Whether you want to write a review or an online course or are selling an online course, you should consider using the Course Schema type. Fortunately, applying the Course Schema type to any number of posts or pages on your website couldn’t be easier than it is with the help of Rank Math.
How to Add Course Schema Markup to Your Posts/Pages
Before we begin, you’ll need to ensure that Rank Math’s Schema Module has been enabled on your website by navigating to Rank Math > Dashboard in your WordPress admin area.
In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to use the Course Schema type on a post or page as well as the various available settings for it – let’s get started:
1 Edit Your Post or Page
To use the Course Schema Type, open your post/page by clicking on Edit post.
2 Open Rank Math In The Gutenberg Sidebar
Click on the Rank Math SEO icon that displays alongside this post/page’s SEO score to open the SEO settings for this page.
Or alternatively, click the three vertical dots in the top right-hand corner of the edit page and selecting Rank Math in the Plugins section – as shown below:
3 Navigate to the Schema Settings for This Post/Page
Click on the Schema tab in the Rank Math SEO (if it doesn’t appear, enable Schema in the Advanced mode by navigating to Rank Math > Dashboard in your WordPress admin area). Then click on Schema Generator.
4 4 Navigate to Rank Math’s Schema Builder
Click on Use to open the Schema Builder.
The Schema Builder will then show up as shown below:
Now, let’s have a closer look at each of the available options in detail.
Course Schema Type Setup & Available Options
The Headline option is the place where the headline of the course should be specified. It is a mandatory field and you can also make use of variables to create headlines.
2 Review Location
Review Location lets you configure where the schema for the course type will be shown on the page. You can select the Review Location from the options available in the drop-down list. You can also choose a custom option to display the review location by choosing the Shortcode option.
If you select the Custom option above, then you need to paste the shortcode from this field into your post.
You can enter the course description in the Description section. Describe the course in detail so that the audience can have a clear understanding of your course.
5 Course Provider
In the course provider, you can either choose a person or an organization whosoever has created the course.
6 Course Provider Name
You can enter the name of the course provider here.
7 Course Provider URL
You can enter the course provider URL here.
In the Review section, you can specify the Rating that you want to give to your course in the Rating option. Also, you can specify the minimum and maximum rating in the Rating Minimum and Rating Maximum options respectively.
And, that’s it! Click on Save for this Post once you’re done making any changes to the Course Schema for this page. Then, simply update the page as you normally would after making a change or click Publish if this is a newly created page. You can then check your Schema with the help of Google’s Rich Results Testing Tool.
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