Google Structured Data Testing Tool Also Drops Authorship Image

Jul 2, 2014 • 8:30 am | comments (3) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Google Search Engine Optimization

google authorityLast week, we reported that Google dropped the authorship image from the search results for good. But we also documented how the Google Structured Data Testing Tool still showed the old format, with the author image.

That has now been addressed and the authorship layout in the search results now match what you see in the Structured Data Testing Tool.

The snippet now:

Google Authorship without Image

The new structure data testing tool preview:

Google Structured Data Testing Tool Also Drops Authorship Image

Here is what it looked like last week:

google-structured-data-tool-author image

Forum discussion continued at Google+ and WebmasterWorld.

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07/02/2014 01:03 pm

Images are still displayed for google+ accounts, this move it to grow up G+ trafic.

Sudheer Yadav

07/02/2014 01:06 pm

There is no doubt that Google is the leader keep it up and Help for my website seo work


07/03/2014 02:31 pm

Well there is still a mention to image in Google Webmaster Tools : search appearance overview

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