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I am not sure how to markup accepted payment methods for an offer.

Here are the Schema.org types:

Here is my basic example, is this correct?

<div itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Product">
    <span itemprop="name">Product Name</span>

    <span itemprop="description">Product Description</span>

    <div itemprop="offers" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">
      <span itemprop="price">$19.95</span>
      <meta itemprop="priceCurrency" content="USD" />
      <meta itemprop="availability" content="in_stock" />
      <a href="/buy-now" itemprop="url">Buy Now</a>
      <meta itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod" content="http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PayPal" />
      <meta itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod" content=" http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PaymentMethodCreditCard" />
    </div>
  </div>
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    Did you try this with rich snippets tool and see if the bot was able to correctly identify? – Prasad Ajinkya Jan 9 '13 at 14:16
  • Yes I did, it pulls out a list of values. For example acceptedpaymentmethod:purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PayPal – Cogslave Jan 9 '13 at 14:36
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The basic direction is correct, but you must use <link> and href=... instead of meta, since the value is a URL/URI, not a string:

<link itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod" href="http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PayPal" />
<link itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod" href=" http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PaymentMethodCreditCard" />

The rest looks fine at first sight.

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About your HTML:

About your Schema.org:

So the example could look like:

<article itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Product">
  <h1 itemprop="name">Product Name</h1>

  <p itemprop="description">Product Description</p>

  <div itemprop="offers" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/Offer">
    $<span itemprop="price">19.95</span>
    <meta itemprop="priceCurrency" content="USD" />
    <link itemprop="availability" href="http://schema.org/InStock" />
    <div itemprop="potentialAction" itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/BuyAction">
      <a itemprop="target" href="/buy-now">Buy Now</a>
    </div>
    <link itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod" href="http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PayPal" />
    <link itemprop="acceptedPaymentMethod" href="http://purl.org/goodrelations/v1#PaymentMethodCreditCard" />
  </div>

</article>
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  • How would he use the BuyAction schema in this example? – Scott Jul 16 '17 at 16:00
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    @Scott: In case you missed it, my example snippet contains BuyAction. – unor Jul 16 '17 at 16:28

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