Google has informed in its official blog that Rich results are now out of Beta Testing and will be used as a primary testing tool for Structured Data. It has also declared that the Structured Data testing tool is soon going to be deprecated.
Benefits of using Rich Results over Structured Data
- Rich Results test handles both Mobile and Desktop results effectively.
- Rich results tool is capable of handling Dynamic results more effectively.
- While you enter the URL to test you can select the Googlebot to use.
- Rich results tool has a provision of preview which was earlier not present in Structured Data Testing Tool