A structured address block

The address block should be used every time you need to display an address on a page. The address block is a structured format for storing and displaying address data. It helps search engines find the right kinds of content. Address blocks can also be plotted on maps or used for directions finders.

The Castle
SO23 8UJ

WCMS use

From the content editor

Navigate to Common content > Text > Addresses

Right click and choose Insert > Address

Give the new item a good name - ideally the name of the venue or location you are making an address for. 

The Address content item has the following core fields:

  • Venue name
  • Street address
  • Locality (suburb and village, town or city)
  • Postcode
  • Latitude and Longitude

Complete the fields as needed, and be sure to add a Latitude and Longitude

From the experience editor

In a valid placeholder, bring up the Add Here option and select Address.

You will be prompted to either browse for, or create a new address item.

Once you have chosen, the address item will be displayed in the placeholder, with labels to allow in-line editing of the fields. use

<address itemtype="" itemscope class="show-on-map">
    <p itemprop="address">
        <meta itemprop="name" content="Hampshire County council" />
        <span itemprop="streetAddress">
            The Castle
        <br />
        <span itemprop="addressLocality">
        <br />
        <span itemprop="postalCode">
            SO23 8UJ
            <span itemprop="postOfficeBoxNumber">
        <br />
        <meta itemprop="latitude" content="51.063767" />
        <meta itemprop="longitude" content="-1.319357" />
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