Google Updates Video Structured Data Guidance

November 02, 2023

Google updated the structured data related to the Video features rich results shown in Google search with new recommendations that influence the date and time the video was published. VideoObject Structured Data Type ChangesThe VideoObject structured data type is used by Google for displaying various kinds of rich results in Google Search, Google Discover, video search results and Google image search results. What Google ChangedA structured data “type” is like a thing and a structured data “property” is an attribute of that thing (the structure data type). The change in the video structured data is that Google requires the time the video was publication. This is accomplished by the use of the DateType structured data type.

The source of this news is from Search Engine Journal