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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HTML markup in (FAQ) structured data

Is it allowed (and also consumed correctly by google) if I add HTML markup in my FAQ structured data? or should we strip out all HTML markup like etc..? How will content with markup be shown in the ...
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Are microformats2 the "standard" for SEO and RDFa and Microdata deprecated today?

I came to a years old post, discussing Microdata, RDFa etc. I looked on the microformats2 site and it says both have been superseded by microformats2. Also Google uses microformats2 for SEO. Should I ...
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Structured data use for author on a medical website

We're setting up an informational website, with informative articles about medical procedures pages with info about specific medical clinics pages about specific doctors blog style articles category ...
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Schema types for Google enhancement Event & Video

I'm working to publish the meta information for a SaaS platform emitting live events, video broadcasts live shopping sessions. In order to take advantage of Google search enhancements for each ...
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Is it OK to show the same review for multiple products on an e-commerce site?

I have an e-commerce site that allows you to customize a product and therefore there are multiple use cases for the product. I am creating multiple targeted landing pages for those use cases and want ...
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Schema.org Website SearchAction

I want to include structured data into my website and I have a couple of questions regarding the WebSite SearchAction stuff. After reading the docs and looking at examples, it is not very clear to me ...
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The Value of SiteNavigationElement Structured Data

I've been researching https://schema.org/SiteNavigationElement markup and there's a lot of conflicting information out there as to its value. Some people are suggesting if you define this data in your ...
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What are the steps to ensure a JobPosting is in Google's index? [duplicate]

I am working on a Job Platform and to help improve our organic search traffic, we've added appropriate meta data per job following the json-ld spec (https://schema.org/JobPosting) and specifically ...
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Does schema.org mandate fields?

In the schema.org I can not see any information that tells us a field is mandatory or not. For example, the FAQPage has no information about mandatory fields. However, the Google Developers Doc claims ...
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Aggregate rating score not showing in google search [duplicate]

I'm trying to show the google rating score to my website when I search for it but for some reason it doesn't work. <div class="container-fluid shop-area align-center" itemprop="...
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How to return multiple images in a single google search result

What should I enter in the website code so that google displays a listing of images as a result of searching for a specific phrase? As in the screenshot below:
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Schema.org's itemscopes that are not mentioned in Google documentation

Schema.org is much richer in items than Google's documentation. For example Quotation or Diet. Google is one of the founders of schema.org, though it is independent. Could you tell me whether schema....
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Structured data `@type` and `@id` only in main "product" page, or also in all pages referencing the "product"?

I saw this question but have a more specific one. We have structured data describing our "product" in the main page of the product (as in the above question), using schema.org RDFa. My ...
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Should the URL in the "SeekToAction" Video Schema point to your own site or can it point to Vimeo, Youtube, or another video host?

Google recently launched "SeektoAction" as an addition to the Video Schema, however, what URL you add is not clear. Here is their example: "@type": "SeekToAction", "...
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Should I put structured data for the search box and logo on every page of the site?

Should structured data for the search box and logo only be in the main page of website or should be in all of the pages? and why? My goal is to use them to get rich snippets in Google.
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Did Google discontinue rich snippets for MusicRecording structured data?

In August 2011, Google added rich snippet support for MusicRecording structured data. It looked like this: But today, I don't see any mention of it in their current rich snippet feature guides. I ...
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How can we make Google show results from our site with a table (see image inside)?

This is one of the results when you search "Apple company" in Google. https://www.bloomberg.com/profile/company/AAPL:US In the search results, it appears like this: As you see, Google takes ...
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Does Google choose the first two FAQs, or the two most relevant from structured data/schema markup to display on the SERP?

I am adding Schema Markup to my website for the first time. I am implementing FAQs for relevant pages and realize that Google has updated to only show two (2) FAQs to promote competition on the SERP, ...
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Structured Data tool Error - There was an error validating your markup

Using WordPress with Avada Theme. After a recent update googles Structured Data Testing tool is returning an error upon validating which was perfect before the update. I have checked Google console ...
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@id breaks Google Rich Results Logo detection

Why does an @id node identifier referencing the top node stop Google's Rich Results test detecting a logo? For example it says "Page not eligible for rich results known by this test" for the ...
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Warning in Google Console due to invalid items in Struture data

I have added Structured data for sporting event on website and this page started showing 5 valid items detected: All have warnings as i have five items in the structured data on Google Console (URL ...
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Practice Problems Schema Warnings

During audit of the web property in search console, there is warning in practice problem schema Missing field "comment", Missing field "assesses", Missing field "...
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Is Structured Data worth the effort for large websites which rank reasonably well

My website is a large one (with thousands of pages) and is performing reasonably well in SERPs for several competitive keywords. So far I haven't thought about structured data and rich search results. ...
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Correct json-ld representation for software benchmarks

I'm building a web page comparing multiple web application frameworks: let's say framework A, B, C have RPS (request per second) 3.42, 1.24, 2.18. What would be the accurate JSON-LD representation of ...
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Valid use of QuantitativeValue to specify Product dimensions including unit of measure (JSON-LD)?

I can't find any examples in terms of how a https://schema.org/Product should be marked up in terms of adding dimensions like height, width, depth, and weight. Did some further clicking and discovered ...
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Is there structured data for a list of latest earthquakes to get a rich snippet in Google?

I have a page with a list of latest earthquakes. Is possible to use schema.org structured data to have rich snippet in Google search results showing part of this list? If so, please provide an example....
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Rich snippets appear in Google search results for pages without structured data

I was wondering if there's a way to get Google to display rich text results without implementing any kind of structured data. When Google displays a link to a page, it may also display some extra ...
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Can "Corporation" structured data on pages about other companies get rich snippets for my site?

On my website I have a list of several hundred companies. And after you click any of them, you are navigating to the page, where you are able to see their details. For SEO on each company page, can I ...
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Having schema.org inside noindex on one page?

I have an e-commerce website that reuses a snippet to render products on the category, search and cart pages (for the upsell area, and not the actual cart contents). The snippet uses the schema.org ...
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SoftwareApplication and WebApplication structured data not shown in search console enhancements

I have a pricing page with SoftwareApplication structured data that has a sub-type of WebApplication set. The structured data rendered properly and saved to indexed page content. But I see only these ...
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Structured data: ArticleBody with or without html tags

We are currently rescripting our theme. The current version uses microdata for structured data, but Google doesn't seem to handle microdata completely well, therefore we are switching to JSON-LD. When ...
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Structured data: review -> itemreviewed --> product --> need review again

I have the feeling that I'm in the matrix, an unlimited spiral.. I added review to my structured data. Review needs an item review. The item I review is a product, but a product needs a review again......
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SEO/Structured data: Tag whole page as review or only snippet

We write long reviews (+3000 words) on specific products (eg certain software), which also include a lot of general specifics etc etc. What will be better for rankings / SEO: tagging the whole page ...
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Should a job listing site use structured data in a country which Google Jobs doesn't cover?

Firstly, I suspect ‘Google for Jobs’ may be the incorrect term, is it called 'Google Jobs' now? I'm in Europe, Ireland to be precise. We don't have ‘Google for Jobs’ here, and I read that we may not ...
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Is there a schema.org structure for earthquake data?

Is there a structure I can use for earthquake data in schema.org? - location - magnitude - latitude - longitude - date I found lat,lon in : schema/Place that can be used, but it's not enough!
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Document queryselector-based variables in structured data via GTM keep returning 'undefined' in Rich Results Test

I use GTM queryselector variables to populate the JSON-LD structured data on my pages dynamically - or at least I'm trying to. The variables are pulled correctly in GTM preview mode, they render fine ...
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How can I use Schema.org structured data for dynamically loaded images?

I have a webpage with a lot of images that I load dynamically onto the page dynamically using Javascript/JSON data. The images' rendered output is: <li itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/...
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Why does Google's Rich Results test find structured data that I don't see in the browser?

Using https://search.google.com/test/rich-results I ran a test on this web page: https://www.cwcycles.co.za/product/sram-pc-gx-eagle-chain It returns a found product, and on inspecting where that ...
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Schema JSON codes and their effect on the page speed rank

I searched in many articles but nobody has talked about this stuff. For example, google suggested JSON-LD for structured data but I wanna know if I add dozens line of JSON codes, does not it affect on ...
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How to Improve Press Release Distribution To News Bots On Public Company Website

I have a website for a publicly traded company that has been issuing press releases about once a month, however none of these releases are showing up on any of the major stock watch apps/sites. Let me ...
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Structured data testing tool complains about image url (INVALID_URL)

I set the url for the image and I can see image by typing url in the browser, but structured testing tool complains about it. It should be mentioned that I am on development server with http protocol ...
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Google ignoring LocalBusiness sub-categories?

I'm working for a review website, where we (of course) want a reference to our reviews to show up in the Local Business listing in the Google search results. The local businesses are various medical ...
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Troubleshoot for sudden drop in Structured Data aggregateRating markup

One of my clients is a digital gaming marketplace. For about 1.5 years, he enjoyed aggragateRating star markup on Google SERP. I implemented nested aggragateRating within their product markup (without ...
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Sitelink search box does not appear on Google after adding JSON-LD SearchAction to my site yesterday

I added the JSON-LD code to my site but search bar did not appear. What is the reason for this? am i doing something wrong? <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@context": "...
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Images barely showing up in Google Search rich snippets, is it a subdomain problem?

I have a recipe blog running WordPress with Yoast SEO. A problem I have is that in Google Search images are not showing up in all the rich snippets for my website. I would say they show in about 50% ...
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How to add structured data to each gutenberg block like images,video,paragraph,table

Infact i need to specify my structured data for content blocks like Images ,Videos,Paragraph in a page and i should be able to see those inside script type="application/ld+json" class="yoast-schema-...
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In DHIS2, what is the highest number of data element that a numerator can contain to make up an indicator?

Recently, we updated the family planning dataset to collect data on 6 different age groups by clients prefered methods across all family planning acceptors (both new and continuing). So in calculating ...
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Which schema should I use for city pages?

I'm trying to determine which schema type to use for a business that's targeting searches that have a city on the search term. The organization is an energy provider comparison site in which you can ...
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Best practices for Structured Data to make both Google and Facebook happy

I am the effective webmaster of a small corporation. I want to add a Corporation Structured Data object to our corporate site. I hope to accomplish three things by adding this Structured Data: Google'...
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Rich Snippets - Structure Data Tool - @type LocalBusiness with Service

I'm running a multi-vendor directory of cafes/restaurants/bakeries where vendors list their own restaurant business. I've got 2 questions. I've got a Rich Snippet currently setup for each listing ...

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