Adding Google’s +1 Button to Your Website

By now you have read my article on Google +1 button and can see why it can be very important.  Think if it this way.  Most of us by contrast are small fish in the ocean, desperately trying to get seen by our audience.  Up comes +1.  If you have a blog perhaps that has a very interesting article and lots of people +1 it, you could very well change the organic search results of this page.

Adding the +1 button to a web page is very easy.

Here is a step by step guide to help you.

1. Insert the following javascript code to your <head> tag

<script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>

2. Insert the following tag to the place where you want the button to appear.

<g:plusone size="standard" count="true"></g:plusone>

The size choice above can be as follows;{small, medium, standard, tall}.

If you want to change make more advanced changes you can use the “Create a custom +1 button” Page from Google.

Organic +1′s Will Also Show Up in Ads

What’s also interesting is that users don’t need to specifically endorse ads for their pluses appear on ads. Google’s Oestlien said that there’s a common infrastructure for social search/+1 on both the organic and paid sides. As a result user pluses in organic SERPs or on publisher sites away from Google will impact their appearance in paid search ads.  So in essence if you like my website URL of and tomorrow I create an ad and use this same URL, the ad will get the +1 likes as well.

What is Google’s +1?

4 thoughts on “Adding Google’s +1 Button to Your Website

  1. Google denoted a few weeks ago its version of the Facebook “Like” button, a search results tool called plus one.”  And as much as it appears to be a reduplicate of something that’s already fashionable, Google’s biggest selling point for this feature may be the ability to filter search results into something more dirigible. Get Plus-One Likes without a Button


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