Schema.org

Several big search engines developed a project called Schema.org, which contains the structured data markup supported by the search engines. Basically, it’s a large collection of code formats. You can use Schema.org to find the markup you need to add structured data to your page. Here, you can read what we’ve written on this subject! Want to know more? Check out our structured data training!

What is structured data? »

What is structured data? This post explains what structured data, schema.org and JSON-LD is and why it is important for SEO.

Structured data with Schema.org: the ultimate guide »

To get search engines to fully understand your site, you need structured data in the form of Schema.org. This guide helps you on your way.


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Structured data for beginners: New and free training course!

19 November 2020 | 2 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

Today, we’re adding a NEW and FREE training course to Yoast SEO academy: Structured data for beginners! Want to get noticed in Google? Want your pages to stand out from the other search results? Then you need colorful, rich results that entice people to click. To show rich results for your website, search engines need …

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How to get ratings and reviews for your online business

13 October 2020 | 2 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

Reviews or testimonials are mostly said to work on the basis of social proof. Social proof is a psychological process in which people copy the behavior of others, in an attempt to reflect correct behavior. In this post, I’ll take a look at how reviews work, how you can get them and how structured data …

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Local ranking factors that help your small business’ SEO

10 September 2020 | 18 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

If you have a local business, selling products or services, you have to think about the local ranking of your website. Local optimization will help you surface for related search queries in your area. As Google shows local results first in a lot of cases, you need to make sure Google understands where you are …

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Schema.org is hard, Yoast SEO makes it easy for you

9 September 2020 | 9 Comments | Joost de Valk

Getting a Schema.org implementation right on a website was always enormously painful. There was not enough documentation and no good tools to help you to make it truly simple. For years, even the best implementations were still just a fragmented mess. In the spring of 2019, we fixed that with Yoast SEO 11.0 — and …

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How to add HowTo Schema using Yoast SEO blocks

7 September 2020 | 16 Comments | Edwin Toonen

You might know that structured data in the form of Schema.org can do wonders for your search results. It also forms the basis for an ever-increasing amount of new and exciting developments on the search engine front. Google has said many times that structured data is beneficial. Today, we’re going to look at an exciting …

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Yoast SEO 14.8: Related links block in Premium, a new Schema tab and Arabic keyphrase recognition

Get ready for a brand new version of Yoast SEO! The 14.8 release is so full of remarkable free and premium features we’re having a hard time mentioning them all in this short introduction. So, to make everyone’s life easier, let’s start this post with a list of new features. In Yoast SEO 14.8, you’ll …

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Schema.org

Several big search engines developed a project called Schema.org, which contains the structured data markup supported by the search engines. Basically, it’s a large collection of code formats. You can use Schema.org to find the markup you need to add structured data to your page. Here, you can read what we’ve written on this subject! Want to know more? Check out our structured data training!