Rich Snippets

Google: Stick To Structured Data Guidelines If You Want The Rich Result

“In order to be eligible to be shown as a rich result, you need to make sure that the page uses the right structured data and that it complies with the appropriate policies on our side,” said Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller on the October 9 edition of #AskGoogleWebmasters. The question that was asked – “We …

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In Response To Google Change, Yoast SEO Will Opt Users Into All Snippet Features By Default

In an announcement made September 27, people who use Yoast SEO are going to be opted into all of its snippet features by default. The update that contains this change, version 12.2, will roll out on October 1. A few days before, on September 24, Google announced new snippet settings to provide site owners some options that …

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Yoast SEO 11.6 Updates How-To Structured Data Block, Following Google’s Changes

The Yoast WordPress SEO plugin has recently been updated with how-to block. This new release even adds to the top of the meta box as well as schema and security fixes. Yoast, who referred back to Google’s announcement of support for how-to structured data at the I/O conference that took place in May, says it revamped …

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Yoast SEO 11.5 Updates The Mobile Snippet Preview

The latest update of the Yoast SEO WordPress plugin has revamped its mobile snippet preview. Now, it generates a preview of what your content will look like as a listing in Google’s mobile search results. Although this isn’t a new feature, the update replicates a Google mobile search snippet more accurately than before. It even …

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Yoast SEO 11.4 Adds FAQ Structured Data, UX Improvements

In Yoast SEO’s newest update, it is enhancing its FAQ blocks by automatically generating structured data to accompany questions and answers. With this upate, some UX improvements is introduced, as well as addressing issues with AMP pages when viewed in Reader mode. This update is only compatible with the WordPress block editor. Webmasters start by …

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Google’s Rich Results Testing Tool Now Supports Code Editing

Google has updated its Rich Results Test tool, which now allows webmasters edit the code and see how those edits impact their results.  Google announced this as part of the Chrome Developer Summit on January 7. For those who don’t know, rich results are search results that aren’t just your standard blue links.  They could include carousels, images, stars, ratings, …

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Google Search Adds Dataset Schema Support To Search Results

Support for datasets markup schema in the Google search results has been announced by Google.  This markup support makes it possible for searchers to better visualize data represented on a web page directly in Google’s search results. According to Google, “news organizations that publish data in the form of tables can add additional structured data to make the …

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10 Facts About Rich Results That All SEOs Should Know

Beginning December 19, 2017, “rich results” is the new name for all of Google’s special search results features and enhancements, including rich snippets, rich cards and enriched results. These terms aren’t new to marketers.  They’re intended to make search results stand out by incorporating additional information in the form of pictures, review stars and so forth. …

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Google Launches New Rich Results Testing Tool With Some Rebranding

In an announcement mad by Google, a new version of a structured data testing tool for rich results has been launched, and can be found at https://search.google.com/test/rich-results. According to the company, both rich snippets, rich cards or enriched results will be called “Rich results” from now on, grouping them all together. Google said the new testing tool “focuses on the structured …

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Google Image Search Adds Badges For Recipes, Videos, Products And Animated Images

Google made an announcement that they will now show badges o some images within their image search interface on mobile.  Adding badges to images helps searchers understand any data behind the image that Google could have. Google said, “These badges will help you uncover images where next steps or more in-depth information is available — everything …

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