How to add Google Plus Authorship to WordPress easily?

Google displays authorship in search results when you connect your online content with your Google Plus profile.
When authorship is successfully implemented, you’ll see your Google+ information appear integrated with the search snippets for your online publications.

Google Plus authorship includes:-

  • Google Plus profile Picture.
  • Include google Plus link with your profile.
  • Number of people that have you in their Google+ circles.

Step Include –

Step 1

The first function adds the Google Plus author field to the WordPress user panel.
The function checks if the array key “googleplus” is set. If this is not the case it will add the extra field.

Step 2

The Second function adds the Google PLus author rel to the posts / pages of your WordPress website.

Adding Google Plus author profiles into WordPress

In WordPress

Add the below code to your functions.php file (inside your theme).
Login to WordPress ? Users ? Edit User ? Google Plus, paste your full Google Plus URL.

Add to your Google Plus

Login to your Google Plus account ? About ? Contributor to, paste your article URL.

after all the steps complete you can check the result by – Google Structured Data Testing Tool ? http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets

for more info related to this you can check also Google Authorship – Show your picture in Google search result

if above code won’t work for you than you can read my another post related to – Get Google Verified Authorship for your WordPress Blog Site

“How to add Google Plus Authorship to WordPress easily?”