How to Add a Schema Markup for a FAQ Page?

Google loves websites with FAQs. Not only are they very helpful to the visitors, but they also help your business answer the most commonly asked questions instead of responding to them one at a time. 

They also help you rank higher on search results. 

The Schema Pro plugin allows you to easily add an FAQ schema on the required pages. You can also keep the existing FAQ page design and add FAQ schema from the backend.

Let’s see how to add FAQ Page schema with easy steps –

How to Add the FAQ Schema Markup?

Step 1. Create a new Schema markup by going to the Schema Pro option under WordPress Dashboard > Settings > Schema Pro. Click on “Add New”.

Add new schema

Step 2. Select the type of schema as “FAQ”.

Step 3. Select the pages/posts that you want to apply this FAQ markup to. You can add display rules and also exclude pages and posts you want to exempt this schema from.

If you want to know more about how you can target specific pages and posts, check out our article on it.

Step 4. Complete the setup.

FAQ schema ready

Step 5. You will be taken to the screen shown below. With these, you can damage target pages/posts for FAQ schema. You can come back at any time and update it.

Service schema type fields

Next steps will be to add question and answers on particular page/post Lets see how to do it –

Configure Schema on a Single Page/Post

If you visit your target FAQ Page you can see all FAQ schema fields at the bottom.

FAQ schema page fields

Here you can proceed with filling in your FAQ’s Questions and Answers.

In case you wish to add a link in the answer area you can add it with anchor (<a>) tag.
Example – Here is the answer that contains <a href=”https://your-domian.com/”> link </a> in the middle.

Note that both fields – question and answer are required. Skipping any of it will show error in the Rich Snippet Testing Tool.

At least add one question and answer to appear in rich snippet result.

Test Your Schema

Once you are done with adding schema markup, test it to see if it sets well.

Testing can be done with just a single click with the “Test Schema” button on the admin bar. Here is an article that will show you how you can test your schema.

OR 

You can manually visit the Rich Results Test tool and insert your content.

Google schema testing interface

Once you’re done, you’re all set to see your FAQ Page attracting more visitors through the search engine’s rich snippets!

How to Handle Errors & Warnings in a Testing Tool?

When you test your page/post with the Rich Results Test tool you might see some errors and warnings come up. Refer the article to see detailed steps to easily fix errors and warnings.

Setting up other schema types? Check them out below.