Google To Stop Supporting In Search This Weekend

Jan 28, 2021 • 7:51 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

Google Schema

Google on Sunday, January 31, 2021, will stop supporting markup in the format from Google gave us over a years notice of this change, so this change should not come as a surprise to anyone here.

In fact, Google initially said they would remove this support on April 6, 2020, but then pushed off that deadline January 31, 2021. And that date is here, it is coming this upcoming Sunday.

So if you are one of those who wait to the last minute to make these changes - the last minute is here.

Google's John Mueller even tweeted a reminder earlier this week:

Forum discussion at Twitter.

Update: Google posted as of February 2, 2021, format is no longer supported by Google for rich results.

The format is no longer supported by Google for rich results. All warnings about usage of structured data will now appear as errors in your rich results reports. Therefore you might see a decrease in warnings and increase in errors in your reports. There is no penalty for using data, but it will not be used to generate rich results.

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