We’ve curated some of the big news surrounding Schema markup for the week to help you stay on top of changes and news:
Part of the dream of the Semantic Web, as well as the goal we are striving towards with semantic interoperability and linked data, is to enable machines to act on our behalf to find and aggregate information.
Google announced the new tool in conjunction with its decision to group all of their terms, such as rich snippets and enhanced results under the umbrella of rich results.
New schema to support Google features such as Speakable, Employer Aggregate Rating and one of our favourites – subjectOf
Schema.org 3.5: Simpler extension model, projects, grants and funding schemas, and new terms for describing educational and occupational credentials
Schema.org 3.5 simplifies and clarifies the Schema.org extension model, reducing our emphasis on using named subdomains for topical groups of schemas.