google-plus-commentsIn April 2013, Google+ launched comments for users. Although only offered to directly, you can technically still implement Google+ comments on any site. This WordPress plugin makes it easy for you to add Google+ comments to your WordPress site!


  1. Download the plugin direct from the Plugin Page at WordPress.
  2. Upload the whole plugin folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ folder.
  3. Go to the Plugins page and activate the plugin
  4. Check all the setting in the Facebook Comments Settings area
  5. Hit Update

The shortcode:

As well as having Google+ Comments insert automatically, you can also insert the comment box manually within any page, post or template by simply using the following shortcode:
To enter the shortcode directly into templates using PHP, enter
echo do_shortcode('[gp-comments]');

or if you want to, for example, not include Google+ Comments within post IDs 123, 345 and 456 then simply enter this code:
if (!is_single(array(123,345,456))) {echo do_shortcode('[gp-comments]');}

You can also use the options below to override the the settings above.

  • url – leave blank for current URL
  • width – minimum must be 350
  • title

An example using these options is
[gp-comments url="" width="375"]

The Result:

Once the plugin is installed and set up, your comment box will appear as it does below. Why not say something about this plugin…

Alex Moss

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As well as being the co-founder of Peadig, Alex is also a Director of the online marketing company FireCask. He also develops many WordPress plugins with over 500,000 combined downloads.

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