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How To Show Author Profile Image In Google Search

Google allows authors to connect their articles to corresponding Google+ profiles. When such articles are shown in Google search results, the author’s profile image is shown along with it.

Researches suggest that search results with profile images have better Click Through Rates(CTR) than normal ones. Let us see how we can implement this feature in our website.

Step 1: Take the page which you wish to attach your profile image. Add a link to your Google+ page. The link looks like https://plus.google.com/+selvabalaji. Here is general syntax.

<a href=”[profile_url]?rel=author”>Link Text</a>

You have to append ?rel=author to the link. In this page, you can find live demo in the author box below. There I have placed a link like this.

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