How to Fix schema deprecated – Google Search Console Warning

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Yesterday I opened Google Search Console to check my crawling and indexing one of my posts and there I was a new warning: schema deprecated. So I thought what is this warning about? How to fix the data-vocabulary schema problem in the blogger(Blogspot)? How to fix the data-vocabulary schema problem in WordPress? Will this affect my blog Ranking/SEO? start coming in my mind and surely such questions also come in your mind. So in this article, I tried to explain all these questions and tried to solve the problem.
The warning is to notify Google Webmasters that Google is preferring Structured Data over Structured Data and we need to update our blogs with Structured Data. schema deprecated wordpress

Google announces the end of support for data-vocabulary from April 6, 2020!

Structured data schemas such as and are used to define shared meaningful structures for markup-based applications on the Web. With the increasing usage and popularity of, we decided to focus our development on a single SD scheme. As of April 6, 2020, markup will no longer be eligible for Google rich result features.

In brief, websites and blogs with schema markup will not be eligible for Google rich result features in the future. and I make you sure that your SEO ranking and other essential SEO
factors won’t be affected. However, it is best to go with the latest updates.
First of all, confirm if you’re facing this issue, go to Search Console and you should be getting a warning. If not, then it is fine

how to fix schema deprecated in wordpress

 How to solve schema deprecated issue

It is quite easy to work to do. You need to change schema with structured data. For example, Here is a sample code from my theme,

Fix schema deprecated

I modified with and the problem was fixed.

Fix schema deprecated

Step 1: Go to and search for <b:includable id=’breadcrumb’ var=’posts’>… </b:includable>. Replace this code with the code given below.

Fix schema deprecated

Step 2: Pate the following bode by replacing <b:includable id=’breadcrumb’ var=’posts’>… </b:includable>


<b:includable id='breadcrumb' var='posts'>
<b:if cond='data:view.isSingleItem'>
<b:loop values='data:posts' var='post'>
<b:if cond='data:post.labels'>
<div class='breadcrumbs' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype=''>
<svg class='homesvg' viewBox='0 0 24 24'><path d='M12,3L20,9V21H15V14H9V21H4V9L12,3Z'/></svg>
<span itemprop='itemListElement' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype=''>
<a class='breadhome' expr:href='data:blog.homepageUrl' itemprop='item' title='Home'>
<span itemprop='name'>Home</span></a>
<meta content='1' itemprop='position'/>
<svg viewBox='0 0 24 24'><path d='M8.59,16.58L13.17,12L8.59,7.41L10,6L16,12L10,18L8.59,16.58Z'/></svg>
<b:loop index='num' values='data:post.labels' var='label'>
<span itemprop='itemListElement' itemscope='itemscope' itemtype=''>
<a expr:href='data:label.url + &quot;?&amp;max-results=10&quot;' expr:title='' itemprop='item'>
<span itemprop='name'><></span>
<meta expr:content='data:num+2' itemprop='position'/>
<svg viewBox='0 0 24 24'><path d='M8.59,16.58L13.17,12L8.59,7.41L10,6L16,12L10,18L8.59,16.58Z'/></svg>

Step 3:The next step is styling the new breadcrumb. Paste the below CSS code in the template. Hit Save.

/* CSS Breadcrumbs */

.breadcrumbs{line- height:1.2em;width:auto;overflow:hidden;padding:0;margin:0 auto 20px;font-size:90%;color:#888;font-weight:400;text-overflow:ellipsis;-webkit-text-overflow:ellipsis;white-space:nowrap}
.breadcrumbs a{display:inline-block;text-decoration:none;transition:all .3s ease-in-out;color:#777;font-weight:400}
.breadcrumbs a:hover{color:blue}
.breadcrumbs svg{width:20px;height:20px;vertical-align:-5px;margin:0 -3px}
.breadcrumbs svg.homesvg{width:22px;height:22px;margin-right:0}
.breadcrumbs svg path{fill:#c8c8c8}
.breadcrumbs svg.homesvg path{fill:#999}

 Verify if issue is fixed or not?

Once you have made the changes, save the theme and go back to your search console platform. Click on the warning and press Validate Fix Button. It will take some time to validate and you’re all good to go.
That’s all and I hope you’re able to fix schema deprecated warning from Google search console.

How to Fix schema deprecated – Google Search Console Warning

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June 10, 2019

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