Google has up to date its product structured knowledge doc to specify that the GTIN worth have to be introduced is in numerical type. Google mentioned it doesn’t assist the URL type for GTINs.
You may see the replaceof this Google assist doc the place Google added “Make sure that the GTIN worth is within the numerical type; we do not assist the URL type for GTINs.” That line was beforehand not there, as you’ll be able to see from the archive.
Naomi Gallula notified me of this onand mentioned that Google now solely helps the numerical worth regardless of Schema.org saying GS1 digital hyperlink is okay. Right here is her tweet:
🚨 Google made an replace on the Product structured knowledge documentation- For GTIN, Google solely helps the numerical type of the GTIN and never the GS1 digital hyperlink as laid out in.
— Naomi Gallula (@naomig84)
So preserve this in thoughts when implementing GTINs, which isin Google.
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