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Google Authorship not displaying

A few months back I set to the task of verifying my blog content for Google Authorship. I'm fairly confident I've ticked all the boxes and when I test my posts with the Google Structured Data tool it ...
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Does using an author's real name (vs just a company name) typically improve the ranking of blogs/articles?

Is there a general rule of thumb for authorship of company blog posts or articles? Specifically, is there any possibility of hurting the search ranking of a website (or its blog posts) by not ...
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Can I use Google+ authorship tags on pages containing content I didn't create?

I was using a rel="publisher" tag on my site, but more and more I'm thinking that I could use rel="author" as well. Imagine that I am making a collection of things: photos, web sites, YouTube videos, ...
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Did anyone experience negative SERP movement after implementing rel=author?

I am not intrested in why I don't see the picture in SERPs. So I know this is borderline off-limits but I turned every stone in the web (including DDgo) trying to find anybody experiencing a worse ...
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Could the rel=“author” just be a username?

I want to use rel="author", however the type of blog I run is about a game, and doesn't relate to my real identity. I'm more known for my screen name, so would this still be okay to use for the ...
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How to implement rel=author on a page with multiple authors?

I have a forum, and I would like to add rel=author to my pages. However, each page has multiple authors, and I'm not sure how I should implement rel=author if I have multiple authors. Does anyone have ...
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How can I create my authorship markup on a page that I’m going to syndicate on other sites?

In an interview Google Web Spam Team Head Matt Cutts stated that “Syndication can be a valid way to either increase your reputation or to drive traffic and potentially to get more links. The main ...
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how to create link back from contributor section of google plus for dynamic pages

I wanted to add author information for my programming articles. I have added Google plus profile link to my site and followed further instructions by Google. In that Google had mentioned that from ...
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Google Webmaster Authorship Email Verification Issue

In the email verification section, I see a message as the image below: I am not sure, why it is detecting my name as 'ali rana' instead of "Md Ali Ahsan Rana". Can you please suggest how to get rid ...
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Using a company for Google authorship?

Can you use a company's page as the author for google authorship or does it have to be an actual persons google + account for it to work ? I.e. could i have it showing in search results as "-by acme ...
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Why Author Information isn't showing for all pages in google search result?

As you can see on the image, the author information is being shown only for one page, not others, why not all pages are showing the author information? Do I need to do anything additionally to get ...
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Google authorship on non blog pages?

Adhering to Google authorship on your blog posts gets a little picture next to your title in the serp, but is it right to also use the authorship tag on normal 'static pages' ie home page, about us, ...
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Stating where images were obtained from, recommended/required?

I was wondering if it's required or recommended to display the owner/source of any images used on my website? If I were to use a general image from another website (not necessarily having a specific ...
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Turn off auto saves in frontpage 2003 [closed]

When using FrontPage 2003, it insists on updating index.php without asking. I cannot see a way to disable this behavior. Does anyone know if there is a way to stop FrontPage from modifying files ...
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Indicating web design authorship in a design as a freelancer in a professional way [closed]

I thought this was probably already posted, but didn't know how to phrase it in order to search it. I was hoping the automatic duplicate search would turn up something, but nothing came up on the ...
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Troubleshooting Google Author

I have successfully implemented the neat Google Author feature on my Computer Performance website. However, I am struggling to set it up on my fashion-era.com website. The only difference is that ...
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rel=author, rel=me and Google Profile

Based on the post as Google Webmasters, a google profile seems to be needed for rel=author to work But this post on our forum does not indicate that. How do I implement authorship and rel=me ...
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Why would Google Rich Snippets work for one site author but not another?

I'm using the Rich Snippets with two of my websites: http://www.meow.fr and another one. They both have the same two authors: Jordy and Jing. What is amazing is that the Google+ profile picture is ...
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Page authorship using rel=me link for non-article, non-textual sites?

Google's recent addition of authorship with the combination of google plus and the rel=me link and verification of the google plus profile makes for some very compelling links for a site in the google ...
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Author rel tag works on one author but not another

Here's one page I've managed to get authors set up on properly, no errors: ...