Fix Google Breadcrumbs – Invalid URL in field “id” – A Completed Guide

By | October 1, 2020

When you are using google search console, you may find Breadcrumbs – Invalid URL in field “id” error.

Fix Google Breadcrumbs - Invalid URL in field "id"

In this tutorial, we will introduce you how to fix.

How to fix Breadcrumbs – Invalid URL in field “id”?

1. There are two useful rich text test tools you can use.

They are:

https://search.google.com/test/rich-results

and

https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool

You can select one of them to use.

2. As to tool: https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool

You can use this tool to test your one web page or breadcrumbs code.

As to us, we tested breadcrumbs code in our page.

Test Breadcrumbs Code Snippet

Then Run Test.

3. After having run the test, you will get a test result.

As to us, the result is:

Find the error of Breadcrumbs

From the result we can find:

@id should be a valid url, however, it is a string, not a url.

After having found the error reason, we can fix this error.

As to breadcrumbs  code:

<li itemprop="itemListElement" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/ListItem" class="trail-item trail-end">
			  <span itemprop="item"><span itemprop="name">Dropdown Menu</span></span><meta itemprop="position" content="2" /></li>

We removed this html tag.

<span itemprop="item"><span>

Then we tested our breadcrumbs  code again, no error is found.

Fix Google Breadcrumbs - Invalid URL in field id error

It means this error is fixed by us.

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