Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Webmaster Tools errot "Warning: Missing required field "updated"" with Google Blogger

When you check your blog hosted with Blogger for Google Authorship with Rich snippet testing tool mostly you get two common warning and error messages 'Warning: Missing required field "updated".' and 'Warning: Missing required hCard "author".

Warning: Missing required field "updated"

Note: Before making any changes to the template please take the backup. Link given below will help you.

Go to Blogger Dashboard › Select Blog › Click on Template › Proceed › Edit HTML

Now press Ctrl+F to find the code timestamp-link   or  published   like below

<a class='timestamp-link' expr:href='data:post.url' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='published' expr:title='data:post.timestampISO8601'><data:post.timestamp/></abbr></a>

Now care fully change it to the code below

<a class='timestamp-link' expr:href='data:post.url' rel='bookmark' title='permanent link'><abbr class='updated published' expr:title='data:post.timestampISO8601'><data:post.timestamp/></abbr></a>

Now have a smile!


You can re check this here Rich Snippet testing tool.

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