Google Authorship No Longer Working

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by newla, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. newla

    newla Newbie

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    For months I had google authorship on my site, working fine. 2 weeks ago, I hired someone to implement a mobile version of the site, and suddenly my authorship was gone. It has not been working for about 10 days now. Any ideas on why this happened and how I can fix it?
     
  2. DanDanger

    DanDanger Junior Member

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    Authorship works by having a sign-off line at the bottom of a page along the lines of "Written by <name>" or "By <name>". It has to be placed at the end of the text, ideally as close as possible and not somewhere on the main site footer etc.

    Make sure the <name> matches with your google account name.

    It would be my guess the mobile version of the site doesnt have the "sign off" and/or the development removed it from your existing site.
     
  3. newla

    newla Newbie

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    Thanks for the help. We initially had the sign-off at the footer of the site, and it seemed to work fine. What is the best way to implement the sign-off?