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Invalid News Article Structured Data Pages

All pages with invalid news article structured data markup based on Google Search Developer documentation.

Priority: Medium

Impact: Negative

What issues it may cause

Invalid News Article structured data will not be used by search engines to help index the pages and they will instead rely on algorithms to correctly parse the required information.

How do you fix it

News Article structured data must include the following required properties to be valid: author, author name, datePublished, headline, image, publisher, publisher.logo, publisher.logo.url and publisher.name.

You can use tools tools like Rich Results Test to understand which fields are missing or incorrectly configured.

What is the positive impact

News Article structured data will be used by search engines to help index news articles.

How to fetch the data for this report template

You will need to run a crawl for report template to generate report. When report has been generated and you have crawl id you can fetch data for the report using the following query:

query GetReportForCrawl($crawlId: ObjectID!, $reportTemplateCode: String!) {
getCrawl(id: $crawlId) {
reportsByCode(
input: {
reportTypeCodes: Basic
reportTemplateCodes: [$reportTemplateCode]
}
) {
rows {
nodes {
... on CrawlUrls {
pageTitle
url
foundAtUrl
canonicalUrl
noindex
deeprank
level
indexable
newsarticleSchemaCount
newsarticleSchemaValid
newsarticleAuthorSchemaValue
foundInGoogleAnalytics
foundInGoogleSearchConsole
foundInBacklinks
foundInList
foundInLogSummary
foundInWebCrawl
foundInSitemap
}
}
}
}
}
}

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