Google Search Console – New Reports for Special Announcements Markup

Following a new way for sites to highlight COVID-19 announcements on Google Search, Google Search Console (GSC) now offers a new report for sites that have implemented SpecialAnnouncement structured data. The report includes warning, errors and a way to validate fixes. If the errors are fixed this validation process will automatically trigger a Google recrawl of your affected pages.

Google Search Console - Report for Special Announcements

The GSC Performance report now also allows you to check the impressions, clicks and CTR results of your special announcement pages

Google Search Console - Performance Report for Special Announcements

If you implemented the SpecialAnnouncement structured data, you can test this using the Rich Results Test tool.

Google Search Console - Structured Data Test for Special Announcements

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