What’s all this about Google+ Authorship?

google-plusPerhaps you’ve heard that authorship is a big deal and Google Plus authorship is even more important?  Like many things for WordPress clients, “There’s a plugin for that!”

But, you do need to setup up a Google+ profile and plugin WP-Buddy author (wp-buddy) has given you step-by-step instructions for setting up your profile. Here’s recap:

  • Create a Google+ Profile (http://plus.google.com)
  • Follow this link to open your Google+ profile: http://plus.google.com/me
  • Copy your Profile-URL from the address bar to clipboard
  • Go to your WordPress Admin Panel and click Users » Your Profile. Paste the above mentioned URL to the field where it says “Google Plus Author Link.”
  • Click Update Profile.

Need help? Let me know and I’ll help you add that plugin. And, while we’re in there, let’s make sure WordPress and all other plugins are up to date.

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