In version 2.29.0 of SNIP it’s possible to target author pages, too. In this case you may want to include some userdata. Here is how that works.Continue reading
Category: Snippet How-Tos
How to add block content
Since version 2.26. SNIP can add content from a block that was made with the new block editor (called Gutenberg). Here is how that works:Continue reading
How to use ratings from Judge.me
Some people have asked me how the ratings from Judge.me can be included into SNIP. Here is how it works.Continue reading
How to add schema to WordPress without plugin
From time to time I get asked if it’s possible to add schema to WordPress without plugin. And the answer is yes. Even though it’s super inconvenient if you want to add Structured Data to many posts at once. But read on to learn more about schema, Structured Data and the benefits in SEO.Continue reading
How to create a Speakable schema
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
How to generate Sitelinks
This will be a short post because Sitelinks – at this point in time – do not have anything to do with Structured Data.Continue reading
How to create an FAQPage Schema
Since Google said that they now support the FAQPage schema, customers keep ask me on how to do it properly.Continue reading
How to build complex Structured Data using @id
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
How to use a certain post thumbnail size
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
How To: Structured Data for the WP Job Manager Plugin
The WP Job Manager Plugin creates Structured Data out of the box. However, as almost always, these are not complete. Googles Structured Data Test Tool complains about missing recommended fields:
- And maybe more.
This post describes how you can build your own using SNIP, the Structured Data Plugin for WordPress.Continue reading
How to work with custom fields
One of the top questions that I get asked is: “how can I use my custom fields within a Global Snippet?”. So it’s worth writing about it.Continue reading
How to get the date in search results
Have you ever seen the date of a post in search results? Yes, that’s also done with Structured Data. Here is how it works.Continue reading
How to add social profile links to structured data?
Google shows Social Profile links on the Knowledge Panel. You can add your profile links there by updating your Organization or Person schema. Here is how it works with SNIPContinue reading
How to generate a BreadcrumbList Schema
A breadcrumb trail on a page indicates the page’s position in the site hierarchy. A user can navigate all the way up in the site hierarchy, one level at a time, by starting from the last breadcrumb in the breadcrumb list.
Google uses the BreadcrumbList Schema-Type to show it in search results. You can read more about that on Googles Reference Page. In this post I’ll show you how to generate a BreadcrumbList with SNIP – The Rich Snippets and Structured Data Plugin for WordPress.Continue reading
How to build your own Event Snippet with data from the Event Calendar Plugin
The Events Calendar Plugin is a very popular plugin when it comes to create event pages on your WordPress site. It also outputs schema.org data on the frontend (that is not visible to the end user). However in the past the developers did not update their code according to the search engines needs. Continue reading
How to deactivate JSON+LD schema output of “The Events Calendar” plugin
Google and other search engines are working heavily on schema.org integration. In the past, a lot of theme and plugin authors have integrated schema.org in their plugins but could not keep up with the speed of changes. So what I see happens a lot is that plugin and theme authors do not update their code accordingly. This is the case with the The Events Calendar plugin, too. It is missing some fields search engines want to see.
How to add @id field to a snippet
Especially if you want to build complex structured data, you want to connect them in a certain way. This is where the @id-property comes in. Here is how you can work with that.Continue reading
How to build a Question-And-Answer snippet
Ben asked the question on how to add Questions and Answers. Here is a quick “How to” for a single post. Basically you need two schema types here: Question and QAPage.