rel=”author” FAQs


Using authorship helps searchers discover great information by highlighting content from authors who they might find interesting. If you’re an author, signing up for authorship will help users recognize content that you’ve written. Additionally, searchers can click the byline to see more articles you’ve authored or to follow you on Google+. It’s that simple! Well, except for several advanced questions that we’d like to help answer...

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I personally use this for one of my sites and really helps me out - not only with the ranking, but also with the branding. :)

Hope to share your opinions here and discuss in details the topic.