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I'm trying to accomplish the rich snippet to the template of my future web-site. The data format is review and I used the microdata formatting to add all necessary information to the web-page. The Structured Data Testing Tool delivered rating, author information and review date:

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However there is no my face image and the sections related to authorship are empty:

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I made all that recommended to link my Google+ profile to the web-site:

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I did something wrong? Or I will not be able to see my face in the test tools ever and it will be in the real SERP?

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If it says the page does not contain authorship markup in the rich snippet testing tool then yes, you've done something wrong. Enter your Google+ profile URL in the box provided and see where the problem lies.

You need to link to your Google+ profile using syntax <a href="https://plus.google.com/NNNNNNNNNNNNNN?rel=author">Google Plus</a>

You won't be able to have review schema and authorship schema showing in your search result listings either - it will be one or the other. We've tried this before but I think Google only allow a limited amount of schema just so websites can't go overboard with their pages.

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Thank you for the help. Couple comments: If I use my G+ account link and press 'Verify authorship' I just throw over to the beginning of the same page - no any additional message shown. You could try your self: plus.google.com/107295573220344975998 and digitalcameraport.com/item.php. The second part of your answer I just didn't understand. Could you chew it over? –  Roman Matveev May 27 at 11:33
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There isn't any authorship markup on /item.php - that's why the testing tool says it isn't there. You need to link to your Google+ profile using rel="author" for example. The second part just basically meant that you won't be able to have your Google+ picture and the star ratings visible in search results at the same time. –  zigojacko May 27 at 12:24
    
Hmmm... I didn't find such information in the docs. However that worked! Thanks! –  Roman Matveev May 27 at 14:58

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