This tutorial is specific to WordPress, but if you use other blogging platforms, you may be able to adapt some of the instructions. This tutorial, is intended for single-author WordPress blogs. References will be given for multiple-author blogs and for Guest bloggers.

Several months ago, Google started including authors profile in Search Results by highlighting authors inSERPs. This means that you see the author┬┤s picture and information displaying next to a search result.

On February 27, 2012, I decided to add Google┬┤s Authorship for my WordPress Blog, so that my information will be displayed along with search results like this:

In this tutorial, I will show you the step by step process on how I did this for WordPress, and discuss my frustration with the process. I thought that this is a straight forward simple process, until I discovered how wrong I was. I would rather be writing code now, than doing this. But I hope that this tutorial helps others along the way.

(Source: bacsoftwareconsulting.com)