Schema Markup News Mar 6th, 2018

News

We’ve curated some of the big news surrounding Schema markup for the week to help you stay on top of changes and news:

Google Image Search Now To Use Product Schema Markup

Google added language to specify that product schema markup can be used in image search now.

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Google expands featured snippets to give multiple results

Google is expanding its “featured snippets,” the portion of text that is returned above a search result to give you quick answers without having to click through, as reported by TechCrunch.

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What is GS1 SmartSearch Schema markup and why should e-commerce sites use it?

Contributor Tony Edward explains the new, more advanced schema markup for products called GS1 SmartSearch and how it helps listings gain visibility in the search results.

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Bing has confirmed support for JSON-LD formatted Schema.org markup

Bing has been using JSON-LD as a signal, but we are still building out the verification tools as part of the Webmaster Tools offering.

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Bing Entity Search API is now available

The API enables you to pull Bing Knowledge Graph information about people, places, things, and local businesses into your sites and apps.

 

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