How to add review schema star rating in blogger template?

If you are looking for the solution to add review schema star rating in Blogger post page template, then this article will help you to add review schema markup.org star rating to your Blogspot website.

Today we are going to explain how to add schema markup review rating in blogger template. In the previous post we have already talked about how to set up schema markup in a website or blog.

What is schema markup?

One of the most recent developments in SEO is schema markup. This new variety of customization is one of the most powerful. If you've ever used Rich Snippets, you'll understand exactly what schema markup is.

You must have seen in Google search result page, when you search any smartphone, hotel, website, company, movie etc. There Google first shows the review with the star rating.

The review star rating is displayed just below the product title or description due to the schema markup review rating only. But have you ever wished that you can set review rating for any product or thing in your Blogspot theme.

After implementing review rating in your blog it will help to index your website in a better way. Nowadays Google search engine is giving preference to those websites which have schema review markup installed.

Although after setting a review rating in your Blogger template it will take some time to appear until Google robots crawl your page, Google will start indexing your posts with schema reviews as soon as the page is crawled. The result will Movie Schema Review Star Rating Example in Google Search Result look like this:👇

Movie Schema Review Star Rating Example in Google Search Result

How to Install Review Schema Star Rating Widget in Blogger Template

Most website templates still do not have markup installed. You must first check whether the meta tag is installed or not, it is very important for search engine optimization.

Before installing the schema review rating trick, you need to check whether your blog is valid for HTML5 version or not. Below is the link to check if your schema markup is set up correctly.

Rich Results Test - Google Search Console

If after checking the above url you don't get any error, it means your blog is ready to install review schema in your blogger template.

Benefits of setting up review schema in blogger template.

The website for Schema Markup.org was created by a team from Google, Bing and Yahoo. When schema markup is installed in a web site it makes it to provide more accurate data to search engines.

It tells search engines what your business is about. Schema markup helps your web site rank higher for all types of content.

Where schema data markup is used.

Example- To buy a smartphone, you must have checked the review of that smartphone, similarly people often check the review of the list item given below.

  • Book
  • Course
  • Event
  • How-to
  • Local business
  • Movie
  • Product
  • Recipe
  • Software App.

How to Install Review Schema Markup in Blogger Template

So let's now add the review schema.org star rating. Follow the steps given below.

Step 1. Log in to your Blogger account and go to your Blogger Dashboard.

Step 2. Goto Theme -> Customize -> Click on Edit HTML

Step 3. Now search for <data:post.body/> tag 

Review Schema.Org Star Ratings In Blogger post

You will get 2-3 times you may select first one. Now copy the below code and paste it above or bottom <data:post.body/> tags.

<div itemscope='' itemtype='http://data-vocabulary.org/Review' style='display:none;'>
<span itemprop='itemreviewed'><data:post.title/></span>
 <span itemprop='reviewer'><data:post.author/></span>
<span itemprop='rating'>5</span> out of 5
<div itemprop='description'><data:post.snippet/></div>
</div>

Step 4. Now Save Your Template.

We have provided basic review rating schema markup, after adding schema review markup go to Rich Results Test - Google Search Console and check the url of your post pages. You can view the review schema markup in the test tool.

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