Google+ Platform

Google+ Platform on the Web

Connect and engage users

Create a more engaging experience and connect with more users by integrating social into your web site. Extend your site in new and creative ways using these Google+ platform features.

Snapette app with Google+
Example of a google+ Sign-In button in Snapette

Add Google+ Sign-In

Improve registration and sign-in conversion with a fast and secure authentication option for users.

Representation of an over-the-air installation of an app

Enable over-the-air installs

Let web users instantly download and install your app to their Android device.

App demonstrating using profile data to customize the
                experience

Pull profile and social graph info

Show profile information information, and relevant content and connections from circles.

A representation of an image with a prominent call-to-action
                 button (buy)

Add Google+ sharing

Let visitors recommend and share your content, and prompt friends to take specific actions on your site.

See Plugins for more sharing options

Flixster uses app activities to appear in Google Search

App activities in Google

Become eligible to appear on the right hand side of Google Search results when users search for your site or app. Also, app activities can appear on a user's profile.

Plugins

Lightweight and easy to add, Google+ web plugins help visitors recommend and share your content, and make it easy for visitors to find and follow you on Google+, all without them ever leaving your website.

+1 button

Let visitors quickly recommend your brand and your content.

Badge

Help your visitors find you on Google+ and let them follow you with a single click.

Embedded posts

Add public posts to your web pages so that visitors can +1, comment, and follow the author.


Share

Provide an easy way for people to share your content with their circles.

Follow button

Add a compact, flexible Google+ follow capability to your site.

Snippet

Customize the text and image that people see when your content is shared.

Example of a Google+ Hangout app (Scoot and Doodle)

Create Hangout apps

Develop collaborative apps that run inside of a Google+ Hangout. Hangout apps behave much like normal web apps, but with the addition of the rich, real-time functionality provided by the Hangouts APIs.

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