Questions tagged [structured-data]

Structured Data is information that is processed, defined, or formatted based on a predetermined set of rules or guidelines. Typically the defined structure allows for streamlined use of such data because of its high-level of organization.

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Can organizations no longer be authors (Google schema reviews)?

I've noticed in the last few months after Google restricted schema review stars in certain cases that another side effect seems to have happened: If a review "author" is marked up as an Organization,...
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Linking Structured Data Snippets

All content is generated via CMS widgets. As a result the article structured data is generated via a separate widget to the authors. Is there some way I could link the two snippets together? Example ...
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Incorrect google data structure when there is a special charcater in url

I've defined google schema in my web site, and it's working fine when I'm testing the following urls in google structured data test: exmaple.com or exmaple.com?test=12&check=10 but when I ...
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The property “eventSchedule” is not recognized by Google for an object of type Event

I used the below code for event scheduling of my event. But it prompts the below error in Google's Structured Data Testing Tool. The property "eventSchedule" is not recognized by Google for an ...
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Structured Data Breadcrumb errors: title and url is missing

I just ran a test and I received two errors on all my product pages in the breadcrumb (2) section of Googl Structured Data Tool test. It says Breadcrumb 2 has missing title and url. When i click on ...
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Are multiple “How To” Schema's supported through JSON + LD

I am currently trying to implement multiple How To schema types to a single page but keep receiving an error (Missing '}' or object member name) when trying to validate my code. Is this possible? ...
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Representing a free trial in structured data

Trying to set up the structured data for a software application on the website and am having trouble with how to represent a free trial as an offer if it is at all possible. The product has a free ...
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How can I get my site to be ranked for Google My Business? [duplicate]

I have been trying to rank my Google My Business listing for my website. I put the same NAP (Name, Address and Phone number) on all sites. I post photos and posts on a regular basis, but I'm not ...
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How to serve Review and Rating to google after algorithm update [closed]

Recently, Google announced that it wont show Review rich snippets if they are "self-serving". When a review about entity A is placed on the website of entity A - either directly in their markup ...
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How to specify “closed” for a day in OpeningHoursSpecification?

{ "@type": "OpeningHoursSpecification", "dayOfWeek": [ "Sunday" ], "Hours": "Closed" } I get the following error: Closed (The property Hours is not recognized by Google ...
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Should I add category page number to breadcrumbs on product page

I am currently working on a website which has paginated content. It is a list of products. There are many categories, but for simplicity, let's assume that I have just one category with many pages. I ...
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Are html tags allowed in structured data product description?

I'm providing structured data on product pages of an ecommerce site using json-ld. For description, I've been including html markup exactly as it is on the page. For example: { "@context": "https:...
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Schema ratings is not appearing [duplicate]

I applied schema (Star Ratings) to my site. It's been more than 5 days, and I checked it in Google's Structured Data Testing Tool too. There are also no errors or warnings, but still it is not applied....
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Do I need JSON-LD on all pages or just the home page?

Below is an example of the JSON-LD I've added to my home page (company name removed). My question, is it generally recommended that this be added to all pages of a site, or just the home page? <...
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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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Review Rating not being displayed on Google [duplicate]

We have recently added a review section on our website with rich snippets. Structured Data Tool indicates no problem, but the star rating doesn't appear in Google search results. Could someone help me ...
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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 whatever terms may be associated with the schema.org vocabulary. I'm specifically interested in microdata rules. Most of the ...
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JSON-LD GTM Tag for BlogPosting

I'd like to do schema markup for my wordpress blog in Google Tag Manager. I've integrated the variables for Image url and Date Published into my JSON-LD GTM Tag, but I get an error in the Google ...
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“video markup” vs “video sitemap”

I already implemented a video sitemap, based on Google's recommendation. Now, I am reading about video markups. The only information, I got on the relationship of both approaches to each other, is: ...
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How do I get Google rich snippet and structure data working for my blogger blog?

I don't know much about html but I have once got my post on how to carry out some steps featured with Google rich snippet by editing the post in HTML using schema.org markup but later got some how-to ...
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Structured Data Tool doesn't see JavaScript rendered content

Some structured data (namely price) of my page is rendered by JavaScript. According to fetching results in Webmaster tools Googlebot sees and renders it perfectly. However the structured data tool ...
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What schema.org markup for a Guitar Chord?

I'm looking for the best way to add structured data to a page that shows how to play a chord on the guitar, like this one. I think that the best schema would be SheetMusic, that is a direct child of ...
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How to prove third party review and ratings to be correct and real?

We are developing an App which of course has a website. I added some of our ratings and reviews from the users given in Google Play and Apple Store and corresponding JSON-LD's. I could not find the ...
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Google Structured Data testing tool doesn't show questions and answers linked together for a Q/A website with markup

Please take a look at this: See? Answers and its question are separated. I mean, they are not link to each other. Also when you open one of the answers, you will see this warning: Which clearly says ...
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How to make my site appear in Google News' Local News section?

My site already appears in Google News as news provider, also, recent news appears without problems. But my site doesn't appear in Local News section, so people in my city won't be able to see my ...
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Multiple (same type) schema objects on the page - any way to set one property for all of them without repeating it for each object?

I'm setting up the Structured Data for a new site that publishes buyer's guides for products. These guides will be in the form of articles with roughly 10 items each, and I'm implementing Review ...
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Schema.org and SEO

Is Schema.org structured data (in Microdata, JSON-LD, or RDFa) relevant for SEO? I know that structured data can provide benefits in other areas, but here I’m only asking about its significance for ...
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SEO for bibliography/references section of webpage

How do I perform SEO within my references/bibliography section of my website? I have used an aria-label for accessibility purposes, but I don't know how to optimize for the actual citations. If I ...
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Can we add multiple schema.org JSON-LD code blocks to the home page of a website?

Can we add multiple JSON Code on a website like organization, services, local business?
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Should Website and Organization be linked?

I'm wondering what the effects/benefits/issues are with linking Website and Organization structured data (specifically in JSON-LD). On the homepage of my site I have something like this: <script ...
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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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Extra Domain (TLD) in Google Breadcrumb

We are using structured data breadcrumbs, and everything looks good on desktop, but on mobile it shows extra .io after the root. I'm not really sure what might be causing this / whether it's from ...
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Errors in Structured Data

We are updating Structured data manually to 100s of our articles created daily. Can we automate this process by any means? And also another worry is that current structured data shows many errors. ...
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Schema for a Comprehensive TV Show Page and Photos Page

You have all been especially helpful with my understanding of schema and checking my work, so I hope you don't mind me making another post about this. I'm trying to develop schema for a ...
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Schema.org for TV show character page

I'm doing Schema.org for a character page for a TV show, and I'm having difficulty figuring out proper types. This is what I have so far: { "@context": "https://schema.org", "@type": "TVSeries",...
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New required mainEntityOfPage for article structured data

I had a look at the article structured data as proposed by Google and saw that there are a new required and recommended fields, they weren't there last week. Here is the link: https://developers....
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Structured Data Reviews Not Appearing in Knowledge Panel [duplicate]

Google Rich Snippets Not Appearing in Knowledge Panel Has anyone ran into a situation where their online directory had structured data accepted by Google in the search result (#2 after the local ...
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How to specify publisher in schema.org's Article structured data?

I am trying to use the Article type from schema.org: <article itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/Article"> <!-- ... --> <meta itemprop="publisher" content="MyCorp" /> </...
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JSON-LD script is showing on Google Structured Data Testing tool and page source but not in Mobile Friendly Test

We have an Angular Universal application which has dynamically loading JSON-LD script tags. These script tags are showing in the page source. We've tested the same using the Structured Data Testing ...
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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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Google's Structured Data about businesses vs. “Google My Business”

From my point of view there are two major possibilities on how to provide information about your business/organisation to Google: Use structured data on your website like "Organization" and " Local ...
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For tour and travel packages, should I use the Product or Service schema markups?

If a company lists tour and travel packages on their site with proper price info and a link to book that package online, could such pages use the Product category from schema.org? As far as I know, ...
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Should I remove the description/keywords meta tags if I want to use structured data markups (JSON-LD)?

I run a static HTML website for my small business. It is designed in Artisteer 4 and basic HTML comes from it. Should I remove meta name=description and meta name=keywords if I want to use structured ...
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Structured data for FAQ page?

Which structured data (e.g., Microformats or Schema.org) should I use for page with FAQ?
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How to get social profile links to show up in a business listing aka “Knowledge Graph” on the right of the Google search results?

I built a site over a year ago and it's been verified with Google my business, Google plus, analytics, webmaster tools, etc for that long. I've also included all the relevant structured data to have ...
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How long does Google take for the rating stars to show up in the SERP?

I have a rated page since 10 days ago, and the rating starts are still not showing in SERP. Google Structured Data Testing Tool is not showing any errors. Should I wait some more time? How long does ...
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Will a breadcrumb error in structured data markup result in Google not displaying my rich snippet?

Will a breadcrumb error in structured data markup cause Google not to show that rich snippet? I use Schema App, but then I got the premium version of Yoast SEO and I noticed the problem when I test ...
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Google Search Console reports empty brand and model of product

Google Search Console: Structured Data > Product (markup: schema.org) Parsed in Google: Brand and model JSON: "brand":{ "@type":"Thing", "name":"Volkswagen" }, "model":{ "@...
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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 ...