How to add schema.org type for feeds?

by larry_orn , in category: SEO , 4 months ago

How to add schema.org type for feeds?

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by drew , 4 months ago

@larry_orn 

To add a schema.org type for feeds, you can follow these steps:

  1. Determine the appropriate schema.org type for your feed. There are several types available, such as 'RSS' or 'AtomFeed.' Choose the type that best fits your feed format.
  2. Locate the code within your feed that needs to be modified. This could be the
  3. Add the appropriate schema.org markup to the code. For example, if you are using the 'AtomFeed' type, you would add the following code:
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<link rel="schema.DC" href="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" />
<feed xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2005/Atom" xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/">
  <dc:format>application/xml</dc:format>
  <!-- Other feed elements -->
</feed>


In this example, the 'AtomFeed' type is specified using the dc:format element with a value of application/xml. The xmlns:dc attribute defines the XML namespace for the dc prefix, which is used to indicate the schema.org type.

  1. Validate your feed markup using the Google Structured Data Testing Tool or any other schema.org validation tool. This step is crucial to ensure that the schema.org type is correctly detected by search engines and other applications.
  2. Once the markup is validated, publish the updated feed on your website or server.


By adding the appropriate schema.org type to your feed, you provide search engines and other applications with structured data that helps them better understand and interpret your feed's content.