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Google+ Comments

The Google+ Comments WordPress plugin makes it easier for you to setup, administer and customise Google+ comments from your WordPress site.

8 reviews
Average Rating
3 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars
1 star
Creates a hidden backlink on your site
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This module creates a hidden back link on your site, the visibility of the back link is set to none so you will not know it is there. This is against Google Spam policies so I turned the site in for search spam.

1 star
Functionally unusable
By , for WP 3.8.1

This plugin merely stacks Google+ comments over WordPress comments, which ultimately does not add value to ones website. It creates two, distinct areas for comments and assumes users will know to scroll down. For a fee, the developer offers tabbed output, which is more user friendly, but requires bloggers to switch to another theme. This free version is even less impressive and constitutes a rather ugly way to implement Google+ comments.

5 stars
Best in show
By , for WP 3.8.1

This plugin works flawlessly with v3.8.1, within the limitations imposed by Google. We tested several others and decided this was the best-in-show. Unfortunately, we probably won't continue to allow G+ commenting on our site, because of the very limited manner in which Google allows the site-to-G+ interface - none of the plugins are able to allow editing or deletion of comments (or included links) that are abusive or spammy. If we decide to stick with G+ comments, however, it'll definitely be with this plugin.

5 stars
Amazing Plugin For Additional Comments
By , for WP 3.8

I love this plugin! Easy to use, it actually tracks all the comments and discussion threads on Google+ about your blog, and publishes them as comments on your site. Great for engaging with Google+ users, and also for additional social proof of your blog posts.

Started using this for my new blog at http://startupgap.com/category/blog/, and I get more comments on Google+ than I do in my own comment section, so this is definitely a boost for a new site to look so active right away.

Thanks Alex!

5 stars
Works great
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This plugin has added a great deal of community interaction to my blog. It has worked seamlessly and been trouble-free. My only wish is for a way to get alerts when a post is commented on.

5 stars
Brilliant for Google Plus
By , for WP 1.0

Installed this on our blog and it does what it needs to. Very happy!

1 star
Doesn't work.
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Plugin causes warnings.

Warning: call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, class 'AndreaGooglePlusComments' does not have a method 'SetGooglePlusOneCodeFilter' in /home/staunton/public_html/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 173

5 stars
first one to work properly


I've tried the 3 others plugins.

Maybe there's some conflict with JS files with other plugins installed but none of them where working properly.

It was impossible to post a comment to G+ or if it works the comment was lost (or not saved) on my website.

What could be great would be to connect other social networks (linkedin, twitter) to let visitors spread the content on a larger scale or simply in adding the "BUFFERAPP" button (or suggest to people to create an account overthere :-)

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