Opening Hours Specification & Special Days

The Opening Hours Specification is a structured value providing information about the opening hours of a place or a certain service inside a place. That’s how it’s described in schema.org

Schema Premium has support for schema.org OpeningHoursSpecification, which mostly will be used in schema:LocalBusiness type.

Opening Hours Specification & Special Days

If you create a new schema.org LocalBusiness type and enabled it on some content on your site, Schema Premium will automatically enable a new post meta box that allows you to specify opening hours and special days.

This post meta box will show in the edit screen:

Opening Hours Specification and Special Days post meta box

Opening Hours

You can add two sets of open and close hours for same day with different times to indicate that the business hours include a break.

Special Days

Use both the validFrom and validThrough properties to define seasonal hours. (example: shows a business closed for winter holidays)

Opening Hours Examples

Here is a couple of examples of how to define opening hours:

Opening Hours Example #1

In the example above, our local business opens everyday at 8am and closes at 6pm, and it closes on Sundays.

Opening Hours Example #2

Opening Hours Post Meta Box

In this example, our local business opens as the following:

  • Monday: opens at 8am and closes at 6pm.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday opens at 8am and closes at 11am for a break, then opens again at 12pm and closes at 6am.
  • Sunday: business is closed.
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