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Structured data 'local business' items are invalid


EduMe

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Site URL: https://edume.com

I'm seeing hundreds of errors for structured data across our site. Google is telling me there is an issue with the Structured Data Type: Local business, because it's missing the field “name”, therefore ’Not all markup is eligible for rich results’. 
 
I'm pretty sure that the error lies in this section of the HTML:
 
<script type="application/ld+json">{"image":"https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5dd67d2aaec74929770fe3cd/t/5f22d3f925594f27b8e21b8e/1605178318421/","openingHours":"Mo 09:00-17:30, Tu 09:00-17:30, We 09:00-17:30, Th 09:00-17:30, Fr 09:00-17:30, , ","@context":"http://schema.org","@type":"LocalBusiness"}</script>
 
The markup (schema) is only mentioning an image, opening hours, and a type ‘LocalBusiness’, without the “name” of the business field (ie EduMe) therefore Google isn't accepting the code and won’t use it for their Local Business structured data results. I found more information on this here: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/local-business
 
Our business name is filled in within our Marketing > Location Management panel AND Settings > Business Information. Is there a way for Squarespace to fix this code to include our business name? Thanks.

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Hi everyone, 

Thanks for posting about this issue. 

I'd like to clarify that as outlined in this Squarespace Help article, structured data warnings usually mean that Google is looking for specific markup code on your site and can't find it. However, rest assured that your website will still be indexed by Google and eligible for features like rich snippets.

These warnings are something that our engineers are aware of and currently monitoring for potential platform improvements in the future. In the meantime and as suggested in the guide, you might want to use Google’s Data Highlighter to tag information that should display in rich snippets, if that's what you're aiming for. 

I also would like to take this opportunity to highlight that the Squarespace Forum is mainly a peer to peer community -  a space for Squarespace users and professionals to discuss best practices, seek advice, and share coding solutions for advanced customizations. Thus, and as it is outlined in section 6 of the forum guidelines we don't actively track feature requests in the forum. For any feedback that you would like to be logged, contacting our Customer Support team would be the best approach. 

 

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Hey Squarespace, why don't you be useful for once and chime in here. Isn't this what the community is about? Helping? If you're not going to allow people to "call" technical support, then at least have someone monitoring this data so they can provide solutions.

 

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I'm having the same issue and it's really frustrating.  When I change my business hours in the Business Information page the Google Structured Data Tool updates it immediately.  When I add my business name it still does not update it.

Is there a way to turn this off altogether?  I am now using custom Location code and hoping that it will just override the mess that squarespace has left me with.

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