Data highlighter is a strongest tool of Google; you will
find this in Google Webmaster tools. The main purpose of data highlighter is
tech the Google about your site data structure. Thus Google can present your Blog
data more attractively in a new ways in search results. Data highlighter also
has a great impact on the Google Knowledge Graph. You can see one of my post got rich snippet with star rating.
Supported data types
Data highlighter support different types of data on any site.
This is just for teaching Google about the data structure. Such as-
Though we will highlight the Blog posts, So we will
highlight only the Blog’s Articles. And to do this we have to select Articles
type. The following Tips and tricks might
be helpful for Highlighting Blog Data.
Step 1 Go to https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/data-highlighter
and Log in there with your Google account.
Step 2 Now Under Choose a verified site select your site
by clicking on Please select a site drop
down option. If you didn't find your site then click on Add site now button for add your site now.
Step 3 For start
highlighting under Overview tab just
click on red color START HIGHLIGHTING
button form top right corner.
Alternatively under About tab
click on blue color Stat Highlighting
Step 4 Now
complete the field with your Blog URL
and select Blog type by clicking on
drop down option. Select Articles and also select Tag
this page and other s like it by clicking on radio button. It will redirect you in Data highlighter page.
Now we have 4 tasks for highlighting and we have to go step by step-
Tag first page
Create page set
Tag more examples
Review and Publish
Step 5 You will
see your Blog site at left panel and data items at right panel. There has written some required fields like Title, Author, Date Published, Image and
Category. That means for
highlighting your Blog data those information must be display on your Blog home
Step 6 In this
stage we will Tag first page. Just block any post title by using mouse pointer
and an option will expend. From there select Title. Again Block Author name and from option select Author. So complete one by one by
highlighting Title, Author, Date
Published, Image and Category option. You will see after highlighting the
including at right side panel under My
Data Items. After that, click on red color DONE button from top right corner of the screen. If any information missing then it will say
missing information. But if your site hasn’t enough information for
highlighting then click on Continue
Step 7 In this
stage we will Create page set Now a
popup window will open for creating a page set. It will automatically generate
50 to 65 pages for highlighting. Under Name
field write any page set name. After
that, click on blue color Create page
Step 8 You
will be return on data highlighter page. And you will see your data will be
automatically highlighted by highlighter Tools. If data is generating
accurately then just click on red color NEXT
button. So another page will show and highlighter Tools automatically
generate data. If you see data is not accurately generated then just click on Remove page button from top right
corner of the screen. As a result highlighter Tools will generate
information from other page and display the information at right side bar. So
after highlighting 5 pages highlighter tools will tell you for continue tagging
with warning message We don't
recommended publishing this page set
so from there click on Continue
tagging button. And Tag more
examples if Google doesn't understand your page structure.
Step 9 Tag at
least 10 page for better understanding. After that click on red color DONE button from top right corner of
the screen. If further review need then Highlighter tool will display a message
in popup window that Further Review needed, so from there click on Continue reviewing button. After
completion click on Highlighter tool will display all the tagged pages with
details page info.
Step 10 Finally
click on Publish button from top right corner of the screen. If any warning
message display with popup then simply click on Publish anyway button for publishing your data highlighter page.
This tutorial is bit complicated but I have tried to
explain simply. Still if you think that you have confusion then feel free to
leave a comment below. I will reply you as soon as possible.
Tips and tricks for Blog Data Highlighter Tool
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