How to Implement FAQ Schema in WordPress-1

How to Implement FAQ Schema in WordPress

If you are using yoast plugin its pretty simple to implement FAQ Schema Structure Data on your website. It is highly recommended for WordPress websites to use yoast faq structure data as yoast has already built in feature faq structure data and no coding skills required to achieve faq results on google search and it really makes very easy for webmasters to implement and get rewarded in google search results. As noticed all other website are already using it. Lets see how to implement FAQ Scheme Structure Data in WordPress and structured data is very important for e very website, structured data helps Google bot crawl and read your content easily.

How to implement FAQ schema Struture Data in wordpress:

If you have not installed yoast go ahead and install yoast on your wordpress website and enable yoast plugin to implement faq schema in wordpress

Step 1: Make sure you are using WordPress default Gutenberg editor which allows you to build blocks in new versions of WordPress

Step 2: Click on Posts and Add New Post.

search faq in wordpress blocks and add a faq block

Step 3: Post the content as normally you post on WordPress.

Step 4: Click on Add Block and type in FAQ

yoast-faq-block-in-wordpress

Step 5: Click on FAQ a new block will be added with option Qusetions and Answers.

Note: Yoast will  automatically generates this FAQ Schema Block in WordPress and FAQ structure data schema will be added in source code.

Step 6: Fill the question part with your question and answer for the question in Answer box.

That’s it your FAQ  schema in WordPress is added on your website. To confirm FAQ Schema is added on your website or not, open article and view source code, you will find FAQ schema generated and will be valid FAQ schema.

Implement Valid FAQ Schema in WordPress with JSON LD:

Format of FAQ Schema in WordPress in JSON LD Format.

<html>
  <head>
    <title>Example Site - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)</title>
    <script type="application/ld+json">
    {
      "@context": "https://schema.org",
      "@type": "FAQPage",
      "mainEntity": [{
        "@type": "Question",
        "name": "What is the return policy?",
        "acceptedAnswer": {
          "@type": "Answer",
          "text": "Most unopened items in new condition and returned within <strong>90 days</strong> will receive a refund or exchange. Some items have a modified return policy noted on the receipt or packing slip. Items that are opened or damaged or do not have a receipt may be denied a refund or exchange. Items purchased online or in-store may be returned to any store.<br /><p>Online purchases may be returned via a major parcel carrier. <a href=http://example.com/returns> Click here </a> to initiate a return.</p>"
        }
      }, {
        "@type": "Question",
        "name": "How long does it take to process a refund?",
        "acceptedAnswer": {
          "@type": "Answer",
          "text": "We will reimburse you for returned items in the same way you paid for them. For example, any amounts deducted from a gift card will be credited back to a gift card. For returns by mail, once we receive your return, we will process it within 4–5 business days. It may take up to 7 days after we process the return to reflect in your account, depending on your financial institution's processing time."
        }
      }, {
        "@type": "Question",
        "name": "What is the policy for late/non-delivery of items ordered online?",
        "acceptedAnswer": {
          "@type": "Answer",
          "text": "Our local teams work diligently to make sure that your order arrives on time, within our normaldelivery hours of 9AM to 8PM in the recipient's time zone. During  busy holiday periods like Christmas, Valentine's and Mother's Day, we may extend our delivery hours before 9AM and after 8PM to ensure that all gifts are delivered on time. If for any reason your gift does not arrive on time, our dedicated Customer Service agents will do everything they can to help successfully resolve your issue. <br/> <p><a href=https://example.com/orders/>Click here</a> to complete the form with your order-related question(s).</p>"
        }
      }, {
        "@type": "Question",
        "name": "When will my credit card be charged?",
        "acceptedAnswer": {
          "@type": "Answer",
          "text": "We'll attempt to securely charge your credit card at the point of purchase online. If there's a problem, you'll be notified on the spot and prompted to use another card. Once we receive verification of sufficient funds, your payment will be completed and transferred securely to us. Your account will be charged in 24 to 48 hours."
        }
      }, {
        "@type": "Question",
        "name": "Will I be charged sales tax for online orders?",
        "acceptedAnswer": {
          "@type": "Answer",
          "text":"Local and State sales tax will be collected if your recipient's mailing address is in: <ul><li>Arizona</li><li>California</li><li>Colorado</li></ul>"}
        }]
    }
    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
  </body>
</html>

Format of FAQ Schema in WordPress page in MICRODATA Format.

<html itemscope itemtype="https://schema.org/FAQPage">
<head>
  <title>Example Site - Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)</title>
    </head>
<body>
  <div itemscope itemprop="mainEntity" itemtype="https://schema.org/Question">
    <h3 itemprop="name">What is the return policy?</h3>
    <div itemscope itemprop="acceptedAnswer" itemtype="https://schema.org/Answer">
      <div itemprop="text">
        Most unopened items in new condition and returned within <strong>90 days</strong> will receive a refund or exchange. Some items have a modified return policy noted on the receipt or packing slip. Items that are opened or damaged or do not have a receipt may be denied a refund or exchange. Items purchased online or in-store may be returned to any store.
        <br /><p>Online purchases may be returned via a major parcel carrier. <a href="http://example.com/returns"> Click here </a> to initiate a return.</p>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
  <div itemscope itemprop="mainEntity" itemtype="https://schema.org/Question">
    <h3 itemprop="name">How long does it take to process a refund?</h3>
    <div itemscope itemprop="acceptedAnswer" itemtype="https://schema.org/Answer">
      <div itemprop="text">
        We will reimburse you for returned items in the same way you paid for them. For example, any amounts deducted from a gift card will be credited back to a gift card. For returns by mail, once we receive your return, we will process it within 4–5 business days. It may take up to 7 days after we process the return to reflect in your account, depending on your financial institution's processing time.
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div itemscope itemprop="mainEntity" itemtype="https://schema.org/Question">
  <h3 itemprop="name">What is the policy for late/non-delivery of items ordered online?</h3>
  <div itemscope itemprop="acceptedAnswer" itemtype="https://schema.org/Answer">
    <div itemprop="text">
      Our local teams work diligently to make sure that your order arrives on time, within our normal delivery hours of 9AM to 8PM in the recipient's time zone. During  busy holiday periods like Christmas, Valentine's and Mother's Day, we may extend our delivery hours before 9AM and after 8PM to ensure that all gifts are delivered on time. If for any reason your gift does not arrive on time, our dedicated Customer Service agents will do everything they can to help successfully resolve your issue.
      <br/> <p><a href="https://example.com/orders/">Click here</a> to complete the form with your order-related question(s).</p>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div itemscope itemprop="mainEntity" itemtype="https://schema.org/Question">
  <h3 itemprop="name">When will my credit card be charged?</h3>
  <div itemscope itemprop="acceptedAnswer" itemtype="https://schema.org/Answer">
    <div itemprop="text">
      We'll attempt to securely charge your credit card at the point of purchase online. If there's a problem, you'll be notified on the spot and prompted to use another card. Once we receive verification of sufficient funds, your payment will be completed and transferred securely to us. Your account will be charged in 24 to 48 hours.
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
<div itemscope itemprop="mainEntity" itemtype="https://schema.org/Question">
  <h3 itemprop="name">Will I be charged sales tax for online orders?</h3>
  <div itemscope itemprop="acceptedAnswer" itemtype="https://schema.org/Answer">
    <div itemprop="text">
      Local and State sales tax will be collected if your recipient's mailing address is in:
      <ul>
        <li>Arizona</li>
        <li>California</li>
        <li>Colorado</li>
      </ul>
    </div>
  </div>
</div>
  </body>
</html>

Once you have implemented FAQ Schema in WrordPress you can read more about structured data.

How to test FAQ Schema in WordPress After Implementation is Valid or Not (Errors):

Once your url is live with FAQ schema in wordpress implemented just go ahead and visit Google Structure Data Testing tool and type the url you want to test or you can also test it by copy and pasting the source code as well, if you see any errors you can do a live edit in google structure data testing tool and correct the error.

preview-in-search-results

Can I Implement FAQ Schema in WordPress Structure Data on Each and every Page?

No! you cant include FAQ schema in wordpress on each and every page, there are specific guidelines as well to implement faq schema structure data and if wrongly implemented you will receive a structure data penalty as well. So be careful before implementing FAQ Schema in wordpress.

What are the Guidelines of Structure Data FAQ Schema in Wordpress?

FAQ Schema Structure Date Content Guidelines:

FAQ Schema Do’s 

  • Don’t Use FAQ for Marketing Purposes.
  • An FAQ Page should be written by Site itself with no way of users to submit alternative answers.
  • A Product support page that lists FAQ’s with no way for users to submit alternative answers reviews etc.


Cant See FAQ Markup After Implementing FAQ Schema in WordPress

FAQ Content Guidelines: Don’t:

  • A forum page where users can submit answers to a single question
  • A product support page where users can submit answers to a single question
  • A product page where users can submit multiple questions and answers on a single page
  • All the FAQ markup on your website must be visible to users.

If you have implemented FAQ Schema in WordPress and still cant see faq pages in google search results then this may be due if content contains any of the following types of content: obscene, profane, sexually explicit, graphically violent, promotion of dangerous or illegal activities, or hateful or harassing language.

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If you think that your content is good and nothing wrong with your content of your website then you should visit structure data content policies and read more regarding sd policies, you may be violating structure data police unknowingly.

What is FAQ Schema Structure Data Markup?

A Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) page contains a list of questions and answers pertaining to a particular topic. 

Are FAQ Structure Date Markup Eligible for Rich Results

FAQ pages may be eligible to have a rich result on Search and also in google assistant.

Can FAQ Schema Leads to Penalty?

Wrong Implementation Leads to Structured Data Penality. Before Implementing read structured data content policies.