1. All of our hubs utilize the rel="author" standard to relate back to our profile pages.
2. We can link back from our Google profile pages to our xxx.hubpages.com domain.
3. We cannot add the necessary rel="me" attribute to the href pointing to our Google profiles in our "edit profile" controls.
How can this be implemented?
by Kate Swanson 7 years ago
As many of you know, Google recently introduced a feature to identify authors around the web. To be recognized as an author, you need to create a Google profile and add links to your profiles on the websites and blogs where you write (which includes your HubPages sub-domain).However there is...
by Kate Swanson 7 years ago
I have to issue a grovelling apology here, I stuffed up mightily. I posted an explanation of how to claim authorship with Google, and made one small but extremely important mistake. For those who followed the original advice, my sincere apologies. You need to edit your profile and...
by Tony Lawrence 7 years ago
Where are we on this?I see Google has added a new way to verify authors: http://www.google.com/support/webmaster … er=1408986That would seem to make things easier, though we would have to go back and edit hubs unless HP would provide a way to do this automatically if we wanted to (and...
by Glenn Stok 7 years ago
It's great that HubPages automatically includes rel=author on all our hubs pointing to out profile. But Google gives me an error message stating that my HP profile page has rel=author pointing to itself. This is not correct and needs to be removed in the profile. Profiles should not have...
by Ellen 7 years ago
The main problem with Google authorship and Hubpages is that even if we do it right, there's no guarantees Google will deign to list our author info. It only does that for select authors.However, I've gotten the magic blessing from Google now...sort of...and can report on how authorship is and...
by Abbyfitz 6 years ago
Hello,I have tried several times to put the google plus into my settings so it sets authorship. I've followed the instructions that several hubbers have written in hubs, and I've still been unsuccessful. Can someone post a Google Plus Authorship for dummies please? lol
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