How to Add Google +1 (Plus One) Button on Blogger

Aug 10, 2011
If this is the first time you heard about Google +1 please read this article first: What is Google +1 (Plus One) Button?.

Why Should I add the Google +1 Button?

Now if you have further question, why should I add the Google +1 button on my blog? Well, at least there are 2 (two) reasons:

First, The +1 (Plus One) button will have a major impact on your Google search results. When a friend of yours does a search in Google, your +1s will count and show.

Second, You can get a detailed report about the +1 metric and how it affects your search traffic over at Google Webmaster Tools.

The main reason is more to promote our blog, of course.

Adding Google +1 (Plus One) button to Blogger

Step 1: Login to your Blogger account.

Step 2: Click on menu Design > Edit HTML > thick on Expand Widget Templates.

How to Add Google +1 (Plus One) Button on Blogger: Edit HTML

Step 3: Find the following code in your HTML:

Step 4: Paste this javascript code before the head tag above:
<script type='text/javascript' src=''/>

so the code will show like this:

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


Step 5: Next, find the following code:
<div class='post-header-line-1'/>

Step 6: Paste this code below the above code:
<g:plusone size='standard'/>

so the code will looks like:
<g:plusone size='standard'/>
<div class='post-header-line-1'/>

or, if your template doesn't have post-header-line-1 just search for data:post.body so your new code will be:
<g:plusone size='standard'/>

Step 7: If you want to configure the button size, you can change the 'standard' value to something else like in the table below:
Preview Size
google plus one small  small
google plus one medium  medium
google plus one standard  standard
google plus one tall  tall

Step 8: Now save your template by clicking SAVE TEMPLATE and you are done.

Refresh your blog page and you'll see the result. Good Luck!
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