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Google QA Structured Data

Hi,

 

I want to confirm if Google QA structured data is supported or not? As per this blog https://community.khoros.com/t5/Khoros-Community-Blog/Best-SEO-Practices-Khoros-Platform/ba-p/581379 it's supported but I can't see this implemented anywhere and earlier there were issues with this structured data type.

 

 

 

 

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Hi @hardials, Yes, it implemented. It is implemented for forum version 4 and 4+. Further, for forum version 4 and above, one needs to be on responsive skin. If your community has these pre-requisites, you can file a support ticket and this feature will be enabled for your community.

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Thanks for raising this. The QA markup used to be presence for forum discussion style, but I can see it's not present any more as verified by Google's test tool:

Khoros Atlas solved topic: https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool#url=https%3A%2F%2Fcommunity.khoros.com%2Ft5%2...

Dataiku Community solved topic: https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool#url=https%3A%2F%2Fcommunity.dataiku.com%2Ft5%...

This must have been a recent regression. Might be related to either community version 20.3 or the threaded replies layout changes. I looked at a few Khoros customer communites but couldn't find any that that still have this QA markup present.

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Hi @Claudius 

Let me check this and then circle back.

Thanks

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Hi @Claudius , QA structured structured data is not turned on for Dataiku. Hence, you would not see. 

Thanks

 

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Wow! Indeed. I've requested enabling it via Khoros Support. This would make for a great candidate to have as an admin setting or studio feature btw.

And I am still surprised that it's gone from Khoros Atlas. I remember @ClaudiusH enabling it a while ago 🤔

@AndyK Would be good to have it re-enabled so Khoros customers can see how the markup looks like. And besides it should benefit SEO and search positioning for Atlas 🙂

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@NoorS , why isn't this enabled by default?

I thought it was enabled in 18.12 > release notes but it didn't work (see thread)

Did Khoros disable it for all customers, and now we must ask support to enable again? If so where was this communicated? If i'm confused, or this isn't the same thing please let me know

 

 



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Thanks for flagging, will look to get it enabled again soon.



Andy K
Sr. Community Manager, Atlas Community



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Hi @tyw , customers need to be on forum version 4 and 4+ and should have responsive skin for this feature to work. Not everyone is on forum version 4 and have responsive skin. 

Hence, we enable it for the customers on need basis.

Thanks

 

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Thanks @NoorS 

I submitted a case last March (95089) and was told that the issue was fixed in 20.1, and didn't think of it until I saw this thread (we're on 20.3). I've reopened the ticket asking for it to turned on and referenced this thread. 

If the issue was fixed in 20.1, but not enabled by default again like it was when 18.12 was released a notice should be sent out so folks are aware and can ask for it to be enabled. 

If i'm missing something, or confused please let me know.