Tag Archives: Structured

Google Provides Structured Information Carousels Beta Documentation

Google has added new structured data carousel beta documentation, also known as host carousel. Google wrote that this is “a new carousel rich result that’s in beta, which is a list-like rich result that people can scroll horizontally to see more entities from a given site (also known as a host carousel).” The new documentation […]

Google Says Its Paywalled & Subscription Structured Information Methodology Is Not Leaky

Google’s flexible sampling solution that replaced the first-click-free solution for gated, subscription or paywalled content launched in 2017. Since then, many publishers use the paywall structured data to communicate to Google the full content that is behind the content gate. Some are calling this solution “leaky” in which Google responded saying it is not. Ryan […]

Google Core Replace Accomplished Adopted By Intense Search Volatility, New Structured Knowledge, Google Ads Head Steps Down & 20 Years Masking Search

Google’s November 2023 core update finally finished rolling out this week, and it was the longest core update rollout. Then, a day later, we saw more intense Google search ranking volatility and chatter. Google added new organization structured data and also added a new profile page and discussion forum structured data, both with Search Console […]

Google Rich Result Test Now Checks Paywalled Content material Structured Information

Google upgraded the Rich Result Test now to support the validation of structured data for paywalled content. This means you can check live sites, any site, to see if they are implementing the paywalled content structured data properly and if Google Search understands that URL has paywalled content or not. Google also added a section […]

Google Provides Vehicle Itemizing Structured Data With Search Console Reporting

Google has new structured data markup for car dealerships, it is called vehicle structured data. You can use it to communicate to Google information about your new car listings for improved visibility within the Google Search results. Google said this is only available right now for US and US territories but do show up both […]

Google Video Structured Information No Longer Requires Descriptions

Google updated the video structured data to say that the description property is no longer required. Instead, Google moved the description property item to the “recommended” sectionfrom the “required” section of the help document. This means that videos that were missing the description property within your structured data are now valid. Google Search Console will […]

Google Releases Updates on Article Structured Data

Google has updated documentation for Article Structured Data covering Article, NewsArticle, and BlogPosting. This update is intended to make the title property more compliant with guidance on title elements and title links. Let’s better understand what this update is and how it impacts marketing strategies. What Is Article Structured Data? Structured data is a standardized […]

Google Removes 110 Character Restrict From Article Headline Structured Information

Google has updated the article structured data help documentation by removing the 110-character limit from the headline properties. It now says, “Consider using a concise title, as long titles may be truncated on some devices.” Previously, as you can see in the Wayback Machine archives it said for the headline property on the article structure […]

Google Added GTIN12 Property To Product Structured Information

Google has the gtin12 property to the Google product structured data documentation in its help center. Note, the gtin12 property was always supported but Google just didn’t have it in the documentation until today. Google also clarified that you can use the generic gtin property for all GTINs, but Google said it recommends that you […]

Google Clarifies Product Structured Information GTIN Values ​​Should Be In Numerical Form

Google has updated its product structured data document to specify that the GTIN value must be presented is in numerical form. Google said it does not support the URL form for GTINs. You can see the update in this location of this Google help document where Google added “Make sure the GTIN value is in […]