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Is adding authorship to content provided by an API damaging for SEO?

I've launched a website that has tide data and maritime weather for a number of UK seaside locations. Each location on my site has a 7 day forecast of tide and weather for that given location. This ...
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Establishing Authorship [duplicate]

I went through all the steps of setting up authorship on my website, but it doesn't seem to be working. My photo appears in some search results, but not for my website. I attached a screen shot of ...
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Why has Google removed authorship images from its SERPs?

Recently I noted that authorship images from SERPs were removed by Google. You might think that it only happened to you, but type rel="author" in Google's search box and you will find that no one's ...
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Is it possible to transfer Google Authorship?

Is it possible to transfer Google Authorship from one account to another? Scenario: I have user A who is a legitimate Google Author in my WordPress site. When I search the 'keyword' in Google, his ...
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Google Authorship: can I display:none for link to profile?

I'd like to have my 'mugshot' in Google's SERPs but I couldn't care less about Google+. I don't really want to link my website to Google+ either. Can I use CSS display:none; on the link leading to my ...
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Adding my face to my web-site in Google's search result

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 ...
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G+ author image for blog posts not showing in search results, but does in rich snippet tool

I have registered my Google authorship e-mail, and my blog posts are on the same domain. Why is my G+ profile image not appearing in SERPs? I have e-mail registered and verified for Google authorship. ...
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Duplicate Content: Who wrote it first?

I understand this question has been asked before in here (HERE) However, as some of you may know, technology advances quickly and it is very unstable, specially SEO. Today's practices can be ...
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Google is not showing the publisher. Added rel=publisher two months back

I have added rel=publisher as: <link href="https://plus.google.com/....." rel="publisher" /> Google plus page is working fine and showing it as validated. But after two months of time Google ...
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Similar article by the same Google Author

I have two websites which are focusing on two different things (both are timbers, but different type of timber). Let's say if I post in both sites an article (the article is about bush fire) which ...
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Byline for Google Authorship in a foreign language

I setup Google Authorship for my blog today. When testing it on the structured data testing tool, Everything is great, except the "Automatically detected author name on webpage", which was expected, ...
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What causes a profile picture to disappear from author information in Google SERPs?

Does anyone know what causes the exclusion of a profile picture in the authorship information in the Google SERPs? For some reason, my profile picture has disappeared from the author information in ...
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Google Authorship image only visible to author

I have a website where all the links have an authorship tag added. It used to show up in the Google results properly, but for the past couple of days, it is not appearing for other users. My photo ...
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Google Authorship - mugshot not showing [duplicate]

I've set up Google+ authorship for my photography blog, and used the Google Structured Data Testing Tool to verify the following: Authorship is working Authorship email verification is working ...
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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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Why has my authorship image been removed from Google SERPs [duplicate]

I recently added the relevant tags to my site and validated my email for Google Authorship. After around a week my image started showing up with results. Today the image is no longer present and I ...
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Does authorship markup interfere with Google rich snippets?

We are currently supporting a website where we have successfully added rich snippets on the product pages and they show up properly on Google search results. What happens when Authorship has been ...
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Google Authorship image of my Blogspot blog has disappeared from the Google SERPs

I have a Blogspot blog and my images used to appear on the Google SERPs for my keywords using Google Authorship Markup. My image was shown for last 2 months but while checking SERP for my blog, I ...
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Authorship-verified website not included in “Author Stats” of Google Webmaster Tools?

In Google Webmaster Tools, is it normal for a website for which the Structured Data Testing Tool shows that "Authorship is working for this webpage" -- to not be listed in the "Author Stats" section ...
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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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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 ...