As stated on SearchEngineRoundtable, Google has updated its Guidelines for multiple Structured Data by showing clearer examples of what is possible.Continue reading
It seems that Googles is currently testing a single star icon for reviews. This is particularly interesting for sites that could have multiple stars. This has been spotted by @vladrpt on Twitter (with Screenshot).
In some cases the plugin may report an “Error on RDNS”. In this post I’ll cover what that means.Continue reading
For a developer like me it is impossible to achieve full compatibility with all plugins and themes in the WordPress ecosystem. In spite of all the care taken, it is simply the case that some plugins or even the theme will output a strange error. On this page you can find out how to locate these errors using
Let’s say you have an issue on WooCommerce category pages. It’s a weird behavior that occurs but you know it only happens when SNIP is activated. You can do the following to get to the error log:
- Follow the guide here on how to enable WP_DEBUG.
- Also make sure you activate WP_DEBUG_LOG.
- Once this is done, navigate to the page where the problem occurs (in our case this would be a WooCommerce category page).
- If you’re already on this page, reload it.
- Download the file that you can now find in the
wp-contentfolder using FTP. The file is called
- Send the file (or the content of the file) to your support staff.
If you don’t get a debug.log file, the issue maybe not related to SNIP but to another plugin or theme, too.
Dirk, one of our customers, reported an issue together with SNIP and the BulletProof Security Pro (BPS) plugin.
As he reported on their forums, BPS blocks a request to a REST API endpoint that is there for deleting snippets on a singular page/post.
What can you do? Follow the instruction from this post.
The short answer is: you can do whatever you wan to do! 😉 The question is: should you? And the answer is: no! Here is why:Continue reading
In SNIP there is a very easy way to work with product variations from WooCommerce. Here is how it’s done in a few simple steps:Continue reading
From time to time customers ask me if SNIP has a negative impact on page load time. Here is the answer to that:Continue reading
From time to time, people ask me what schemas I would recommend. The answer is: you need to decide that yourself. Since Structured Data is part of technical SEO, it depends on your plans on your overall holistic SEO strategy. Here are a few tips.Continue reading
If you have custom post types or post types that have been added by third-party plugins and want to add singular Structured Data snippets to them, please follow the instructions below:Continue reading
Some of you already got an email from me saying that SNIP is currently on SALE. Here is why:Continue reading
A customer asked if it’s possible to add content from a shortcode inside of a schema property. The short answer is: SNIP does not support this at the moment, but I can see that there are use cases where this can be beneficial.Continue reading
Well…. at this point in time, the speakable schema is still in BETA. At least this is what Googles Structured Data reference says about the Speakable. However some users want to integrate it already in their sites. So why not creating a little tutorial about it?Continue reading
People keep asking me if SNIP is compatible with plugin X, Y and Z. Here is the answer:Continue reading
Ivan sent a message over Twitter and asked how to get breadcrumbs to work with tags. As you may know from the How to use Loops to iterate over items tutorial, it’s pretty simple with categories because they’re hierarchical. That’s not the case with tags. So it lead me to this blog post which shows how you can create your own loop.Continue reading
From time to time people ask me if SNIP is compatible with their theme. This is what I tell them:Continue reading
This will be a short post because Sitelinks – at this point in time – do not have anything to do with Structured Data.Continue reading
Since Google said that they now support the FAQPage schema, customers keep ask me on how to do it properly.Continue reading
In mid-September, Google announced changes to the way Rich Snippets are displayed. By tagging websites with structured data, website operators can create more than just the usual snippets of title, text and URL. Now, it seems, the changes are through.Continue reading
Finally I found the time to write the “what’s new” blog post like I did it with the other updates before that.Read more
All subscriptions are handled by our payment provider Fastspring. So all subscriptions need to be handled on their site. In this post I’ll show you how you can access the subscriptions page.Continue reading
I’ve got a new pre-sales question from Tobe. He asked what the maximum Rich Snippets are that can be displayed at the same time. In this post you can find the answer.Continue reading
Benoit, a developer and very welcoming customer of mine, asked how he can integrate comments into this schemas. Here is an example field type that I’ve coded for him. Feel free to customize it the way you like it.Continue reading
Yes it is.Continue reading
From time to time people are asking for a discount. To make it short: I’m afraid I can’t offer you any discounts due to technical reasons. Read on to learn more about this.Continue reading
In this blog post I want to demonstrate how you can create your own field types in SNIP so that you can calculate and integrate custom code into any field.Continue reading
Sometimes you want to display multiple Schemas on one page and therefore need the same schema over and over again. Let’s take a look how you can build complex Structured Data using SNIP.Continue reading
In this post you’ll find a list of filter hooks that SNIP provides. Filter allow you to override certain code.Continue reading
Here is an example of a Global Snippet that allows you to show lists of products on product taxonomies (product categories and product tag) pages:Continue reading
If you bought SNIP on CodeCanyon, you subscribed to a 6-month (or optionally to a 12 month) support plan that expires automatically after that time. After that you need to renew your support in order to get one-to-one support via E-Mail. Here is how you can do that.Continue reading
Because this is asked frequently here is a little how-to on how you can add Structured Data for Breadcrumbs on WooCommerce product pages.Continue reading
I’ve just sent out an email to all subscribers to inform everyone about the things that are currently going on in my day-to-day job of making SNIP better and better. Of course I also want to keep everyone else up to date with the latest news. That’s why this blog post exists.Continue reading
Another question that I get asked frequently is how one can fix Structured Data Errors in WordPress. And in this blog post I want to give some tips how it’s actually done.Continue reading
If you no longer want to use SNIP and/or want to delete all data that has been created, follow the instructions below:Continue reading
It seems that Structured Data and all that kind of things that come along with it get more and more traction these days. So it’s time for me to write something that shows you how you can add structured data markup to your WordPress site. Let’s begin!Continue reading
Lots of customers didn’t recognize that they have Structured Data on their site. But when they install SNIP, the Structured Data WordPress Plugin, they check their sites using Googles Structured Data Test Tool and they suddenly recognize that there are other schemas, maybe duplicate ones, that they now want to remove. Here is how you can detect those and how they can be removed.Continue reading
This is a collection of questions from users about the activation process. It hopefully helps you to find out why it’s not working on your site.Continue reading
Google started its job search some time ago in Germany (and some other countries). This functionality was already available in some English-speaking countries, but it has since been introduced in many other countries, too.
It seems like it’s time for me to write something about what others call “SEO for Job Postings”. This only describes how to post a job on Google. “Post a job” is, however, the wrong word for it as you can read below.
Of course you need structured data again. And in this blog post I explain how this works and how you can integrate it into WordPress. Let’s get started!Continue reading
Bill asked me today how it’s possible to use a certain post thumbnail size in SNIP. Unfortunately that is not possible at the moment directly within SNIP. However there is a workaround that extends its functionality. And here is how it works:Continue reading
You maybe heard the term Structured Data already, right? It’s part of technical SEO (as you will learn below) and therefore important for every website that thrives for higher rankings and/or for better search results that perform. So now you’re curious which one is the best Structured Data plugin for WordPress, right? It’s SNIP, the Structured Data Plugin for WordPress, but read on to learn everything about the comparison I did here.Continue reading
Since version 2.13.0, SNIP can import and export Global Snippets. Here I want to show you how this works.Continue reading
It’s time for another great blog post. In this one I want to give you an extensive insight into SNIP, my WordPress Plugin for Structured Data. It should give you a great overview in which situations it can help you. Have fun! 😉Continue reading
A customers of mine just told me that he found an issue within WooCommerce that leads to the problem that SNIP shows wrong rating numbers.Continue reading