Hey, wait, Google's documentation for ensuring you get images and descriptions in your G+ shares does not itself use the description or image properties.

There are just three bits of structured data on the page:

o itemtype="Article"
o itemprop="articleBody"
o itemprop="datePublished"

I can see not having "image" (the image in the shared snippet roughly defaults to the first significant image in the page, absent a specific "image" property), but certainly "description" should be there.

And a "name" property for the title that would provide a more descriptive result than the generic Google+ Platform -- Google Developers (although the <title> tag itself is partially to blame here).

Documentation should exhibit best practices for that which it is documenting (sez this former tech writer, anyway).

+Ade Oshineye?
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