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WP Google Authorship


Integrate Google Plus Profile with WordPress.

Including Google authorship for multiple authors and for wordpress multisite

Note: the Head shot Image display on Google seach has been deprecated

Google Plus Author

  • Very Easy to implement.
  • Just 4 step Process.

Google Authorship

Documentation of Google Authorship By Mervin Praison

Credits to : SEO Manager UK

Version history

Version 1.0

  • Initial release version.


  • Google Plus Profile Picture in Google Search Result
  • Profile Page Setup
  • Rich Snippet Testing Tool


Step 1

  1. Download the zip file
  2. Extract the contents
  3. Upload the folder google-plus-author to your WP plugin folder /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Go to Plugins > Plugins, and activate the plugin

Step 2

  • Go to Wodpress Admin Panel > Users > Your Profile, and Fill up Your Google Profile URL and Your Name

Step 3

  • Use this shortcode ‘[googleplusauthor]’ on your page content.

Note: If you have Author Page, add this Shortcode their also.



Step 4

  • Get a link back from your Google Plus Profile
  1. Sign in your Google profile.
  2. Click Edit profile.
  3. Click the Contributor To section on the right, and then click Add custom link. Get a link from their. ( For the first time, add a link from description area, other profiles, contributor to, and from recommended link.
  4. Click Save.


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Version 1.0

  • First release.= 1.0 =

  • Google Plus Author Profile Integration, Shortcode Created.

  • Google Authorship for Multiple Authors
  • Google Authorship for wordpress multisite.