Google introduced new Google+ follow button for sites

One of the major announcements that we found at Google I/O 2013 event is the redesigned version of Google+. The stunning interface along with new hangout turns to search giant’s social networking service more effective. Today on second birthday of Google+ Google introduced new Google+ follow button for sites.

new google+ follow button for sitesThew new Google+ features highly recommented for the webmaster to do better social networking promotions. The new social features within Google+ are the followings.

  • New Google+ follow button for sites.
  • New communities badge.
  • Updated badges for pages and profiles.Google+ follow button working

New Google+ follow button for sites

First of all the new Google+ follow button for sites allows the visitors to follow you directly from your site. It is a standalone plugin from Google to make its social networking service more effective. At first the user will see with the Google+ follow button within the site. When he/ she hover the cursor over that button the drop down menu will show off to which circles should the user to add the desired person.new community badge

It is just like that of you seen with the actual social networking service. These options help the user to add the desired person directly to specified circle. To follow select the ‘following’ after that you will see the right notification. Google uses same JavaScript as that off +1 button as you used before within your site. So thatto add new Google+ follow button you just need to configure the +1 plugin within your site.

Google indicated that the +1 button will automatically updated in coming weeks. Google’s new badges for communities is mainly aim for attracting visitors for community managers. The highly configurable badges perfectly match with your site design. When the visitors click on the preview button of the badge they will redirected to the new tab. From there they can see the recent posts from community. This will merely depends upon privacy setting of the community.New page badges

The updated badges for pages and profiles meant for more customization and for more themes. The updation includes portrait and landscape mode. The option for turning on/off for cover photo and tagline make it more effective. Google reported that the current badges will remain up to 90 days from today. After all Google will automatically updated for new version.

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