Recently Google announced the launch of their Plus one button. It’s very similar to Facebook like Button.
By adding +1 to your pages you can make your blogs stand out. Plus one buttons let people who love your content recommend it on Google search.
What is the Google +1 Button?
Use the +1 button to publicly show what you like, agree with, or recommend on the web. The +1 button can appear in a variety of places, both on Google and on sites across the web. For example, you might see a +1 button for a Google search result, Google ad, or next to an article you’re reading on your favorite news site.
How to Add Google +1 Button in WordPress?
Place this tag in your head or just before your close body tag
Next, place this tag where you want the plus one button to render.
For Thesis Users
If you’re using thesis framework then you’d need to add this code in custom_functions.php
If you don’t like to play with code then use a simple method Dashboard > Thesis Site Options > Stats Software/Scripts and paste it. Click on Big save button and you’re done.
Then you’d need to render the plus one button where you want.
Google has created an official page for web site publishers to easily add the Google +1 code.
You can check the video below to get an idea about how google +1 buttons work..
Would love to hear your thoughts on +1 button? Do you think it will be another Google Buzz? Will you be using it?