Book Reviews Markup Comes To Google's Data Highlighter

Sep 4, 2013 • 8:12 am | comments (4) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization
 

Google Data HighlighterGoogle launched the data highlighter tool in December to make it easier for website owners to add rich snippet data to their web pages. Google last added six new data types a few months ago to the tool and now has added support for book reviews.

Google's Pierre Far announced on Google+ that the data highlighter now officially supports book reviews markup. You can use Data Highlighter to tag data about a book, such as its title, author, reviews, and reader ratings. You can read the technical details around the support in the Google help section.

Google now officially supports 8 data types with the data highlighter. They include:

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Comments:

Saijo George

09/05/2013 02:17 am

Looks like they took out products ?? https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/answer.py?answer=2774358

Craig Hamilton-Parker

09/05/2013 12:11 pm

Good move Google. Hopefully one day Rich Snippets will become more important in determining search results.

Graciousstore

09/08/2013 02:25 am

You seem to have omitted the product mark up tools for E-commerce sites

Graciousstore

09/08/2013 02:28 am

Why did they remove the product mark up tools?

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