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    Is author field is good for seo?


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    I moved to custom script from wordpress. I don't use auther field while making post. Should we use? I mean is there any benifit?
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    Depends on your type of content. If you provide news and you want to appear in Google news then you MUST have an author tag, if this is not your objective then you can get rid of it if it really disturbs you.
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    Thanks for reply Pierre
    I do have a deal website where we post shopping deals from e commerce site like amazon, ebay etc. Is it beneficial for us if we include author?


    One more question, i have seen in google result, many search result display with star (3star, 4star, 5star). Is it also good to add star option? if yes then how to let search engine read star?
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    One more question, i have seen in google result, many search result display with star (3star, 4star, 5star). Is it also good to add star option? if yes then how to let search engine read star?
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    You do it with something called schema, and is applied a few ways starRating - schema.org
    Word of warning, dont do a global rating i.e. in the footer, Google tend to jump on that and issue a penalty. On a product by product basis your fine. Google do not promise to show the rating all the time, it depends on the search of the user and if they trust the rating is genuine.

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