Sunday, March 31, 2013

How to Display Author image in Google Search Results

at 5:50 AM

Display your Profile image in Google Search Results

Verify Google Authorship To show Your Profile image On Google Search Results

Now a days all the bloggers have an interest to make their profile image in Google search results. because it will increase the traffic to their blogs and websites, and build the readers or visitors to search out the blog simply.

Google Web Search result snippet showing authorship information

It is very easy method to make your image appear on Google search results. Follow the steps below:

1. Create Google plus profile (if you haven’t already) Click Here for create Google Plus Page

2. First add your Google plus Profile link anyplace on your blog sidebar using the following code:

<a href="Google Plus profile Link" rel="author" target="_blank"> Join me on Google+</a>
Replace Google Plus profile Link with your profile link  and Change join me on Google+ with your link or images
This is how it looks on the blog:

google plus link in sidebar

3. Create "About me" or "author page" on your site (if you haven’t already).here is my About page that i used, and link the about page to your Google Profile page using the rel=”me” tag. and upload a image into about page.
<a href="" rel="me">My Google+ Profile</a>

Note: you need to place your Google Id in place of ”YOURID” . to get your id click profile on left menu on your google+ page. now look at the url.

profile id

You’ll also want to place a link back to your bio page in your blog, with a rel tag that says “author”.
<a href="" rel="author">About Me</a>
Note: you need to place your about page in place of ””.

This is how it looks on the blog:

about link in footer

4. Now go to your G+ profile and click the About page scroll down here you will see Links click Edit and
Cross-Links via Google Plus Profile

Add your blog homepage url and additionally the url of your about us page. you can also add your Facebook and twitter links if you want.

5. Now go to Google Rich Snippet Testing Tool. and submit your homepage link in the search box and hit preview as shown below,
Google rich snippets tool results

You will notice Verified: Authorship markup is verified for this page and that shows you have successfully implemented this feature for your blog.

Note:: It wil take some 48 hours for this options to work, so please wait.

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  1. Its cool Dear Thanks For Share :)

  2. Thanks alot for the share, I was even searching to have that author thing from last many days for my wordpress blog:


  3. I mus say Mr. Azeem, you are simply Genius ! You virtually know everything about the Blogger domain and you got on the dot writing style. I have navigated number of articles on your site and you got a new fan in me. Keep the good work going, wishing you luck !

  4. hi i done ever thing as you told google rich sipping tool showing my author profile but not showing in goole serach way
    my blog is
    pleas check it on rich snipping to find what is wrong also visit my site to check my about me page tanks

  5. Its very interesting thanks i have done this on my blog

  6. It is showing my old photo in snippnet?

    1. Hey Navneet don't worry, It takes some time if you follow all steps.

  7. but this is not working

    1. Dear this is working trick but you have missing something ..


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