Tag Archives: FAQ

Rich Snippets, including review, how-to, and faq, can be impacted by Google’s broad core updates (and other major algorithm updates)

By | October 14, 2021

If you’ve seen a drop (or gain) of rich snippets during a broad core update, then overall site quality could be the reason. In this post, I’ll cover how this can happen, why Google’s evaluation of site quality matters, and I’ll provide examples of rich snippets volatility across sites (including review, how-to, and FAQ snippets). With the June… Read More »

You Can Get A Google Penalty For Bad Links In FAQ Schema

By | September 22, 2021

A while back an SEO asked John Mueller of Google if “linking to an external site from the FAQ Schema of a discounts/vouchers site?” John responded, “sure.” I guess if the link is against Google’s webmaster guidelines, sure, you can get a manual action. Here are those tweets: Sure — ? John ? (@JohnMu) May 30, 2020 It… Read More »