Add ‘Follow’ And ‘Add to circles’ Button Google Plus Badges to Your Blog

Google Plus Badges

Like Facebook Likebox, Google Plus offers Google Plus badges to the Blog/site owners. Google+ badge is a widget that helps you to place your Google Plus ‘Follow’ button for page and ‘Add to circles’ for profile in your website. You can also add +1 button for your website.

Google Plus Badges

Having a Google+ badges in your blog helps you to engage with your readers. Moreover We know that Google has started Author Rank in their Search Engine. In Author Rank, Google+ circle plays an important role. If you have a good amount of friends in your circle, you have a chance to rank high in Google Personal results. To increase Google Plus Followers, I think adding a Google Plus Badge is the best idea.

So here is the simple way to Add the Google Plus Badge / Button to your Blog.

How to Add the Google Plus Badge to your Blog

It’s very easy to place a Badge in your blog. Just follow the simple steps, It won’t take more than 3 minutes to implement.

1. At first, go to the official Google Plus Badge Page. Select the Google+ user, Features(Small badge recommended), Select the Width according to your sidebar. Choose color theme as Light.

Google Plus Badge Setting

2. You will notice your code in right side. This code is in two part. One is for your widget where you want to appear the Badge.
Another one has to be in the header tag. If you don’t find the header tag of your theme use this plugin. And place the code there.

Google Plus Badge Code

That’s it, You are done! Now Google Plus Badge will be shown on your site.

Also Read: A Complete Guide on Starting Google Plus Community

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Istiak Rayhan
 

Istiak Rayhan is the founder of RoadToBlogging.com, a blog that aims to make bloggers' journey easier. Istiak loves to help newbie bloggers to build a better blog. Here's more about him.

  • Victor Noah says:

    Well written by Admin Istiak. You made a flash discuss on G+ Friends Circle. I want to know; Do you have any tips or tricks on getting more friends on G+ Circle? Your suggestions are always appriciated.

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Thanks for your kind words.
      To get more friends on G+ circles, At first add G+ badge to your blog. Then add other people to your circle and they will add you back. Another good way is joining G+ communities and sharing your posts there. This will help you to improve your social interactions.
      BTW How do you consider of using a Gravatar?

  • Shahzad says:

    Haha.. Did n’t create a G+ page yet for my blog. Will be doing it sooner.

    Thanks for your post

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Go and add it :). Hope this post will be helpful for you. Cheers.

  • Victor Noah says:

    Please any Tips on implementing the “Gravatar”?

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Just go to Gravatar.com. Sign up for an account. Add the email address which you’re using for commenting and upload your picture which you’re using in FB, twitter and other social media sites i mean popular one.

  • Shah The Traveler says:

    You made it very simple Istiak, I do adding G+ badges may increase blog authority which in return helps in gaining maximum CTR on SERP’s. And your post on starting Google Plus community is indeed helpful.

    Thanks
    Shah The Traveler

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Glad to know that. Surely G+ badges will increase your followers. Stay connected.

  • Arshi says:

    thanks a lot for such great tips.
    i was searching for this one since last 3 days. Tested several plugins but no luck.
    it was so simple, and i did it in just few sec. i got the G+ on my website now…

    Many thanks for this.
    would you also recommend anything to post my wp posts automatically to my social networks?

  • Thanks for the article. Following this, I was able to add the google-plus badge to my website. Great tips. Please visit Nishorga website if you love nature.

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Glad I could help. And yeah, I do love nature.

  • thanks a lot sir for helping me about google plus badge. your website is awesome i love it so much.

    • Istiak Rayhan says:

      Naveen, thanks for your kind words. Glad to know that I could help.

  • Belita says:

    Extremely helpful, yet simple and to the point! Thank You!

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