If you answered “I don’t know,” chances are you haven’t heard of a very powerful piece of HTML markup code known asÂ rel=”author”.
When implemented correctlyÂ on websites or blogs with authored content, this small addition to your articles can have aÂ dramatic impact on how your content appears in Google’s search results.
This article will explain exactly whatÂ rel=”author”Â is,Â why you need to pay attention to it and most importantly,Â how to set it up on your website or blog.
What is rel=”author”?
Most of us are familiar with the HTMLÂ anchor tagÂ as a way to link out to content as seen in this image: