Setting Software Application Schema Markup in Your Content

Did you know that All in One SEO Pro lets you add Schema markup for software?

This means that search engines can display rich snippets for your software like the example below.

Setting the Default Schema Type for all Sofware

To set the default Schema Type for your software, click on Search Appearance in the All in One SEO menu, then click on the Content Types tab.

Search Appearance menu item on All in One SEO menu

Scroll down to the section for your software and click on the Schema Markup tab.

Schema Markup tab under Content Types

Now select Software Application in the Schema Type drop down and click the Save Changes button.

For more detail on this, please see our article on Configuring Schema Settings here.

Setting the Schema Type for Individual Software

To set the Schema Type for individual content, edit your content and scroll down to the AIOSEO Settings section, then click on the Schema tab.

Now, click the Generate Schema button to open the Schema Generator.

You’ll see the Schema Types that are available.

Click the Add Schema icon next to Software to add it.

You can now edit the schema information.

Once done, click the Add Schema button to add the schema to the post.

The Software schema has now been added to the post.

If you would like to edit any of the schema properties or delete the graph, click the Edit Schema or Delete Schema buttons in the graph card.

Configuring the Software Specific Information

When you click on Software as the Schema Type for your content, you’ll see a popup with additional fields where you can enter your software information.

Complete the fields as described below:

  • Name – Enter the name of your software. By default, this is set to your post title.
  • Description – Enter the description of your software. By default, this is set to your post content.
  • Category – Select the category that matches the type of software.
  • Operating System – Enter the operating systems your software works on.

In the Offer section, you can set the following:

  • Price – Enter the price for your software.
  • Currency – Select which currency your price is in.

In the Review Rating section, you can set the following:

  • Rating Value – Enter the average rating value.
  • Rating Minimum – Enter the minimum rating value.
  • Rating Maximum – Enter the maximum rating value.

Once you’ve completed the fields, click the Add Schema button to save them.

You can also save this as a template which you can use on other software by clicking the Save Schema as Template button.

You can learn about Schema Templates here.

Additional Information

Check out more documentation on our Schema Settings here.

This feature was added in All in One SEO version 4.2.5. There's no legacy documentation available.