Structured Markup Does Not Affect Google Search Rankings

by Jennifer Slegg
The question came up in today’s Google Webmaster Office Hours about how Google handles sites that use structured markup versus those that don’t, and whether sites that use it get any kind of extra ranking boost when it comes to Google’s search results. Google confirms that they do not consider the use of structured data – or lack thereof – does not have any impact on Google’s rankings at all.Read the full article

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