wondering if anyone else ran into the same problem. This is the code I used <div ...
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Should I, and how do I incorporate Microdata into my ASP.NET website with 47 pages?

I have an ASP.NET (VB) with 47 pages. The problem is that it’s in 10 different languages, although 98% just use English. I have 5 master pages. I’ve read Google Webmaster Tools, but I’m still ...
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Would using RDFa improve ranking/traffic?

My website is a legal search engine, lawmirror.com, and there are about 600k records available online. Currently using XHTML5 and on some pages Microdata. Same record appears many times on ...
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Can I add Microdata properties in deeply nested HTML?

Can I define a <span itemprop="example"> within an undefined parent div if that parent div’s parent div is defined? Here is the example: <div itemprop="offers" itemscope ...
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Is the structure of the HTML (e.g., from Schema.org examples) important to Microdata?

So I’m trying to mark up some structured data using a combination of the contact vCard Microformat and Microdata using Schema.org’s Place type. I’d love to do both at once, but I have a problem that ...
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Can Schema.org properties be included in existing tags?

The Microdata examples on Schema.org seem to indicate adding addition tagging to indicate item properties is the norm. However, can these be added with an existing tag? For instance in the following ...
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Why use Microdata or RDFa, and which one to use?

I was checking my SEO score on few SEO sites and few of them told me that I don’t have Microdata or RDFa. I searched and found this: Microdata vs RFDa Good question, but I was wondering: Why should ...
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How to mark up acceptable payment methods for a Schema.org Offer with Microdata?

I am not sure how to markup accepted payment methods for an offer. Here are the Schema.org types: Offer PaymentMethod Here is my basic example, is this correct? <div itemscope="" ...
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Microdata vs. Microformats

Just like the title says: it seems to me that Microdata has a few advantages over Microformats, with the only drawback being a bit more verbose. Is this all the story? It seems that Google supports ...
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Can I have duplicate Microdata properties on a single page?

I’m trying to work with Schema.org for the first time. Is it OK if I have duplicate itemprop attributes? Meaning, If I have my company phone number in different places (header, footer, sometimes in ...
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Can I change the type of elements in the Microdata format?

With regard to Microdata I was wondering if the elements must be exactly like the examples (http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=176035) or that Google/Bing look if the ...
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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 ...
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Schema.org WebPage structure for single page site

I am building a single page portfolio site with WordPress for a client which is divided into sections that would traditionally be separate pages like - about, portfolio, contact. Can I nest multiple ...
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Schema.org markup for an Article with additionalType?

I have a site that has many articles on a specific dog breed. I want to help Google and other search engines to understand this article is specifcally on this breed or a topic realted to this breed. I ...
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Can I enrich Microdata format with more non-Microdata data without affecting its functionality?

This is the normal formatting for Microdata: <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/LocalBusiness"> <div itemprop="name">some text</div> <div itemprop="description">some ...
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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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Microdata for product images which aren't displayed in the page?

My internet shop displays thumbnails of products' images, and I see that these thumbnail are (slowly) being indexed by Google. I want also full images to be indexed. Can I use Microdata for this? ...
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What are the advantages of Schema.org's Microdata vs. Microformats et al?

I’m confused about which microdata methodologies to employ on my site. Is there an advantage to implementing the attributes from Schema.org, vs. one like Microformats?