Schema Breadcrumbs Markup | WPSSO Add-on


Most comprehensive Schema BreadcrumbsList markup of any plugin!

Add Schema BreadcrumbList markup in JSON-LD format to posts, pages, custom post types, categories, tags, custom taxonomies, search results, and date archive pages.

Select between using ancestors (aka parents) or categories for the breadcrumbs markup of posts, pages, and custom post types.

Uses Google’s preferred Schema JSON-LD format for your breadcrumbs markup.

No templates to modify or update!

Simply activate / deactivate the plugin to enable / disable the addition of Schema BreadcrumbList markup.

WPSSO Core Plugin Required

WPSSO Schema Breadcrumbs Markup (aka WPSSO BC) is an add-on for the WPSSO Core plugin.


  • WPSSO BC settings page includes options to select the kind of breadcrumbs for each post type (media, post, page, and custom post types).


5 genièr 2020
Not user friendly. Not layman friendly. Free version includes practically nothing. You need to take a course to figure this out. Too big of an education curve required.
Read all 13 reviews

Contributors & Developers

“Schema Breadcrumbs Markup | WPSSO Add-on” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


“Schema Breadcrumbs Markup | WPSSO Add-on” has been translated into 2 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

Translate “Schema Breadcrumbs Markup | WPSSO Add-on” into your language.

Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.


Version Numbering

Version components: {major}.{minor}.{bugfix}[-{stage}.{level}]

  • {major} = Major structural code changes / re-writes or incompatible API changes.
  • {minor} = New functionality was added or improved in a backwards-compatible manner.
  • {bugfix} = Backwards-compatible bug fixes or small improvements.
  • {stage}.{level} = Pre-production release: dev < a (alpha) < b (beta) < rc (release candidate).

Standard Version Repositories

Changelog / Release Notes

Version 3.0.1 (2020/09/15)

  • New Features
    • None.
  • Improvements
    • Updated the French plugin translations.
  • Bugfixes
    • None.
  • Developer Notes
    • Moved extracted translation strings from lib/gettext-*.php files to a new gettext/ folder.
  • Requires At Least
    • PHP v5.6.
    • WordPress v4.2.
    • WPSSO Core v8.5.0.

Version 3.0.0 (2020/09/05)

  • New Features
    • None.
  • Improvements
    • Added Schema cleanup for Rank Math to remove its Schema BreadcrumbList markup.
    • Renamed the « Home Page Name » option to « Site Home Page Name » (default value is « Home »).
    • Added a new « WordPress Home Page Name » option (default value is « Blog »).
    • Added a new « Breadcrumbs by Taxonomy » option.
  • Bugfixes
    • None.
  • Developer Notes
    • Added a new lib/filters-messages.php library file.
    • Added support for terms, users, search results, and date archive pages in WpssoBcFilters->filter_json_data_https_schema_org_breadcrumblist().
    • Updated the WpssoBcBreadcrumb::add_itemlist_data() method to add the WordPress Address URL (ie. the « WordPress Home Page ») to the breadcrumbs list when different to the Site Address URL (ie. the « Site Home Page »).
    • Added a lib/compat.php library file for 3rd party plugin and theme compatibility actions and filters.
  • Requires At Least
    • PHP v5.6.
    • WordPress v4.2.
    • WPSSO Core v8.4.1.