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Re: Event or DanceEvent?

From: Steve Harris <steve@eceilidh.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:35:21 +0000
Message-ID: <CAAPUMUksGBhaO=9pr31ShXJ9SvUA=5UF_CBdvN3=OwQ96aU24Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-schemaorg@w3.org
Thanks Richard!

I've tried that and I'll know in about a week what Google thinks of it :-)

Thanks again

Steve

On 15 March 2018 at 14:39, Richard Wallis <richard.wallis@dataliberate.com>
wrote:

> Hi Steve,
>
> You can define a ‘thing’ as more than one type:
>
> In JSON-LD:
>
>
>    1. <script type="application/ld+json">
>       2. {
>       3.   "@context": "http://schema.org",
>       4.   "@type": ["Event","DanceEvent","ChildrensEvent"],
>       5.   "name": "The Children’s Dance Experience 2018",
>
> etc….
>
> In RDFa:
>
>
>    1. <div vocab="http://schema.org/" typeof="Event DanceEvent
>       ChildrensEvent">
>
>
> In Microdata:
>
>
>    1. <div itemscope itemtype=“http://schema.org/Event">
>    1.
>       1.     <link itemprop=“additionalType" href="http://schema.org/
>          DanceEvent" />
>       1.
>    1.
>
>
>    1.     <link itemprop=“additionalType" href="http://schema.org/
>       ChildrensEvent" />
>    1.
>
>
>    1.
>
>
> ~Richard.
>
>    1.
>
>
> Richard Wallis
> Founder, Data Liberate
> http://dataliberate.com
> Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardwallis
> Twitter: @rjw
>
> On 15 March 2018 at 13:52, Steve Harris <steve@eceilidh.org.uk> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone!
>>
>> My interest is in dance events, IE events where the public get on a
>> dance-floor and move to music from a band rather than just watching others
>> dance (although that is allowed)
>>
>> I started by coding some events as http://schema.org/DanceEvent but on
>> reading further into the Google documentation, I changed this to the more
>> generic http://schema.org/Event. So at the moment, Google thinks I have
>> some of both types.
>>
>> The Google Search Console Structured Data > DanceEvent report shows that
>> it was picking up events OK but the Structured Data > Event report displays
>> much more "enthusiasm", extracting Start Time, Location, etc.
>>
>> Is this essentially a Google limitation or am I doing something wrong?
>>
>> Also, it would be appropriate to code up some events as both DanceEvent
>> and ChildrensEvevnt and even EducationEvent for some cases but can't see a
>> way to do it - assuming that there's any point in being that clever if
>> Google prefers simple "Events"
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --
>>
>> *Steve Harris*
>>
>
>


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