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I am working on an e-commerce website. I am getting the following error on Google Search Console:

Breadcrumbs > Missing field "position"

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This is one of the URLs which has this error:

https://my-domain.com/buy-and-sell/display/2086

And this is how the page looks like:

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And this is the actual breadcrumb code:

<ul class="nav-breakcrumb" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/BreadcrumbList">
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">home</span>
        </a>
    </li>
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse/home-and-garden" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Home &amp; Garden</span>
        </a>
    </li>
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse/home-and-garden/home-and-living" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Home &amp; Living</span>
        </a>
    </li>
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse/home-and-garden/home-and-living/kitchen" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Kitchen</span>
        </a>
    </li>
</ul>
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I followed the sample on schema.org/BreadcrumbList and noticed that I am missing the position meta tag:

<meta itemprop="position" content="1" />

I also found Google's breadcrumb testing tool for verification. The original breadcrumb was showing the following errors:

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I added the position meta tag:

<ul class="nav-breakcrumb" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/BreadcrumbList">
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Home</span>
            <meta content="1" itemprop="position">
        </a>
    </li>
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse/home-and-garden" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Home &amp; Garden</span>
            <meta content="2" itemprop="position">
        </a>
    </li>
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse/home-and-garden/home-and-living" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Home &amp; Living</span>
            <meta content="3" itemprop="position">
        </a>
    </li>
    <li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem">
        <a href="/home/browse/home-and-garden/home-and-living/kitchen" itemprop="item">
            <span itemprop="name">Kitchen</span>
            <meta content="4" itemprop="position">
        </a>
    </li>
</ul>

and tested it again:

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    Thanks for sharing your solution. Cheers!! – closetnoc Nov 23 '19 at 16:12

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