Do you love receiving reviews on your pages? If yes, then do not take a chance to miss out on utilizing these new tools and reports from Google.

Hearing The News From The Company: Google is rolling out a new report in Search Console for sites utilizing review or ratings markup.

Please See: When a site marks up its ratings or reviews with the appropriate structured data markup, it give rise to a featured snippet like the one shown below:

Review snippets can be seen either directly in search results, or as part of a knowledge panel. As Google explains:

“A review snippet is a short excerpt of a review or a rating from a website, usually an average of the combined rating scores from many reviewers. This is one of the most used structured data types on the web, used by millions of web sites for many content types such as Book, Movie, Event, Product and more.”

Google’s New Reports: These new reports in the Search Console are designed to help site owners with implementation of review markup. The reports will keep an eye on the markup, check whether the markup is implemented correctly, and track the performance of the rich results in search.

There are a total of three new features in Search Console all dedicated to reporting on review snippets:

Review Snippet Enhancement Report: See errors, warnings, and valid pages for reviews or ratings markup implemented on your site.

Review Snippet Appearance In Performance Report: The Search Console Performance report now allows site owners to spot and see how pages with review or ratings markup is performing Google Search and Discover.

Review Snippet In Rich Results Test: After adding Review snippets structured data to your pages, you can test them via the Rich Results Test tool. Please Note: You can test a code snippet or submit a URL of a page.


Navneet Kaushal is the Editor-in-Chief of PageTraffic Buzz. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet is also the CEO of SEO Services company PageTraffic which is one of the leading search marketing company in Asia.