[wp-hackers] Google's insight on Codex Articles

Andrew Nacin wp at andrewnacin.com
Mon Jan 27 17:36:11 UTC 2014

Yeah, we tracked this down a few months ago for another article. It's the
"by Konstantin Kovshenin" in the "External Resources" section that Google
picks up on.

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 12:32 PM, Haluk Karamete <halukkaramete at gmail.com>wrote:

> This is not a WP question but I just got curious this morning.
> I was doing a google search on "get_template_part".
> First hit ( as the screenshot I attached illustrates ) was showing
> Konstantin's codex post and his pic.
> Knowing him and how much he loves and knows about get_template_part, I was
> not surprised much that I saw him up there.
> But what puzzled me was the fact that it was a codex article, but yet his
> picture was lined up with that. If it was an article from his web site,
> that would not be surprising.
> I've examined the codex page, (which is located at
> http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_template_part ) and I
> could not see his name as the author of this page;
> The only section on that page that had to do with his name was the section
> titled "External Resources" and that was about it.
> Then I dived into the source HTML to see, maybe there is an meta tag or
> something of that sort for Google bot to pick that insight. But, that
> wasn't the case neither.
> And this is happening to many other codex articles.
> I'm perplexed at the Google's insight in being able to author's pic pic on
> those codex articles - even though the HTML source has nothing to say on
> that.
> Anyone has an idea?
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