[RFC|Merged] Breadcrumb microdata

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[RFC|Merged] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by Arty » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:11 pm

I suggest to add itemtype="http://data-vocabulary.org/Breadcrumb" itemscope="" to all breadcrumb items.

What is it for? Search engines. It allows search engines separate content into categories, showing navigation in search results.

Example: compare area51 results with results of forum that uses microdata. Notice that Google shows navigation in search results for website that uses microdata.
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- http://support.google.com/webmasters/bi ... wer=185417
- http://www.data-vocabulary.org/Breadcrumb/

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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by nextgen » Tue Nov 06, 2012 1:37 pm

It sounds interesting, although I am intrigued how it would handle the code in the template.
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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by Arty » Tue Nov 06, 2012 2:14 pm

nextgen wrote:It sounds interesting, although I am intrigued how it would handle the code in the template.
That's very easy. It requires just few minor edits in overall_header.html

Here is another example, this one uses phpBB 3.0 with my mobile style that also has microdata: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3A ... kers.co.uk
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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by MichaelC » Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:08 pm

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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by Senky » Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:00 pm

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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by Vinny » Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:22 pm

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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by imkingdavid » Wed Nov 07, 2012 6:23 pm

Sounds good to me.
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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by callumacrae » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:42 pm

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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by Ger » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:41 am

Now that's the kind of SEO I like. :)

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Re: [RFC] Breadcrumb microdata

Post by Marc » Thu Nov 08, 2012 12:28 pm

Looks good to me.

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