Google search adds dataset schema support to search results
Google has announced support for datasets markup schema in the Google search results. This makes it possible for searchers to better visualize data represented on a web page directly in Google’s search results.
Google explained that “news organizations that publish data in the form of tables can add additional structured data to make the dataset parts of the page easier to identify for use in relevant Search features.” Google added, “News organizations add the structured data to their existing HTML of a page, which means that news organizations can still control how their tables are presented to readers.”
Here is what it looks like, with the markup version on the right:
Google’s developer site explains this is a “pilot” release of this markup. Google wrote:
Around two years ago, Google first announced this as Science datasets in search. Google is now calling them simply “Dataset” and expanding it beyond the science community to any data-driven agency.
Here are some examples of what can qualify as a dataset:
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July 31, 2018 at 12:16PM