Google+ Add to Circles WordPress Plugin

Google+ Add to Circles WordPress Plugin

Google+ Add to Circles lets you easily add the Google+ Badge to your website through a WordPress plugin with just a widget.

Google+ Add to Circles also adds Google+ Direct Connect to your WordPress site, allowing Google+ users to add you to their circles from within Google Search Results.

Disclaimer: This Google+ Badge only works with Google+ Pages, *not* Google+ Profiles. Google+ Add to Circles has a validator to check if your Google+ ID is a valid page.

Installation

  1. Download Google+ Add to Circles WordPress Plugin
  2. Upload ‘add-to-circles’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Visit the “Add to Circles Settings” under the settings menu and add your Google+ IDPlace the widget in the desired widget area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is this plugin for Google+ Pages only?

Currently Google only allows Google+ Pages to use this Add to Circles Badge.

What is the difference between a Google+ Page and a Google+ Profile?

Google+ Profiles are for humans – Google+ Pages are for corporations, websites, products, etc. The plugin settings page has a way to verify if your Google+ Page really is a page.

Screenshots

The Google+ Add to Circles Settings Page
The Google+ Add to Circles settings page

The Google+ Add to Circles Badge
The Google+ Add to Circles Badge

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