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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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Will adding keywords and description tag in my html page help on search engine results? [duplicate]

I am trying to improve my search engine results on Google and Bing. The content of my site has microdata to define the content. Currently, I have a keywords tag on every page on my website. However, ...
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Can display:none CSS be used on a div with a rich snippet?

I'd like to use the following code: <div itemprop="aggregateRating" itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/AggregateRating"> <div> <span itemprop="ratingValue">[rating]<...
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Can I use JSON-LD for Products while using MICRODATA for Reviews?

The Reviews are included as dynamic data in an iframe so we do not have access to the main page to add the JSON-LD. If that doesn't work, I'd appreciate suggestions for an alternate approach.
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Semantic markup itemprop name / description on multilingual website

I would like to set up semantic markup for products such as accommodation on a language stay on a site available in fr, en and es. I wonder if I can have the name of the Product and its description ...
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Relative URL resolution for Microdata properties

The HTML Microdata Working Draft shows the following example: Assuming a page at http://example.net/some/dataexample contains the following code: <section itemscope itemtype="http://example.org/...
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Whats the schema.org for a social status post?

I've looked at many schema.org types, but can't find the right one. I want to mark-up a simple post, which could contain up to 3 OPTIONAL pictures and many comments. There is DiscussionForumPosting: ...
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Can I disable product reviews in Google Structured Search?

I am getting annoying warning messages from Google Structured Search about not supplying product reviews under offers. We don't have product reviews as it doesn't fit our target customer base. Is ...
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Is it okay to have more than one itemprop 'description' for one 'Product' in page?

I'm trying to format a visual interface for specifications in my product aggregator website. Can I use more than one itemprop="description" for one Product? <div itemscope itemtype="http://schema....
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2 LocalBusiness schema markups on same location page

We have a company with multiple locations around the U.S. When we built our website we used a Google My Business reviews plugin to dynamically pull in reviews from our Google My Business page. Within ...
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How to markup with Microdata a “table of contents” and “embedded content” for a PublicationIssue?

Suppose I have a PublicationIssue of a Periodical, and I display a webpage with a ToC/summary with a list of Articles and a file document embedded with an iframe. The issue content is not coded on the ...
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Why google cannot detect QApages for a title?

I'm testing Stack Overflow website using Google schema tester tool and it throws an error for the title: Any idea why Google cannot determine that title as a QAwebpage? What's wrong with it?
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Should itemprop be on innermost HTML tag?

I wonder if it makes any difference whether I markup an item on my site like this: <h1 itemprop="name"><a href="some-page.html">Joe Doe</a></h1> or like this: <h1><...
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Using both JSON+LD and Microdata to markup the exact same information on a page

This Quora Answer: https://www.quora.com/Can-I-mix-microdata-and-JSON-LD/answer/Aaron-Bradley The above answer from 2015 mentions there being a potential problem when marking up the same entity with ...
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“Organization” schema with another schema on the same page

Should I use the Organization schema on each page if I have another schema data, for example Event? Can I use Event and Organization on the same page? Organization code <script type="application/...
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Does JSON-LD structured data work with Google Plus shared website link snippets too?

I just recently switched my Web ID card (i.e. my primary web profile) website, over from Microdata to JSON-LD to get better, more fine-grained control over the structured data appearance, on Google ...
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Can use microdata on stars instead of a number in reviewRating?

This is my HTML code for a review on a user. The documentation for rating says you have to mark up a number like: <span itemprop="reviewRating">5</span>. However, I only use stars and ...
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Can I mix Microdata and JSON-LD on the same page for different entity

My website is using JSON-LD and Microdata. For example, in BreadcrumbList, I have used Microdata format, and for others (like Organization, TouristAttraction) JSON-LD has been used. Can I mix ...
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<meter> element’s value is not recognized in structured data

According to the Microdata specification, If the <meter> element has the [value] attribute and it is an itemprop, then the itemprop value should be the value of that [value] attribute. <div ...
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Does itemprop have a different meaning on links vs. span tags?

I'm using Schema.org markup for a Person, but I get inconsistent results in Google's Rich Snippet Testing Tool when using an <a> tag vs. a <span> tag. Take these two examples: <span ...
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Is there a representative logo for Structured Data which can be used on icons?

My suspicion is that the answer very likely is "No." But I thought I'd ask anyway. Various common protocols, standards and technologies have their own logos: e.g. GSM, Email, RSS, WiFi, HTML5, ...
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Can SiteNavigationElement in schema.org describe a navigational element which links out to external sites?

Deployment of some parts of schema.org still appear to be at a late experimental stage. After extensive debate, there appears to be a - tentative - method to describe the principal navigation section(...
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How do I get the Structured Data Testing Tool to ignore template elements?

I’m using Web Components to build a site, and one of the biggest features is my use of the <template> element. Here’s an example: <ul> <template> <li> <div ...
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Is it good to have duplicate Microdata properties on different tag on a single page?

I am adding Schema.org Microdata to one of the website homepage. This website has a logo which is surrounded with <a> anchor tag. This anchor tag already uses itemprop="url" like this: <a ...
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Microdata & JSON-LD Conflict on the same page or not?

For Wordpress website used Rich-Snippet Plugin, that added schema for pages using Microdata. I also applied Sitelink Search Box, Product schema, Article Schema For the Same site in different pages ...
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How to mark up the “isAccessoryOrSparePartFor” property for a replacement part?

I want to create a rich snippet for a replacement valve for a kitchen faucet. How do I associate that part to the parent product using Microdata and the isAccessoryOrSparePartFor property? This is ...
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Adding Schema.org’s “WPHeader” with Microdata

I'd like to add Schema.org data, and am trying to follow instructions given to me about how to do so. The instructions indicate that I should change my <header> tag from: <header> to &...
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Microdata markup for a chemical substance?

I'm trying to add Microdata markup to a table of properties of a chemical substance. Below is a sample of some of the properties of one of the chemical substances I'm trying to markup. I'm not ...
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Meta-content or time-datetime

How to show datePublished and dateModified Microdata? (I want to prioritize dateModified, this is why I do not show datePublished to the public) Option 1. If I understand this is not correct. Div ...
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Dates in USA for the normal user

I am from Europe. I am confused about dates in USA. I have seen different ways to show the date in USA: Rss feed: Thu, 15 August 2017 Schema and Sitemap: 2017-08-15 Wikipedia: August 15, 2017 https://...
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Should I add Microdata on the product listing page or on the product detail page?

In our website, we have a product listing page and the product detail page. My question is should we add the Microdata attributes on the listing page or on the details page? Or should it be on both? ...
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Schema.org (Microdata) for online application

I have a site with some onpage scripts such as "case converter" or "list sorter". I wish add microdata and I'm not sure about the right kind. The "app" is available only on page (no download, but just ...
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Schema Markup for Web Application Pages and Landing Pages

I have build a Web Application and the website is set-up like this: Landing Pages that consists of Home, Price, Features and Contact Us Web Application pages that are for logged in users and only ...
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itemprop for canonical link and meta description in the head

I've a problem with validation of the code provided by Google. Idea is (simplified): <head itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebSite"> <title itemprop="name">Example.com - Best ...
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Article preview and non-text types in meta tags

I'm trying to figure out how to implement Schema.org right, and since the very beginning I faced some issues and I would be very happy if you make it clearer for me. First of all, basic structure of ...
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How to use structured data for service categories? [closed]

So I am trying to understand this confusing documentation from schema.org and want to fix my structured data. Lets say I offer music recording and production services. So to show through html: ...
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Schema.org Microdata Across Multiple Pages

Say I have markup like this on https://example.org/index.html: <span itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/LocalBusiness"> <meta itemprop="url" content="https://example.org/index.html"&...
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Structured data disappeared from google console

I have two websites which are twin, both using schema.org microdata format to construct structured data. Both websites had their data visible in google webmaster console. But i noticed a sudden drop ...
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Using h-entry and schema.org at the same time

Is it ok to use both Microdata h-entry and schema.org in the same template? Or better to use one of them?
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Spammy microdata penalty reconsideration rejected

I'll be more than happy if someone could give me any hint where i could be wrong. Some time ago site of a client got spammy microdata penalty. The situation was following - one local business markup ...
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Which one does Google prefer, Microdata or JSON-LD?

Here Google says they prefer JSON-LD: JSON-LD is the recommended format. Google is in the process of adding JSON-LD support for all markup-powered features. The table below lists the exceptions ...
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How to use price range inside “Offer” type?

I have category pages that contain products. Some of the products have fixed prices and some of the products have price ranges. Also any product has a seller that must be inside Offer. Right? So I ...
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HTML5 Microdata - itemref to another itemscope (CollectionPage containing all the blogs)

On the Google structured testing tool, it shows that they are all separate instances. I'm trying to have them list to each other. This is what I have now: <section class="primary content-area" ...
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Is there a Microdata version of JSON-LD’s “@id”?

I'm trying to generate Microdata markup (making use of Schema.org). I know that JSON-LD has a "@id" which helps reference that whatever data is. Is there a similar thing for Microdata? As I wouldn't ...
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LocalBusiness with multiple locations on same page

I am trying to add local business Schema.org markup on a website. I have one concern, there are around 10 different locations for the business and all those locations are on 1 page, that means they ...
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“image” property inside Article with or without ImageObject?

Can I use itemprop image directly?: <article itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article"> <img itemprop="image" src="1.png"> <h1 itemprop="headline name" >Title of the post</...
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Schema.org ImageObject url

Schema.org’s ImageObject example uses itemprop="contentUrl". I tested this simplified code in Google: https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool gives me an error: A value for the url ...
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How to embed a Schema.org data type?

How to embed items of a different data type? Schema.org explains it here: https://schema.org/docs/gs.html I use Google’s markup helper (www.google.com/webmasters/markup-helper/) that creates ...
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Schema.org caption inside Article?

Ho to use Schema.org in the caption of an image? I see that caption is not present in BlogPosting nor Article. I made a search and it seems that it is in ImageObject. But if I am inside itemscope ...
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Schema.org - Microdata and JSON-LD behave diffrently for same code [duplicate]

Having a hard time with JSON-DL and several blogPost. The way I see it, both Microdata one and JSON-DL one is exactly the same, yet the latter only show one blogPost, where Microdata show both. HTML ...
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Correct way to use sameAs itemprop in Microdata

My client has recently implemented the sameAs markup for the social media profiles. They have used Microdata as they don't want to use JSON-LD as they feel it'll be some work to go through the site ...