Does RankMath pull microdata with custom schema generator?

  • Resolved Jtk

    This is an example of Microdata for schema – sportsteam.

    <div itemscope itemtype="">
        <span itemprop="name">San Francisco 49ers</span>
        <div itemprop="member" itemscope itemtype="">
            <div itemprop="member" itemscope itemtype="">
                <span itemprop="name">Joe Montana</span>
            <span itemprop="startDate">1979</span>
            <span itemprop="endDate">1992</span>
            <span itemprop="roleName">Quarterback</span>

    This is from

    <div itemscope itemtype="" class="crumbs"><span itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype=""><a itemprop="item" href="/"><span itemprop="name">BR Home Page</span></a> <meta itemprop="position" content="1" /></span> > <span itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype=""><a itemprop="item" href="/players/"><span itemprop="name">MLB Players</span></a> <meta itemprop="position" content="2" /></span> > <span itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype=""><a itemprop="item" href="/players/s/"><span itemprop="name">S Listing</span></a> <meta itemprop="position" content="3" /></span> > <strong>Dansby Swanson Statistics and History</strong></div></div>

    When I do a ctrl+f search, there are 9 hits on the word. When I do a URL search at with the RankMath custom generator, I get no results.


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  • Hello,

    Thank you for contacting Rank Math and sorry for the inconvenience caused by this.

    When I test using Google Rich Result Test, it detects only breadcrumbs.

    This shows that their schema is not set up properly.

    You can try different sites or use to see if it is working.

    I hope this resolves your issue.

    Ok. Thanks for looking into that. But to clarify, will RankMath pick up other schema sources like Microdata when I use the schema generator?


    Yes, as schema itself is a type of microdata. If the schema is set up properly on a website, RankMath should pull the data up.

    I hope this resolves your issue.


    Since we did not hear back from you for 15 days, we are assuming that you found the solution. We are closing this support ticket.

    If you still need assistance or any other help, please feel free to open a new support ticket, and we will be more than happy to assist.

    Thank you.

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