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Is this the reason my site is not ranking ?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by theIMMachine, May 5, 2014.

  1. theIMMachine

    theIMMachine Regular Member

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    Hi
    I have a client site that's done on WordPress. The site have very good content and an average amount of backlinks. This niche is not at all competitive. But still the site is not ranking 'anywhere' in Google for its keywords.

    When I looked into the webmaster tools, first they showed me some 404 errors, but I rectified it.

    But this is the error thats showing now. Its in the "Structured Data" section and saying, Data Type - hentry &
    Source - Markup: microformats.org

    Pages, Items - 15
    Items with Errors - 15 (Marked with a red exclamation mark)

    Structured Data Error.png

    What is this ? How I could resolve this ?
     
  2. mixery

    mixery Registered Member

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    It has no effect on SEO, but it is always good if you can fix it.
     
  3. jhakasseo

    jhakasseo Senior Member

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    Yeah indeed structured data has no effect on your SEO. Reason could be another. Check your on-page properly and backlinks profile as well.
     
  4. beauxesprits

    beauxesprits BANNED BANNED

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    These Structured Data errors are generally not harmful in SEO, but if you want to fix it, first test what errors you are getting. Test it with the Google's Structured Data Testing tool, it will give you a detailed report of the errors. 80% probability you errors will be hatom entries. If that is the case, you will either have to change the theme or the template. This is a normal theme error generally and also sometimes this error occurs because of pending updates.
     
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  5. theIMMachine

    theIMMachine Regular Member

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    Wow, thanks guys for those updates. Lemme check those other metrics.
     
  6. mixery

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    Look for keyword density , I recently made a correction to my site and now ranks again.
     
  7. crea8ivedesign

    crea8ivedesign Registered Member

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    hi can you review my domain i used different link building packages but its not ranking, whats wrong please help me
     
  8. SEOnetic

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    use google's Structure data testing tool to pin point the problem.For SEO its no matter.May be some pending update cause this.