How to: Verify Google Authorship Manually in WordPress

We also published a post about the same topic on how to verify Google Authorship using AuthorSure Plugin? But here in this article we’ll show you how to verify Google Authorship manually, I mean without using a WordPress plugin.

In order to verify GA, you must have a Google+ account with a clean profile photo of you. Make sure that you have a byline on each of your blog post like (by Muhammad haroon).

Google Authorship in WordPress

Verify Google Authorship Manually

1. Login to Google+ > View Profile > Edit Profile

2. Add your blog link in your Google+ profile. Follow these steps to do it:

  • Edit the Contributor To section in your Google+ profile
  • Click Add custom link, from the dialog that appears, and then enter the website URL there
  • Click the drop-down list to specify who can see the link
  • Click Save

Contributors to section in Google plus

3. Login to your WordPress blog, go to Users > Your Profile

Contact Information in WordPress Users - Your Profile

4. Lastly, to assure that is your authorship is now verified or not. Use Google Rich Snippets Testing Tool.
Rich Snippets Testing Tools Preview for softstribe

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