How to Add Google+ Interactive Posts on a WordPress Website

Posted on April 12, 2014 at 2:24 am

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WordPress Plugin for Google+ Interactive Posts Video Guide

Google for some time now has enabled Google+ Interactive Posts from within their API so that webmasters and website owners can add a call-to-action button such as "Read more" or "Join", "Book", "Buy", "Vote", "Add to cart" and lot more and increase CTR for their shared posts on G+(Google states a 3x higher click-through rate than a standard share).

This is a 10 minute video guide for installing the WordPress Plugin for Google+ Interactive Posts developed by Dejan SEO based on a blog post created by Dan Petrovic.

In order to complete this video guide you will need the following:

  • a cup of coffee
  • 10 minutes of your time
  • you should have installed the Google+ Interactive Posts on WP plugin, you can download it from here.
  • open 3 tabs in your browser , first one will have this tutorial, second one will have your WordPress Dashboard and the third one will be used for connecting through the Google API
  • one copy and paste action
  • url of your logo image(this is an optional feature by Google so you can skip it if you wish)

Google+ Interactive Posts on a WordPress Website Video Guide

If you get an "Invalid Client" error while testing or using the Google+ Interactive posts then you probably copied and pasted the wrong Client Id.

Makis Mourelatos

WordPress Security Engineer at FixMyWP
WC Athens 2016 co-organizer, WP Support and Security Aficionado, Wannabe Kitesurfer.

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