Spammy Structured Markup

If you see this message on the Manual Actions page, it means that Google has detected some of the markup on your pages may be using techniques that are outside our structured data guidelines, for example marking up content that is invisible to users, marking up irrelevant or misleading content, and/or other manipulative behavior.

As a result, Google has applied a manual action to the affected portions of your site, which may affect how your site is displayed in search results. Actions that affect how your whole site is displayed are listed under Site-wide matches. Actions that affect how only part of your site is displayed are listed under Partial matches.

Recommended action

  • Make sure the markup on your site meets Google's structured data guidelines if you would like it featured in Google’s search results. This might involve updating existing markup or removing any markup that violates the guidelines.
  • Once you've made these changes, submit a reconsideration request.

If we determine your site is no longer in violation of our structured data guidelines, we’ll revoke the manual action.

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