Podcast #128: We chat with Kent C Dodds about why he loves React and discuss what life was like in the dark days before Git. Listen now.

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
684 views

Structured data. Img. Width

With structured data and img width and height, Google says "number required". Does it mean that Google only accepts the numbers in pixels? https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/articles ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

GSC Structured Data error for “Missing: homeLocation”

Although we didn't do any changes, this new error appeared in the GSC Structured Data section: I don't really get what it means. There are many fields for Schema.org, is homeLocation suddenly a ...
3
votes
3answers
93 views

Alternate places to put structured data

I am going to be putting some products structured data onto my site, however I cannot access the HTML of an individual page due to the CMS I am using. So my question is this; Where can I place this ...
2
votes
0answers
105 views

Notification of structured data quality guidelines penalty, but no manual action

I got a notification in Google's Search Console stating: Google has detected structured markup on some of your pages that violates our structured data quality guidelines. In order to ensure ...
0
votes
0answers
122 views

How would I use Schema to mark-up a landing page that has reviews and prices for a product that can be customised?

How would I use Schema to mark-up a landing page that has reviews and prices for a product that can be customised? I originally used product but I just got a manual action for spammy schema. I am ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

The attribute image.itemtype has an invalid value

I am using JSON-LD format for Structured data. In home page @type=website & in details page @type=Article. Logo property of Organization section in details page showing following warning in Google ...
1
vote
1answer
233 views

Google says not structured data when there is structured data

I have ld+json structured data in several of my sites but the Google Console says it can not find the structured data when I click 'Search Appearance->Structured Data'. Does it take an ...
6
votes
4answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
163 views

How to handle an unrated object with AggregateRating?

In terms of microdata, what is the proper way of displaying an unrated item such as a schema.org/Article? I was thinking about one of the following: Do not specify any aggregateRating property for ...
8
votes
2answers
18k views

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" /> </...
1
vote
1answer
148 views

Is it considered blackhat to show structured data to search engine bots but not humans?

Is it considered blackhat if the JSON-LD structured data is only shown to search engines? The content is still present on the web-site for users, but it's only marked up as structured data when we ...
4
votes
3answers
3k views

How to get Google to display the published date of blog post in the search results?

I'd like to display the published date of the posting that I made in the Google search results? Example: I optimized the structured data of my blog last month, the datePublished and dateModified ...
1
vote
1answer
95 views

What schema do I use for our services and subservices?

I'm thinking through the structured data for our new website, and I've grinded to a halt. In our new website, we'll have six services we offer, amongst which are Webdevelopment and Online Marketing. ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Is Schema.org a kind of markup ontology language? [closed]

Can I say "Schema.org is a kind of markup ontology language"?
4
votes
1answer
203 views

Understanding Google webmaster hAtom errors

A website I am working on is showing tons of errors in the google webmasters tools under the structured data section. Most of the errors are missing author and updated, and there are some missing ...
1
vote
0answers
392 views

Could we use microdata and JSON-LD for the same entities so they work well on Pinterest's rich pins?

we recently switched from microformats for recipes to JSON-LD markup for rich snippets, which worked a lot better in Google search result pages. However, when we try to post a rich pin for recipes on ...
1
vote
2answers
927 views

Google Rich Snippet on Real Estate Site

I would like to know what would be the Structured Data Mark-up that will lead too this Rich Snippet: I am particularly interested on the list of link under the First Rich Snippet.
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Structured Data Mark-up Effect

How long would it take for the structured data to show in google search snippet?
1
vote
2answers
679 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
109 views

Purpose of using Action Schema.org markups and their specific usage?

I've read about Action Schema.org markups in recent past but couldn't figure out much about of the purpose of introducing this schema or adding such schema markups on the websites. What benefits ...
4
votes
2answers
965 views

Can dateModified be unset on a Schema.org Article, if so when should it be set for the first time?

I am trying to understand what the various dates mean in Article from Schema.org. From what I can understand is the following: dateCreated is when the writer first starting with the article. Nothing ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

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, ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
353 views

Is it mandatory to have rich snippets for AMP pages?

I recently created AMP pages (Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages) as per the requirements mentioned in AMP Project Documentation. I didn't add any rich snippets as it was non-mandatory (although ...
2
votes
1answer
165 views

Schema for telephone

I want to use Schema on my website. What structure will suit most, if I describe the general data relating to a specific number? What structure do I get for writing schema/Place or schema/...
4
votes
1answer
132 views

Correct Schema.org type for very small business (like farm stalls)?

What is the correct way to markup small businesses like farm stalls? What would be used for this? The Organization from Schema.org? LocalBusiness? Anything else more specific? A farm stall is not in ...
2
votes
2answers
98 views

What does schema.org/person markup influence?

What kind of snippet does implementing Schema.org/person markup help generate? Will all the details in the markup end up in the SERP snippet?
1
vote
3answers
264 views

Should I use only one type of markup?

I'm trying to be a good boy and implement the relevant markup and tags that make people happy and clappy. In doing so I have assimilated multiple sources of information, and implemented multiple types ...
4
votes
1answer
246 views

How to include your site name in search results

I have read the Include Your Site Name in Search Results article: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/site-name ..and was wondering if this works? I tried searching Google and I can't find ...
1
vote
2answers
463 views

Not able to see structered data in search results even when it looks fine in the Google Structured Data Testing Tool

My website uses structured data schema. It is showing up correctly in the Google Structured Data Testing Tool. It still is not showing in search results. Why is that and what can I do about it?
1
vote
2answers
137 views

Same Structured Data on multiple pages?

I was certain about this at first, but the more I think about it the more uncertain I get. The site is offering 28 educations, and each education is X times a year. There are three different ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

Demo SERP view of structured data

Is there any way to view your structured data live as you would see it in the actual search results? For example - I'm sure there was something like this before, where you enter your URL and it ...
1
vote
0answers
419 views

Possible reasons for Structured Data items count decrease

The number of structured data items on our site fell from 4M to ~2M recently. The parts of the site responsible for this data weren't changed in a long time and the general number of crawled/indexed ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Do I need a 3rd party review service for the review stars to show for organic and paid search?

I'm talking about the stars that display in the search listing. Here's an example from Google's Webmaster tools. Can the reviews that I supply with the structured data be from my own website or do ...
1
vote
1answer
146 views

Will Google Analytics automatically convert breadcrumbs when running an experiment?

I want to run an experiment to try out alternative pages using Google Analytics experiments. What I want to know though is will my breadcrumbs be handled by Google or will I have to update them ...
12
votes
2answers
13k views

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....
1
vote
2answers
246 views

Google Structured Data and sitemap resubmit?

I've submitted sitemap in google search console a few weeks ago and slowly being indexed. I just implemented Google Structure Data to all the pages. How strong does it for the data to show up in ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to get Google to do a deep index of my content? [duplicate]

Previously Google was unable to find events on the site I'm working on because it was restricted to logged in users. We specifically added a small feature to view upcoming and past events by ...
1
vote
2answers
82 views

Best place to place organization structured data

Where is the best place to place structured data about your organization? Is it best to place it on every page or on just the home of your website? I am referring to: http://schema.org/Organization
2
votes
3answers
227 views

Structured data blog post vs review

I have a blog on my website. I write articles on it and product reviews. When using structured data, how should I markup the blog post and review? I am currently using: http://schema.org/BlogPosting ...
1
vote
1answer
131 views

How can I add schema.org microdata to a site without displaying it on the page?

I am adding microdata to a site which displays events. After running it through Google's Structured Data Tester, it tells me that I need to include address information for the event venue. If I use: &...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Google Webmaster Tools: Structured Data (products) [duplicate]

We have a store page using Magento. We've set up schema.org metadata to describe all products (about 16000). The structured data tester shows the data correctly. Now, after a few months, GWT still ...
1
vote
1answer
33 views

structured data for long list of computers

I have a HTML table of about 600 desktop computers models, with their specs. I will make the table sortable using an off the shelf Jquery component. I'm new to structured data. Is it worth tagging ...
2
votes
0answers
54 views

Structured data on dynamic pages

If we have a URL like example.org/page that has a sidebar that changes depending on what store the user is viewing, does it make sense to add structured data to this sidebar? My thought is if the URL ...
2
votes
1answer
829 views

Structured data for website that shows tours from many operators

I have a website that lists tours from many different tour operators. Each tour page has pricing, location, ratings and reviews, and may or may not have tour dates (some tours run every day, some run ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Has anyone got product rich snippets to work with ld+json? [duplicate]

Has anyone got this to work? Snippets appearing in search results? Reason I ask is because I've added the script but it's not showing up in Google search results. I added the script last week and ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Product Snippets with JSON-LD + Schema.org - Are there any live examples in Google index?

** EDIT Feb 2016 - Finally JSON-LD seems to be working now in SERPS, with extremely fast changes-to-index time, assuming you have everything with Google merchant center feeds syncd and linked. Make ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Maximizing Structured Data (Schema.org) in an Artist's Page

For a very long time I've been trying to make use of microformats, microdata, and general markup enhancements for SEO purposes. Lately structured data is really starting to "take" and I would like to ...
6
votes
1answer
680 views

Why don't search engines support JSON-LD + Schema.org as seperated endpoints via rel=“alternate” or script src?

So the whole idea of JSON revolves around object->arrays presented in a simple text format. The LD variant is no different. When combined with Schema.org it turns into a flexible display API that many ...
3
votes
1answer
768 views

In Event structured data, can the location just be text?

I am trying to work out whether Event structured data is valid if the location field is just text, but I have found conflicting answers. Example: <script type="application/ld+json"> { "@...