Author stats in Google Webmaster Tools are gone as Glenn Gabe found out first by trying to reach the page. He recognized that author stats leads to a 404 page right now. And I guess all of us know that this was no mistake. In his post on Google+ Glenn also asked John Mueller from Google about this situation. Let’s wait for any statement.
As you can see in the screenshot below Google completely removed the author stats page from Webmaster Tools ressources.
In my opinion this has to do with also removing author images from search results some months ago. Read more about it on seroundtable.com by Barry Schwartz.
Published by Daniel Herndler on August 6, 2014
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