Few days back Google has released + 1 button for users which allows to recommend the webpages and stories that you like on internet to your friends. Google +1 button is similar to Facebook like button. When you click +1 on any web page, you are publicly giving it a stamp of your approval. Your +1’s can help friends, contacts, and others on the web find the best stuff when they search.
If you want to +1 web pages on the internet, you need a Google Profile as the sharing is based on Google profile. Your +1’s are stored on a separate tab on your Google profile.
Next time when you search for something on Google, you will see recommendations by your friends. It would be easier for you to choose the results based on your friend’s recommendation.
If you are a webmaster and want to show +1 button on your Website, WordPress or Blogger blog, you can follow the steps given below.
Add Google +1 Button to Websites
1. First of all open Google +1 button page to grab the code for the button.
2. Now select the size of the button. There are four different sizes available for +1 button – Small, Medium, Standard and Tall. You can also select the language of the button.
3. If you want to hide the button counts then click on Advanced options and uncheck Include count. It is checked by default.
4. Now copy the generated code and paste it anywhere in your theme file where you want to show the button.