How to Add the Google +1 Button to your WordPress Site

Adding A Google +1 Button To Your WordPress Blog
Desiree Johnson

Now it’s time to decide where you want the button to appear on your site. The typical place for using this is at the top of individual Posts. You may already have the Facebook ‘like’ button installed so next to that could be a good start. Once you’ve decided, go back to the Dashboard and in the same window (Appearance > Editor) select the Single Post (single.php) from the right-hand menu. Locate the area you want the button to appear and paste the code from the Google +1 Button website into your single.php template file, then hit the UpdateFile button and that’s it!

How To Add The Google +1 Button To WordPress
Odelia Arndt

It hasn’t been too long since the release of the new Google +1 button and it seems that everyone has already added it to their website or WordPress blog. In fact, I added the button as soon as it became available to to test it out. After adding it to my site I figured I would show you how to create a short function that will automatically add the button to all of your posts. You may want to show other social buttons a long with the plus 1 button, if so, you can easily do so by adding them inside the same function.

How to Add the Google +1 Button to your Website
Tisa Yeager

The process is very simple, just visit official page for publishers which offers different sizes  with some customization if you want to do it. If still you want to know step by step guide you can visit: How to Add the Google +1 Button to your WordPress. Webmasters who want to quickly get button code to run on their site should use the configurator. Before using +1 Button  API Call you can read the policies on Google +1 Button Publisher Policies. One my  my friend from DIYthemes for WordPress Thesis themes explaiedn in detail about using  +1button API call on his blog How to Add Google +1 (plus one) Share Button to WordPress and Thesis which is a detail tutorial about this excellent +1 button.

HOW TO: Add the +1 Button to Your WordPress Site
Sandra Gilbert

By default, the button doesn’t have a URL parameter set. Instead, the JavaScript will crawl your page and make its best guess for the URL that you are liking. If you want to specifically ask users to +1 a certain URL, add [code]href=””[/code] to the button’s tag. For instance, if I wanted to add a +1 button that reported to Mashable, this is the code I would use:<g:plusone href=””></g:plusone>

How to Add Google +1 Button to Your Website
Eliana Ohara

On the surface, the +1 button is just another button for you to embed on your site. However, it is one important button that you want to have on your site, since it can potentially affect your search engine result. If you have a relatively unknown blog and you have plenty of people +1’d a particular post, that post could potentially score well in Google search and bring you tons and tons of traffic. Unless you don’t depend on Google for traffic (anyone who said No will be lying), you got to pay attention to this +1 button.

How to Add the Google +1 Button to Your Site
Regina Guzman

Google has made the process of adding the +1 button simple for anyone. With a quick walkthrough of adding the +1 button to your site and posts, you’ll have it running in no time. I’m sure that CMS-like sites such as WordPress will have dozens of +1 plugins available in the coming days, but in the meantime this is what you need to do.

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