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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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
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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 ...
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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: &...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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"> { "@...
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Breadcrumbs and Structured Data, without a visible > on the page, plus nesting options

When I add breadcrumbs soon (with microdata) - do I need to write link1 > link2 > link3 (as in the google example code) in the visible text on the page, or will link1 link2 link3 without the > ...
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SEO and dynamic structured data (microdata)

I'm wanting to have a very limited amount of structured data (ideally microdata) added using javascript, especially using the document's lastModified property. It seems rather bizarre and counter-...
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Stuctured data for weather

Is there structured data for weather? I am using schema.org for my ecommerce website for various entities, like brand, products, reviews, etc. Is there something for weather forecasts?
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What's structured data is needed to show rich snippets for an ecommerce website?

I have ecommerce website (we sell welding equipment) with over 5k product pages (without reviews), 1k categories and many info-pages... but in main template integrated only Microdata for product pages ...
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Are microformats prefered by Google over structured data markup?

The Mozbar, which is a popular tool for checking domain authority, has a new tab for microformats under their markup section. However from the official microformats.org website it is impossible to ...
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How can Schema.org markup be worth implementing if Google and Microsoft don't use it on their own websites?

Google appears to have <html itemscope="" itemtype="http://schema.org/WebPage" lang="en"> along with a meta tag for an image; searching microsoft.com’s source HTML code finds no matches for ...
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"Node is empty" warning displayed in Google Structured Data Testing Tool

With the latest version of the Google Structured Data Testing Tool, I got 5 warning messages saying: Node is empty. Double check that this is desired and consider removing. How can I remove this ...
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Google Webmaster Tools shows "No Structured Data"

I don't know why but for some reason Google Webmaster Tools says that the website has no structured data and I don't understand why. The website does have a structure and I made sure that It was well ...
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What structured data is used for the license info in Google Images?

Google Images allows filtering by copyright license - What is used for it: Microdata, Microformats or RDFa?
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Google Structured Data Limitation

Is there a limitation of structured data pieces which google will index on my domain? It has stayed at precisely 100 for a couple of days now, my website has at least 120 though. I guess it could ...
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Does Google support structured data in crawlable AJAX?

We've got a page, developed using AngularJS, that uses Pre-render as a service in order to serve static HTML to bots. This is using HTML5 mode in Angular, so the URLs look like standard urls. ...
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Why can't Google find the structured data on most of my indexed pages?

I have a website with approximately 30,000 pages. Google index is OK, almost all pages are indexed, but in Structured data I see only 48 pages detected for schema.org. Schema.org is identical of whole ...
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Rich Snippets error: missing required field "name (fn)" when "fn" is defined

I'm getting these errors with Google Structured Data Testing Tool: Error: At least one field must be set for Hcard. Error: Missing required field "name (fn)". but the fn field is set. Also ...
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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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How to make search engines understand website sections and tags?

I have a website to sell products. It basically divides the products based on tags. For Example; if you access tag page for "iPhone", the website will display links to "iPhone 6 plus", "iPhone 4s","...
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Spam links injected into GWT's Structured Data Testing Tool?

When I examine one of my self-hosted WordPress sites using the Structured Data Testing Tool of Google Webmaster Tools, I was shocked to see links to 2 spam sites inside the "HTML" tab! However, when ...
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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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Structured Data Markup Helper: article about an event

With the Structured Data Markup Helper (login required; see documentation instead), Google provides a way to markup a webpage with structured data, two of them being article and event. What is the ...
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Is adding authorship to content provided by an API damaging for SEO?

I've launched a website that has tide data and maritime weather for a number of UK seaside locations. Each location on my site has a 7 day forecast of tide and weather for that given location. This ...
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Highlighting Data for an Architecture Firm

I'm doing some design work for an architecture firm here in town over the next few weeks. They had a very lacking website previously and want something newer and easier to use. In the process they ...
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how to remove old data from structure data webmaster tool

How can I remove old items from Structured Data? see attached image, want to delete old records, as its showing 2013 records which were already fixed.
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Showing schema.org aggregate rating in Google rich snippets

After adding schema.org microdata markup for reviews and aggregate ratings, I expected review and rating information to show up in rich snippets. Unfortunately, neither are being shown. Google's ...
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Can microdata be used within META and custom tags?

META tags that sit within HEAD of a webpage. What difference it makes when using microdata in them and outside of HEAD of webpage? Let's take for example "datePublished" property. Instead of hunting ...
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Can I use Google Data Highlighter and Schema.org on same page?

Let's say I have an existing page, and I want to use Google Data Highlighter. Later on I got access to its back end. Can I put Schema.org code directly to that same page?
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Rich snippet error: "Price, review or availability needs to be present" But it is

I'm having problems inserting Rich Snippet code for a product. I literally copied it from some Google page and edited it to my product. The Google Webmaster's Rich Snippet tool gives the error: ...
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What is the appropriate HTML markup for LinkedIn status updates?

I am using WordPress to power my website. I use WordPress SEO by Yoast as an SEO plugin of choice. It's a nice plugin, adds appropriate markup for Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus. However, I ...
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Can I include structured data type to display tax due dates?

I tried to add structured data in my site in order to display due dates of tax deadline in search engine results page. But I don't know which data type to select. Can I include structured data to ...
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Google structured data for watercrafts - which category?

I have a page www.mynautics.com and I am testing structured data now. All data is correctly downloaded by Google and shown in structured data testing tool, but is not showing in Google results. I ...
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Rich snippets for all schema.org data types?

The list of data types displayed on the Structured Data Markup Helper is limited in comparison to what is available on Schema.org I am wondering if Google supports rich snippets for all schema.org ...
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Google Structured Data Testing Tool reports image list errors and images are not showing up in image search

I have a site and these days Google is not searching my images. When I open Google Webmaster Tools, I see thousands of errors in my images list. Here is an example link. If I put it in the Google ...
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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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Number of pages with structured data

I'm using Webmaster Tools to track (beside other things) structured data, part of website is WordPress based, and part of it is custom developed website. Until one month ago, Google reported that I ...
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What meta tag or structured data should I use for a dictionary web application?

I have a web application that serves as a dictionary, and it ranks well in Google when searching for a rare word in my language (the dictionary's target language). I want the result to appear in the ...
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Content light website and Google - Tell google it's a listings site (as opposed shop, reviews or restaurants)

I have a listings style website. Due to the nature of this (listings) the site is content light. Each page is typically less that 50 words but there are many pages. The site in question has had a ton ...
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What is required to create local business rich-snippets complete with sitelinks AND breadcrumbs?

I have a local business directory site. I would like to markup my business listing 'profile' level pages for display as enhanced listings/rich-snippets complete with business names, addresses and ...
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In creating a rich snippet (breadcrumbs and sitelinks), is there a need to markup content in more than one markup language?

I started tagging all of my data with their appropriate Schema.org vocabulary. I'd like my site to display a rich snippet/enhanced listing in Google. Is there ever a case where you would need to ...
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Warning in Google structured data: either price or review or availability needs to be present

I am using the Google structured data testing tool to validate a site. All seems to work fine however I have not been able to solve the following warning (although availability is clearly present) ...
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Structured data: Google Data Highlighter?

We're working on adding structured data for a richer snippet on search engine result pages. There are two type of structured data that I can't figure out how they're done. They seem to show up only on ...
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