Google +1

Simple Google +1 plugin

Simple Google +1 plugin:

This Plugin lets you add the new Google +1 button to your site or blog.

Background:

Google has just released this new +1 button and you might have seen this on Mashable as they were one of the lucky Beta testers of Google +1. It works well with New Facebook Share Plugin and TweetMeMe button. All three plugins works great together.

Screenshots

options panel button example

What does it do?

This Plugin lets you add the new Google +1 button to your site or blog.

Main features:

  • Automatically button to posts, pages.
  • Easy configuration screen to show/hide count, select size , language and more.
  • Use as shortcode.
  • Use as template tag.
  • Use in widgets.
  • And a few more.

Download:

Download the latest Version from WordPress.org

Installation:

  1. Extract the zip file and just drop the contents in the wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation.
  2. Then activate the Plugin from Plugins page.
  3. Done!

Usage:

Simply head to “Simple Google +1″ under settings menu and configure the button for automatic insertion.
you can use as Shortcode:

[[gplusone]]

the shortcode can be configured with few parameters:

  • size: Size of the button , accepts tall,small,medium,standard.
  • count: Show count, accepts true,false
  • callback: use custom callback function, accepts callback function name

eg:

[[gplusone size="small" count="true" callback="my_callback"]]

this is it, enjoy and any feedback is welcome, also make sure to submit bug if you find any.
Oh yea, don’t forget to +1.

Change Log:

  • 1.2 Added option to show button both before and after the content together and added a div wrapper for better styling options.
  • 1.1 Quick shotcode bug fix.
  • 1.0 initial release.

Ohad Raz

WordPress Consultant, a WordPress Developer and a WordPress Freelancer With over 10 years experience in architecting web sites and applications. WordPress Development moderator and somethimes Plugin Developer.