Google: Rich Snippets

  • Google updates local reviews schema guidelines

    … Mike Blumenthal reports that Google has updated their local business reviews guidelines around when you can use the schema markup on the reviews and when you cannot. Here are the new list of guidelines: Snippets must not be written or provided by the business or content provider unless they are genuine, independent, and unpaid editorial…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 22 readers -
  • 4 things you didn’t know about rich snippets

    … Since their launch in 2009, rich snippets have served as a “sneak preview” of Google Search results, adding extra information to a search listing that helps searchers find exactly what they’re looking for. Depending on the page content, this extra information might include site navigation breadcrumbs, customer reviews, TV and movie information…

    Pratik Dholakiya/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 14 readers -
  • What’s New With Markup & Structured Data

    … Structured data makes certain types of web content highly accessible and understandable by search engines and other third-party programs. Because the data on the page is tagged with standardized identifying code, it’s far easier to process and interpret than a regular webpage. For that reason, people refer to this type of data as “Linked Data…

    Eric Enge/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • Google Confirms Review Stars Mysterious Disappearance In Search Results Was A Bug

    … full bio and disclosures, click over here. Related Articles Google Looking Into Review Stars Dropping Out Of The Search Results Google Adds JSON-LD Support For Structured Data Markup Google Tests Markup For Managing Local Business Data For Knowledge Panel Google Place Actions Rich Snippet Markup Documentation Posted & Then Removed From Developer Portal Channel: SEOGoogle: Rich SnippetsGoogle: SEOSEO: Structured Data & Schema.org (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 11 readers -
  • Google Looking Into Review Stars Dropping Out Of The Search Results

    Last week webmasters began noticing huge drops in reviews and review stars showing up in the Google search results. In fact, Mozcast feature graph shows the decline from showing up in about 35% of the queries to 0% of the queries in the past several days. We asked Google about this last week and Google told us today that “we’re looking into it and will let you know when we have more details.

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 13 readers -
  • Google Launches Live Label In Carousel For Live Blog Publishers

    Google announced that the red live label Google was testing over a month ago, has gone live in the form of live blog schema. Google is now allowing publishers to markup their content with this live blog schema, in order to communicate to Google that the content is a “live blog” format. Google will then reserve the right to display the live label on the content in the publish ...

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 8 readers -
  • Study: Rich Media In Search Drives Increased Click-Through

    … opportunities in your search results pages, be sure to act on those elements you can immediately control. Capture reviews on your site, or partner with a review vendor. Claim your business’ local registration with Google. Leverage markup on your site. Such actions give you the best chance of appearing in rich media in the search results page…

    Nathan Safran/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 9 readers -