Google Forum Structured Data Update Focused On Authorship

December 16, 2023

Google updated their documentation of forum structured data to clarify authorship related requirements to the InteractionCounter data type and to add a new recommended property for the author type. InteractionCounter Structured Data TypeA structured data type is the main part of a given section of structured data code. This is important because InteractionCounter structured data has required structured data properties. Author Added To Required PropertiesAuthor.URL PropertyAnother important change to the Forum structured data guidance is the addition of the author.url Property of the Comment structured data Type. Read Google’s newly updated guidance on forum structured data:Discussion forum (DiscussionForumPosting) structured dataFeatured Image by Shutterstock/Sergey Mastepanov

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