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basic-google-authorship

Description

This plugin replaces author links of your posts with your Google+ Profile Link.
This allow your Google+ Profile picture to be displayed in Google search results.
It Works for single author and multi-author WordPress sites.

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
e.g.

  1. Extract and upload the `basic-google-authorship` directory into `/wp-content/plugins`
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Each writer should update the “Contributor to” field in their Google+ profile to link to the website
  4. Update each author’s profile to include a link to their Google+ profile.
  5. In your WordPress theme replace “get_the_author()” by “do_shortcode(“[basic_google_authorship_name]”)” and “get_author_posts_url( get_the_author_meta( ‘ID’ ) )” by “do_shortcode(“[basic_google_authorship_link]”)”
  6. Confirm that your authorship is working properly by verifying with Google’s Rich Snippets tool.

Contributors & Developers

“basic-google-authorship” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.0

  • Initial commit