Google Plus Author Information in Search Results

Google+ Author
Type WordPress Plugin
Current Version 2.4.10
Requires WordPress 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to 4.0
Last update 28.07.2014

Version history

  • 2.4.10 (July 28, 2014)
    • Spanish Language Update (es_ES - thanks to Andrew @ WebHostingHub)
  • 2.4.9 (June 27, 2014)
    • Language updates: Google no longer shows profile pictures in search results
  • 2.4.8 (Dec. 30, 2013)
    • Fixed an issue where the \"ERROR: options page not found.\" messages pops up after trying to update the settings.
  • 2.4.7 (Dec. 16, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Framework again. Fixes a bug where the plugin checks for updates too often on certain WP installations
  • 2.4.6 (Nov. 26, 2013)
    • Making the plugin compatible with WordPress 3.8 (tested with 3.8 beta 1)
    • Removed the author_link_in_content() fatal error when using the widget
  • 2.4.5 (Nov. 21, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Plugin Framework (especially the update functionality which - in some cases - checks for updates too often)
  • 2.4.4 (Nov. 21, 2013)
    • Updated WP-Buddy Plugin Framework
  • 2.4.3 (Aug. 29, 2013)
    • Fixed an issue where the plugin was not able to upgrade itself when an update is available
  • 2.4.2 (Aug. 29, 2013)
    • Performance Update
    • Fix: The frontpage-, category- and tag authors where never displayed in the meta-header of the page when the author link setting was set to \"replace the author link in the theme\" or \"author link to the header\"
    • Fix: Now showing the ajax-loader image accordingly on the settings page
    • Some other smaller bugfixes on the settings page
  • 2.4.1 (Aug. 19, 2013)
    • Solved an issue where the page load takes a real long time because the plugin permanently checks for updates
  • 2.4 (Aug. 01, 2013)
    • New: Set the author(s) of the front and/or home page
    • New: Set the author(s) of category pages
    • New: Set the author(s) of tag pages
    • New: Set the author of author archive pages
    • Make the plugin compatible with WordPress 3.6
    • Updated WP-Buddy-Framework
    • Updated the languages files. Language files can now be found on Github, too! Feel free to translate it to your own language!
    • Revised the testing-process
  • 2.3.1 (May 08. 2013)
    • New: POT-File in the languages-folder (so that you can translate the plugin on your own if you need an other languages than English or German)
    • Solved the problem that the \"Test latest page\" and the \"Test latest post\" button did not work
    • Solved the problem that an \"Empty Delimiter\" warning message appears when checking if the link has been set up correctly
    • Some languages translations
    • Some other bugfixes
  • 2.3 (Apr. 02 2013)
    • New: Possibility to add the author-link to the header (not visible to the visitors - but for Google)
    • New: Possibility to add Google+ Publishership to the header (not visible to the visitors - but for Google)
    • Changed some translations
    • Update to the latest WP-Buddy Plugin Framework (compatibility with other WP-Buddy products)
  • 2.2.3 (Mar. 25 2013)
    • Improved compatibility with other WP-Buddy products
  • 2.2.1 (Mar. 22 2013)
    • Better compatibility with other WP-Buddy Products
    • Correct German translation
    • Some bugfixes
  • 2.0 (Feb. 13 2013)
    • New: Completely rewritten
    • New: Added the functionality to link your Google+ Page with your website (\"Google Publishership\")
    • Some other bugfixes
  • 1.1 (Okt. 1 2012)
    • New: Replaced the WP_Http instances with the associated WordPress functions (ex. wp_remote_get()). Now it is possible to get even more detailed messages when the built-in testing tool produces an error.
    • The error that the plugin constantly checks for an update has been fixed
    • The links on the buttons \"Test latest page\" and \"Testing latest posts\" have been mixed. This has been fixed.
    • We have added some new questions to the FAQ section in the documentation.
  • 1.0 (Sept. 28 2012)
    • Initial Version