21 Jun Google Now Supports JSON-LD for Product and Review Rich Snippets
Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller introduced at the moment on Google+ that Google is now supporting JSON-LD “for Reviews and Products structured data markup.”
Until at the moment the technology of overview and product wealthy snippets in Google search outcomes required both microdata or RDFa. Unlike these two inline structured information markup syntaxes, JSON-LD may be positioned wherever in an HTML doc with a
<script> tag, fully separate from the web page’s presentation layer.
Today’s change for critiques and merchandise (which make use of the schema.org varieties Review, AggregateRating and Product) is the newest of Google’s incremental efforts to assist the protocol, following on the heels of JSON-LD assist for occasion wealthy snippets and Knowledge Graph options early in 2015, and recipe wealthy snippets in July 2015.
The Google Developers pages for product and overview wealthy snippets have been up to date to replicate the very fact they’re now supported by JSON-LD, however different documentation continues to be within the strategy of being modified.
Mueller additionally stated in his put up that “we’ve cleaned up some of our application logic. For example, requirements for explicit reviewed item and correct property name values are now enforced.” He advises verifying website’s code is compliant by utilizing the Structured Data Testing Tool and the Search Console Data Dashboard, and to overview the structured information documentation on Google Developers.