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Google+1 Button Plugin Installation

To setup the Google+1 Button Plugin in your WordPress driven Blog, login to WordPress as administrator, by simply entering the url_of_your_website/wp-admin in your Browser.  Enter the appropriate username and password {which was provided while installing WordPress} and then click on Log In as shown in Diagram 1.

WordPress Login Diagram 1

After logging in as WordPress Admin, a Dashboard page opens as shown in Diagram 2.

The Dashboard provides access to different WordPress functions and features.

WordPress Dashboard Diagram 2

In the left menu, locate the link Plugins. Click on Plugins as shown in Diagram 3.

WP Dashboard - Plugin Diagram 3

From the drop down menu that appears click Add New as shown in Diagram 4.

WP Dashboard - Add New Plugin Diagram 4

The Install Plugins page opens. Click Upload, in order to upload the Plugin into your WordPress Blog as shown in Diagram 5.

WP Install Screen Diagram 5

In the page that is displayed in your Browser click Choose File as shown in Diagram 6.

NOTE: The Plugin must be in .zip format, to be uploaded to your WordPress Blog via this interface.

WP Upload Screen Diagram 6

After clicking Choose File navigator window opens. Navigate to the appropriate folder on your hard disk where the Plugin’s zip file has been downloaded and saved.

Select the WordPress Google+1 Button Plugin ( file) by clicking on it once and then click Open as shown in Diagram 7.

WP Zip to be uploaded Diagram 7

The zip file name appears in the text box adjacent to Browser.

Click Install Now in order to upload the file and install it into the WordPress framework as shown in Diagram 8.

WP Plugin Ready for Install Diagram 8

A few seconds after clicking Install Now, you should see the – Plugin installed successfully – message as shown in Diagram 9.

Next you have to activate the Google+1 Button Plugin for your WordPress blog.

Activate the Google+1 Button Plugin by clicking – Activate Plugin – as shown in Diagram 9.

WP Google+1 Button Plugin Activated Successfully Diagram 9

The message “Plugin activated” is displayed as shown in Diagram 10.

WP Google+1 Button Plugin Activated Activated Diagram 10

The WP Google+1 Button Plugin is now successfully installed and activated.

After installing the Google+1 Button Plugin for WordPress, check the front-end of your website and you will see the Google+1 Button as shown in diagram 11.

WP Google+1 Button Plugin Display on Frontend Diagram 11

If you wish to change the look and feel for the Google+1 Button, please refer to the – WordPress Google+1 Button Configuration – Tutorial on this website.

September 9, 2016
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