NGFB / WPSSO – Improved Schema Support

NextGEN Facebook (NGFB) version 8.9 and WordPress Social Sharing Optimization (WPSSO) version 3.9 have been released. These latest versions include a new “Theme Integration” tab on the Advanced settings page to help provide better Schema markup support for Developers and/or power-users. By default, Schema itemprop / itemtype markup is added to the <html> element in webpages, but a better location for this markup would be in the <head> element. Unfortunately, WordPress does not have a standard filter for the <head> element (like it does for the <html> element attributes). If your theme provides a filter for the <head> element attributes, and/or you feel confident enough to edit your theme’s header.php template, you will find the settings under the “Theme Integration” tab very useful.

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