guideline changes

Google Now Recommends Adding datePublished and dateModified to non-AMP Article Pages

Google today made a change to their structured data reference page for articles. Previously they said: The only properties supported for non-AMP structured data are the headline and image properties (and related sub-properties such as image.url). This has been modified to read (emphasis added): The only properties supported for non-AMP structured data are the headline and […]

Google Announces News Article May be Read Aloud by the Google Assistant

Today Google announced a beta program that will allow US Google News publishers (see [1], below) “to mark up sections of a news article that are most relevant to be read aloud by the Google Assistant.” The initiative relies on the https://schema.org/speakable property (currently in pending as https://pending.schema.org/speakable) and the property’s target type SpeakableSpecification. Putting […]