Implement Google Authorship for WordPress: AuthorSure

July 2nd in WP Stuff by .

If you have been paying attention to the search engine results pages on Google in the past few months, you may have noticed that some authors’ faces are showing up there. Google has big plans for AuthorRank. That means you need to jump on this before it is too late. Besides, your listing is more likely to get clicks when your face shows up under your listing on Google.

The process of implementing Google Authorship for websites is not always straightforward. AuthorSure is a superb WordPress plugin that implements this for your website. It takes care of the tricky parts for you but allows you to customize author bio, title, and other settings. The script takes care of linking your website to your Google+ account too.

AuthorSure makes it easier to get your website verified for Google Authorship. It uses rel=author, rel=me, and rel=publisher to connect your web property to your Google+ pages and profile. The plugin works for websites with single or multiple authors. It supports short and extended bio sections. It handles linking to your Google profiles and pages from your author pages and home page.

This plugin is not that hard to get to work. But the folks behind AuthorSure have created guides for the most popular WordPress themes to save you even more time. You can access those here. Thanks to this plugin, you will have an easier time getting your site verified for Google Authorship.

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