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Adding the Google +1 Button to Your Website Pages and Blog Posts

In order to +1 things, you first need a public Google profile. This helps people see who recommended that tasty recipe or great campsite. When you create a profile, it’s visible to anyone and connections with your email address can easily find it.

Your +1’s are stored in a new tab on your Google profile. You can show your +1’s tab to the world, or keep it private and just use it to personally manage the ever-expanding record of things you love around the web.

If you’re using WordPress and have the “Sexy Bookmarks” plugin, you can automatically add the Google +1 button through this setting to both your pages and posts!

For those of you who aren’t using WordPress, simply copy/paste the following code into your header or footer section so it’s global…

<script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script>

Then add this to each page that you want the Google +1 button to be:

<g:plusone></g:plusone>

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