Google+ service now accepting users based on invitation and its gaining lot of fame day by day. The most important thing people love about the Google+ is the arrangement of friends in circles. Google plus is increasing rapidly its importance for webmasters and bloggers to catch up with the blog readers in Google plus. Today we will guide you through various steps in creating Google+ widget for your website.
There are two types of Google+ widgets available. The one is Officially from Google and the other one is from WidgetPlus. Lets start with the Official one.
How To Get Official Google+ Profile Button:
You can get the official Google plus profile button from Google webmasters site but you have to first get your unique profile id. You can get it right from your Google plus profile once you logged-in.
Hence, Sign in to your Google+ account with your credentials and copy your unique profile URL.
Then point your browser to http://www.google.com/webmasters/profilebutton/
The above link is nothing but the Google webmasters page where you can get the official profile button with various size.
To get the right button for your profile, complete the 3 tasks one-by-one.
1. Paste your Unique profile URL .
2. Click the size of the button you need.
You’re Done. Copy the embed code to your site or blog. This embed button when clicked takes to your Google+ Profile page.
P.S : You can also change the image to Custom Image you wish to use by customizing the image source (not recommended).
How to Create a Highly Customizable Google Plus Widget
Getting the official profile button from Google is simple and easy way. But if you want some thing more i.e you want to show a highly customized profile badge showing the number of people you have in your circles etc. or want to track the statistics for your profile, try Widgetplus.
In the following steps we will guide you through a series of steps creating a highly customizable Google+ widget through Widgetplus.
Step 1: Sign in to you Google+ account and copy your unique profile ID.
Step 2: Goto Widgetplus.com and click Get Widget and then paste your unique Gooogle+ profile ID.
Step 3: After pasting the Google+ Profile ID, you are ready to customize the widget as your wish. There are settings like
These settings allow you to customize the widget as you wish.
Step 4: If you need your widget to display feeds from your Google+ Profile, you can enable it by clicking Include update feed option.
Step 5: When you finished your editing click Get Code which gives the preview of your widget above the code.
Tracking the Statistics of the Widget :
The best part of this Widget is it allows you to track the statistics of your widget by accessing the URL – http://widgetsplus.com/statistics.
Tip: Share Posts in Both Google Plus and Facebook At The Same Time.
Google plus is newly launched service and the world is waiting for more interesting features from Google plus. We are here to update every useful and interesting story about Google plus. So stay tuned and keep updated yourselves.