How To Easily Add Rich Snippets to WordPress

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Want to have your website link covering the largest real estate on the Google search page? Then consider rich snippets. Rich snippets are ways of tagging blocks of information so that search engines can classify and ultimately find the information faster. For example, an article would be tagged with the “article” property, a name tagged with the “name” property, and so on.

This information can be added to every part of your website through code. This may be great for some, but most will probably want to take advantage of the free WordPress plugin that adds rich snippet capability to posts & pages.

SEE ALSO: Gaining SEO Through Rich Snippets

All In One Rich Snippets

The plugin is called Rich Snippets, and can be downloaded by clicking the prior link or downloaded in the plugin market by searching “rich snippets” (make sure to download the highest rated plugin, there is only one good rich snippet plugin but others will try to squat on it).

Install the plugin and navigate over to a post. Inside the post at the bottom left hand corner, you will notice the Rich Snippets plugin panel. It offers a drop down menu of options for what the post is about. Choose the most relevant option and fill out the information as much as possible.

That’s all there is too it. Now you can kick back and enjoy rich snippet search results!

Want to learn the way to code rich snippets by hand straight from Google? Check out Google’s guide to microdata implementation which leads to rich snippets in search.

Jophiel Silvestrone

Written by: Jophiel Silvestrone

Jophiel Silvestrone has written 210 posts in the Tech Blog.

Jophiel grew up on a ranch in Paradise Valley, Montana near Chico Hot Springs. Working on the ranch instilled work ethic and self motivation. Filled with this drive, Jophiel started mowing the local school's yards twice a month throughout the summers, at the age of 12. He moved to Billings in 2004, where he has been deeply involved in the local business community ever since. A serial entrepreneur, Jophiel has ran multiple businesses in our local community. The first business, a janitorial and carpet cleaning company, founded in 2005, has employed over 50 locals. Moving on to the media industry, Jophiel and several partners founded Green Directory Montana in the spring of 2007. Green Directory's sustainability ranking software awarded points based on sustainable or "green" actions. These points counted towards a business's total "Green Score," which in turn ranked them against other businesses in their category and throughout the entire site. It also featured a limited edition print version distributed annually. A business acquisition allowed Jophiel to focus on new projects, and a few close business colleagues and Jophiel started Rocky Mountain Mr. & Ms. Magazine, a lifestyle publication for men and women in the Magic City. After a year and a half at the helm of RM3 Magazine, the business was purchased. He now runs a web development company SkyPoint Studios and fathers his son Jaoquin, who plays football, basketball, soccer, and is learning snowboarding from his dad. Recently, has expanded to locations in Havasu, Arizona & Vegas. SkyPoint Studios is a market leader in both Billings & Havasu and Jophiel is working on building that same level of market dominance in Vegas. Specialties: Extensive experience in online and offline business. Especially savvy at WordPress, and operate several sites, one example is the blog: Check out for the latest projects from SkyPoint Studios.

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