Last updated October 2, 2019 by Patrick Coombe

This works well for regular books as well as eBooks

google validated jsonld


A search engine crawler will read the code. After a period of time, the search engine results page for users performing a “branded search” will yield the below┬áinformation (see photo). It is important that this information generally presents only for users who are performing the search within your geographical area.

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After months of waiting, Google decided to give me a nice formatted “Book” knowledge panel at the top of the SERPs. SEO at its finest.

Note, the only markup that I used was the book JSON-LD shown above.