Event Rich Results
Adding structured data for events allows ease in finding and attending events through Google Search.
The rich results that are eligible through structured data create a more interactive and engaging experience for searches/users and can greatly impact the discovery and conversion for your event. If your organization utilizes a third party site to publish events then you will want to ensure that site it implementing structured data for rich results. If you publish events on your own website then Huckabuy will be able to implement the Event markup on your site. Event rich results implemented by our customers have seen tremendous organic performance and large growth in conversions.
What does your webpage need?
There are a few types of events that can have markup implemented, including a standard event that occurs at a physical location, an online event such as a webinar, or a mixed online and offline event. All of the aforementioned events require the same properties included on the page just in different applicable formats.
- Location – either physical address or URL
- Name – the name of the event
- startDate – the date and time the event starts in ISO-8601 format
- Description – a description of the event for users to understand its content
- End Date – the date and time the event ends in ISO-8601 format
- eventAttendanceMode – whether the event is in-person, online, or mixed
- Image – an image used for the event
- Offers – event ticket type
- Offer Availability – if tickets are in stock or sold out
- offerPrice – the cost of attendance/ticket
- offersPriceCurrency – the currency in which the ticket price is offered
- offersValidFrom – the date at which tickets go on sale
- offersURL – the page where you can buy tickets
- organizer – the organizer organization or person that is hosting the event
- organizer.UR – the event hosts domain URL
- performer – the participants that are performing at the event
- performer.name – the name of the performer
For full documentation on Event structured data visit: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/datatypes/event