In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through how to use the FactCheck Schema Type supported only by Rank Math PRO. Fortunately, applying the FactCheck Schema type to any number of pages on your website couldn’t be easier than it is with the help of Rank Math.
How to Add FactCheck Schema to Your Posts/Pages PRO
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.
1 Edit Your Post or Page
To set the FactCheck 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 and then click on Schema Generator.
4 Navigate to Rank Math’s Schema Builder
Click on Use to open the Schema Builder. The FactCheck Schema type is only available in Rank Math PRO. So if you haven’t already – you’ll need to subscribe to a Rank Math PRO plan of your choice and then proceed to install & activate it on your website.
You can then see the following options in the Schema Builder.
Now, let’s have a closer look at all of the options available in the FactCheck Schema type.
FactCheck (Claim Review) Schema Type Setup & Available Options
Enter the description of your content here. Also you can make use of variables and create dynamic descriptions.
2 Review Location
Choose the review location from the available options here. If you choose to select Custom then you can use shortcode available in the next setting.
Copy and paste the Shortcode in your post.
Add the Rating score in this section. You can enter the minimum and maximum rating too.
Enter the URL where the claim exists. It is a mandatory field.
6 Claim – Author Name
Enter the author name of the fact check.
7 Claim – Published Date
Enter the published date of the fact check.
8 Claim – Appearance
The Appearance section contains the following fields as shown below:
- Headline: Enter the headline where the claim was published.
- URL: Enter the URL where the claim was published.
- Author Name: Enter the claims author name.
- Published Date: Enter the date when the claim was published.
Click on Save for this Post once you have made the changes. Now update the existing post/page as you generally would do after making a change or click on Publish (if this is a newly created post/page).
To ensure that all of the fields have been completed & are recognized accordingly – you can then validate your FactCheck Schema Markup with the help of Google’s Rich Results Testing Tool.
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