Google Authorship – Show your picture in Google search result

Google show author information and picture in search result to help users discover great content. if you want to show your authorship in google search when someone search your post or content in search result, then you have to google plus account. lets i tell you step by step how you get your picture as a authorship in google search.

Step 1 : Link your Google+ profile & verify email

Firstly You will need a Google+ Profile with a good, recognizable headshot as your profile photo. Then make sure you are using same email in both google+ profile and your website, your name also match in both like whenever you post a blog post it show “post by name”. Make sure in your website you will post blog post with same email id.

Step 2 : Link your Google+ profile to your content

After make Google profile with same email id of website and verify then you have to add your website url into your google+ profile. On the right side of the “About” page of your Google+ profile, there is a place to add “Contributor to” links. Link to your content from here.

Step 3 : Link your website content with Google+ profile

Final step is link your blog post content with your google+ profile with author box, From the byline or author box at the bottom of your post, link to your Google+ profile, adding “rel=author” in the link.

  • If you have a bio page on your site, link to the bio with “rel=me” in the link.
  • If you don’t have a bio page on your site (or if you’re having trouble getting authorship to work), link directly to your Google+ profile with “rel=author” in the link.

In wordpress you can install plugin related to author or bio page it will help you to add your picture and information and connect with google+ profile. you can use Author Box Reloaded.

Troubleshooting

Not working? Try these steps.

  1. Make sure you are using your Face picture for both Website and Google+ Profile.
  2. You can verify your email with content using Authorship tool.
  3. You can check to make sure your content connect with your google+ or not with Richsnippets tool.

for more info related to this topic you can also check – How to add Google Plus Authorship to WordPress easily?
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