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Can I have duplicated markup using schema.org?

I have this: <span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/NewsArticle"> <meta itemprop="mainEntityOfPage" content="true"> <span itemprop="author publisher" itemscope itemtype="...
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Google mark spam if the review html markup is hidden for paginating - Structured data

Recently I got below message from google in Webmasters Manual Actions tab: Site-wide matches Affects Spammy structured markup Markup on some pages on this site appears to use techniques ...
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How to use structured data for video list pages?

I have a video sharing website. How can i use structured data for the pages that contain list of videos? I read google guideline about list of items: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-...
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On-page Markup and Sitemap Multi-language

I have: example.com/en/product-a-en example.com/es/product-a-es example.com/ru/product-a-ru If i use this: On-page Markup Use the lang attribute in the html tag: <html lang="en"> Use rel ...
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<h3> vs. <strong> (for FAQ's)

We are in the process of publishing FAQ's on our website. For this I am creating the templates and ask myself the following question: What tag should I use for the questions? I've chosen <strong&...
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How does one assign multiple values to the “activeIngredient” schema tag?

I want to use the activeIngredient property http://health-lifesci.schema.org/activeIngredient to list two active ingredients. What is the proper way to mark it up? And once it is properly marked up, ...
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Schema markup (JSON-LD) for multiple reviews on one page

According to Google this is a typical review markup in JSON-LD <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context": "http://schema.org/", "@type": "Review", "itemReviewed": { ...
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How to use <article> tags in the home page of a blog?

I have a home page of a blog where I have the img, title, date, and a brief summary or intro for each post. Then a link to the full text in another page. I am not sure how I should use <article> ...
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Adding Information to multiple addresses in schema markup

How do I add information to a multiple address schema markup with JSON-LD? Here is my code: <script type='application/ld+json'> { "@context": "http://schema.org", "@type": "Apartments", "...
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Schema markup for list of brands offered by a business

I am looking at marking up a list of brands offered by the business, for example (Nike Logo) Nike (adidas Logo) adidas (Puma Logo) Puma Each of these link to the brand products sold. What would be ...
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What is more effective, microdata or JSON-LD?

I know that Google prefers JSON-LD over microdata, that is a given. I intend to use both as much as I can. I also know that the Earth rotates around Google and the Sun is just a moon. However, from a ...
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Should the “Website” structured data be used only on the homepage?

I have combined the following json scripts into a single one as I found this should be the best practice: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/sitename https://developers.google.com/...
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sameAs Schema.org markup for multiple social media accounts

What is the best way to use the Schema.org sameAs markup when the company manages more than one social media account on the same platform, i.e. has individual Twitter accounts: 1) the main account; 2) ...
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Rich snippet stars back then disappeared again?

I have been trying to get Rich Snippets to work on my site for a long while now and the other day my prayers seemed to be answered as at 40 reviews, we seemed to have re-gained our star privilege. ...
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Are deep nested HTML tags bad for SEO? [duplicate]

When I build complex design's markup, I can create deep level of nesting div's (15-20 nesting level). If it is impact bad on SEO?
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Can a span within an H1 harm bot attempts to identify the text? [duplicate]

I am wondering if this structure can confuse search bots and prevent them from identifying the contents of the H1. For example, in the code below, can the bot identify "Main Text" as the H1 content? ...
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What is the impact of <i>, <b>, <strong> or <span> elements on SEO?

What is the impact of i, b, strongor span tags on SEO? I quote the MDN HTML element reference: The HTML <b> Element represents a span of text stylistically different from normal text, ...
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Advantages / disadvantages of adding schema.org markups in excess?

I've been adding schema markups on my customers' websites but I have a belief that we shall not add markups in excess on a particular page. Sometimes there are opportunities to add a lot of extra ...
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How to find correct schema definitions for my website

I have various articles on my website basically circling about psychology and psychotherapy. On a few articles in which I have added schema.org definitions, here is some examples of the itemprop and ...
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How to let Google bot know we are the creators of a well reviewed Amazon product?

We are the manufacturers and only sellers of a popular product on Amazon which has about 500 reviews, averaging about 4.5 stars. We have just launched a website for the product. Is there a way to let ...
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Do I respect schema markup best practice?

I'm trying to find info on the web about the best practice about schema markup and I'm not sure if what I'm doing is right or wrong. Here's what I've done : I took all reviews (and ratings) from ...
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Old phpBB posts use different [quote] BBCode markup that doesn't work anymore

I restored a ten-year-old phpBB forum, and after upgrading it to 3.1.x, I noticed that the quote BBCode is not working correctly (but I don’t know if it worked in the old version). If no username/URL ...
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Is there a way to mark unusual words as spelled correctly so search engines don't think the site has poor spelling?

I want to know how to indicate a particular word or work is not spelt incorrectly. Spelling does affect SEO but the common spellcheckers usually come up with around 10-20 errors per page, but these ...
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Using the <strong/> tag as a call to action

I'm creating a subscription page and there are four packages available for purchase. At the bottom of the package description there's a button link to Learn More about the package. In general, is it ...
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Can writing a floating navbar's HTML at the bottom of the page increase SEO?

In my entry into SEO (and admittedly the subject is in constant change) I had read SEO Warrior. In that book it explained the concept of increasing a page's SEO value by placing navigation at the ...
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How do I make my site compatible with Firefox's Reader View feature

The latest version of Firefox has a button called "Reader View" that is supposed to hide the clutter on the page such as sidebars and headers and only show the article. https://support.mozilla.org/en-...
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Is adding html5shiv enough?

I want to start using HTML5 markup in my next WP theme and I wondered if adding html5shiv is enough for adding compatibility for IE8+ browsers. I'm talking about the simple stuff such as aside, ...
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Could multiple navigation sections with the same links hurt SEO?

I'm working with a site design that calls for two distinct headers and accompanying sets of navigation; however, the nav links within both are identical. I have one header with the id "main" ...
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Markup for an HTML5 article

So I have the following HTML for an article (in this case a piece of portfolio work) <article class="work"> <div class="col-row clearfix"> <div class="col-large">...
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How to properly/semantically markup a scientific publication list on a simple XHTML website?

How to properly/semantically markup a scientific publication list on a simple XHTML website? E.g. those Google markup guides only talk about dates, reviews, etc. Is there something for those typical ...
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Can Item Types Inherit Item Properties From Other Item Types?

I'm looking to start incorporating "Structured Data", "Rich Snippets", or what ever terms may be associated with the schema.org vocabulary. I'm specifically interested in microdata rules. Most of the ...
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Mark-up for desktop and separate mobile version of site, can they be used cross domain?

When there is a separate mobile version of a site on a different URL to the main site, Google suggests to use their Annotations for desktop and mobile URLs. On the desktop page, add: <link rel="...
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Tips for developing a responsive website [closed]

I'm having problems trying to figure out a good workflow when designing a responsive website. I've tried a few approaches, nowadays what I'm doing is: Do all html and css work with the window ...
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How does hreflang interact with geo targeting?

If I have multiple subfolders that I wish to target at different countries, I'm thinking the ideal set up would be to specify rel="alternative" hreflang with a language AND country code (e.g. en-AU) ...
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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 doesn'...
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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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Proper format to markup article author for Google rich snippets and HTML5

The Google guideline Author information in search results tells us that we need to use the following format to link to the article author: <a href="[profile_url]?rel=author">Author</a> ...
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Does excessive markup affect SEO?

For example, if I wrap my content with <div> tags (for no reason, just for arguments sake), would that cause a difference to search engines? Does thinner markup improve SEO? <body> &...
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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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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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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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What HTML and CSS markup is best for SEO for a list of questions (like on Stack Exchange sites)

On the StackOverflow a question block (in the q-list on the index page and so on) represented by the following html code: <div class="question-summary narrow tagged-interesting" id="question-...
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What is the best approach to HTML markup for a heavily stylised h1 tag

I have a very stylised piece of content which I want to use as the <h1> tag on a page. I have two choices, either use complex, non semantic markup or an image. Is there any SEO benefit to either ...
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Can one spread rich snippet breadcrumbs markup all over a page?

From here, we have an example of a rich snippet breadcrumb implementation: <body itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebPage"> ... <div itemprop="breadcrumb"> <a href="category/...
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Using Schema.org for blogging: Article VS BlogPosting

I have been remaking my website for some time now and I want to launch it as quickly as possible but I want to make it leading edge if possible. I am currently using a modified template (I know! web ...
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Who has experienced using Textile to generate their HTML pages?

Do you need to have a generator or an app of some sort that would convert the Textile markup you did to its equivalent HTML?
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Should I link the main article heading? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Anchor tag inside H1 or H1 inside achor tag : Which is better? Why, on StackExchange sites, is the post title on the question page a link to itself? Assuming, that I have an ...
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PSD To HTML (Recommended service?) [closed]

I have designed a web layout using Adobe Photoshop. Who do you recommend to convert PSD to HTML from your experience? There are couple services do them, for example: www.psd2html.com www.xhtmlchop....
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What to do with repeated content (anchor text) in internal search results when it comes to SEO?

On a website that delivers internal search results for products, within the results listing we have a repeating link to "add to favourites" (not browser-bookmarks, but user profile related) in every ...