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Simple Google Authorship and Avatar


  1. Install from the repository. If you have to upload the zip file try using the “upload plugin” hidden somewhere in the add plugin admin page.

  2. Activate

  3. go to your profile click the \”get info\” link under the \”google profile\” section

  4. you will be asked to authenticate yourself to google for a \”Identify google user for WordPress\” app

  5. once authenticated you should be redirected back to your profile page and see your google profile image displayed at the \”google profile\” section

  6. don’t forget to edit the \”contributor to\” URLs in your google profile to include the site

  7. Ask all authors which are interested in getting authorship to do steps 3-6.

  8. If you like the result, donate 😉


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Contributors & Developers

“Simple Google Authorship and Avatar” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



1.0 – Initial release