Schema.org Article > BlogPosting, NewsArticle, ScholarlyArticle Types tutorial
In this page we have discussed Article type of Schema.org in detail. We have also discussed more specific types of Article, i.e. BlogPosting, NewsArticle, ScholarlyArticle.
Article > Blogposting
Article > NewsArticle
Article > ScholarlyArticle
Article specifies that associated content is an Article. Example of associated content may be a blog posting, a news article, an article regarding academics etc.
To be more specific, Schema.org offers three types - BlogPosting to specify that the associated content is a blog posting, NewsArticle to specify that the associated content is a news article and ScholarlyArticle to specify that the associated content is a scholarly article.
The following table described the properties of Article.
|Properties||Which type should be used||Description|
|articleBody||Text||Specifies that the associated content is the actual body of the article.|
|articleSection||Text||Specifies that the Articles may be under one of the sections of a newspaper or magazine. Like Politics, Sports, Entertainment etc.|
Example of Article without Microdata
<title>example of Article without Microdata</title>
<p>Aurhor : Rameshwar Ghosh</p>
<p>This article has received 7 likes in facebook and received 3 google plus.</p>
Example of CreativeWork with Microdata
<title>example code of Article with Microdata</title>
<a rel="author" href="https://profiles.google.com/103074333439002308043/about">Bidhan Chatterjee</a> </head>
<div itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article">
by <span itemprop="author">Rameshwar Ghosh</span>
This article has received 7 likes in facebook and received 3 google plus.
<meta itemprop="interactionCount" content="FacebookLikes:7"/>
<meta itemprop="interactionCount" content="GooglePlus:3"/>
Result of testing the above code with Rich Snippets Tool
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