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Google Search Console: Breadcrumbs > Missing field "position"

I followed the sample on schema.org/BreadcrumbList and noticed that I am missing the position meta tag: <meta itemprop="position" content="1" /> I also found Google's breadcrumb testing tool ...
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How can I get Yoast SEO under Wordpress to display multilevel heirarchical breadcrumbs?

Wordpress uses Categories and Pages for their breadcrumbs. Posts typically look something like Home>Blog Page Name>Parent Category>Child Category>Post. Pages look like Home>Parent Page>Child ...
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Does a site's URL structure need to match its breadcrumb structure?

No, it's not compulsory to match the URL structure with folders. Generally, these days you see multi-level URL structure which does not represent a physical folder. It is used to categorise the ...
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BreadcrumbList problem: "The value provided for item.id must be a valid URL."

You have to use id as well for BreadcrumbList. Edit your code to add id (this can be your URL) Example code : "item": { "@id": "https://colorwhistle.com/services/wordpress-web-design-...
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Include the homepage or not in breadcrumbs?

Didn't the first paragraph of your question answer it? Are you going to follow the herd who have likely never heard about google's guidelines or are you going to follow the guidelines of the ...
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Home page showing as first link after domain name in SERPs

Google displays everything correct, according to the code. The Home point is generated by <a href="/" itemtype="http://schema.org/Thing" itemscope="" itemprop="item"><span itemprop="name">...
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Should the first breadcrumb not be the home page?

One thing you should try is using the domain instead of a relative slash / for home. But if that doesn't fix it, yes there is an error. Google shouldn't be displaying home like that, it takes the form ...
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Should the first breadcrumb not be the home page?

Good question! I'd never thought of attempting to redefine/rename the root. The root directory is assumed to be the domain itself. By defining it with a link, you've caused it to create a new ...
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Schema.org or Data-Vocabulary.org for breadcrumbs?

Up-to-date answer, January 3rd, 2017 data-vocabulary.org - offers microdata for breadcrumbs for quite some time now. Simply use it like this: <div class="breadcrumb"> <span itemscope ...
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When a WebPage (or similar type) uses an ID that matches a breadcrumb ID, why does the WebPage become part of the BreadcrumbList?

Yes, I think it makes sense that Google’s SDTT does this. It’s just a usability question if the WebPage item should be displayed as top-level item in addition; it doesn’t affect the semantics. In the ...
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Should the first breadcrumb not be the home page?

In answer to the titular question: Yes, it is best practice to include Home in the breadcrumb because it's the starting point in the path to the current page. Without the starting point displayed, it'...
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SEO schema.org Breadcrumb with display: none?

All three syntaxes make it possible to provide hidden structured data: JSON-LD: The script element is hidden by default. Microdata and RDFa: You can use link/meta elements (which are hidden by ...
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Does it matter how far down the page you place breadcrumbs for SEO?

If it doesn't matter what the user sees, you can put them wherever you want. If you are adding them to the bottom, I would recommend putting the breadcrumb schema on them so Google will know exactly ...
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Will a breadcrumb error in structured data markup result in Google not displaying my rich snippet?

Please provide more details on what the actual error you're seeing otherwise it will difficult to come up with the correct solution. Also if you're using plugins then errors can be fixed with correct ...
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Why breadcrumb doesn't preview on Google search result?

In short, Google don't guarantee Rich Snippets will be shown even if correctly coded. Google does not guarantee that Rich Snippets will show up for search results from a particular site even if ...
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JSON-LD schema for category pages

The organization is neither named "Company Brand Page", nor is its URL /pages/brands. These property values apply to the page, not to the organization. Schema.org provides the WebPage type. For ...
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Category page: is it possible to use in the same page CollectionPage and Product

Great question and good work using the graph to link up the schema. AFAIK, there is nothing saying you cannot do this. Closest I can find is this from Google: https://developers.google.com/search/...
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Category page: is it possible to use in the same page CollectionPage and Product

Google's most related guideline is for Carousels (used to be called lists): https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/carousel What I think your talking about is "Summary page + multiple ...
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Is it fine to use a navigation breadcrumb in the bottom of the page?

To find a definitive answer is difficult, but I can't see Google penalising a website for using breadcrumbs in the footer. In fact, Apple is currently using that method on their website as shown below:...
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Seo Breadcrumbs in Google showing only 3 and not the correct 3 of our breadcrumb path: how to change?

You have specified the breadcrumbs correctly but the thing is that blue color is not a category. In my opinion, if it's in last it is more a landing page instead, and google only shows the breadcrumbs ...
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Will suppressing breadcrumbs on mobile website work from an SEO perspective?

While Google use currently the mobile first paradigm, it is nevertheless recommended to use structured data on mobile pages. Just think about SERPs delivered to tablet users, where breadcrumbs are ...
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Effect of Breadcrumbs in SEO and How to do it correctly?

Yes, breadcrumbs affect SEO both directly and indirectly. Directly: by adding correctly marked-up breadcrumbs (such as by using Schema.org), you are telling Google where on your site your content is ...
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Adding breadcrumbs on a particular section of the website but not another

Google follow markup on page itself, it does not care about your directory/section. If some pages have markup and if it follow their markup guidelines, then it will display rich snippet into search ...
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[SEO, Breadcrumbs]: Homepage Breadcrumb

It depends on your site structure. However, on most sites, the homepage is a navigational hub for the rest of the site, so it makes sense to include the homepage at the head of the breadcrumb trail ...
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Structured Data Breadcrumb errors: title and url is missing

I'm afraid, your code doesn't create the right nesting structure for inline microdata. You seem to use any kind of JS-Framework, like React or similiar. Why don't you try to populate with data a JSON-...
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Structured Data Breadcrumb errors: title and url is missing

Before we get into the code, I believe that the data-vocabulary.org way of marking up breadcrumbs is probably becoming obsolete. In the past, it seems that Google preferred data-vocabulary.org ...
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Does a site's URL structure need to match its breadcrumb structure?

no, there is no law or rule or even best practice, that urls should match the folder structure and/or category structure, and, further, breadcrumb structure. An example: Your folder structure could ...
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Where to place breacrumb markup?

If you're looking to implement location-based Breadcrumbs (those that reflect the site's folder/page structure) then this particular code-block you've supplied would be on the chess page itself. You ...
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Should totally disabling breadcrumbs have any serious impact on SEO?

A lot depends on how good or otherwise your internal linking is besides breadcrumbs. If breadcrumb links are compensating for deficiencies elsewhere, removing them could of course have an SEO impact....
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