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AddThis Now Supports the Google +1 Button

Today we are excited to be a launch partner for Google’s +1 button for
websites. As the largest sharing network, we clearly understand how to
process social sharing data at massive scale. Publishers now have the option
to easily install the +1 button via, our WordPress Plugin, and
our client API.

Once you’ve installed our code on your site, analytics on the efficacy of
the +1 button will start showing immediately via your analytics dashboard.
These analytics will be integrated with your other social sharing analytics
to give you a complete view into the performance of your content.

The +1 button helps your content stand out in Google search results by
giving your visitors the ability to recommend your content to others quickly
and easily. The more chances you give your users to +1 your content, the
more likely your URLs show up in search results with +1 annotations, thus
helping users discover results recommended by their friends and other

Learn how to get +1 for your website by visiting the +1 features page.

  • Thanks for the outstanding info. Impressive stuff! I actually don’t comment on these but I thought you did a actually great job and I\’m pretty sure others feel the identical.

  • Stefan

    Ironically, it doesn’t seem to work in Chrome. Try opening up this very page in Chrome, the space to the left where the +1 button should be is just blank. I hope this is just a temporary glitch?

  • Hey Stefan, is this still an issue for you? Can you send us an email at and attach a screenshot of what you’re seeing? Thanks!

  • Stefan

    Hi Elizabeth, thanks for replying. It seems to work fine now in Chrome so it was probably something temporary :)

  • terry

    I am having trouble locating the

    addthis_button_preferred_??? (for Google +1)

    Does anyone have any suggestions?

  • I am really enjoying the theme/design of your site. Do you ever run into any internet browser compatibility issues? A small number of my blog audience have complained about my site not working correctly in Explorer but looks great in Chrome. Do you have any recommendations to help fix this issue?