Friday, 19 April 2013

Add Google+Comments box in Custom Blogger Template!

As everyone know that Google is trying to wipe off Facebook from Social Network, Google launched  new Google+ Comment for Googlr Blogger Blogs. It was annouched just yesterday via email!

Google+ Comment can bring you more visitor and more interaction. You can reply to comments frm both Google+ as well as your custom blogger blog! New Google+ Comment are loading much faster than facebook comment and so it can help you to increase page speed and thus your page rank! Also it is very simple to use comment system. Also according to Google, commenting is most rewarding aspects of bogging. Also Google would track your comment as a result it would help in bringing more keywords.




 But the main issue we all blogger might face is that, you need to add comment box for custom blogger template on your own!

STEPS TO ADD GOOGLE+ COMMENTS:-

1. Upgrade your Blogger profile to Google+ profile from Settings icon in your blog dashboard.

2. Tick 'Use Google+ Comments for your blog' on Google+ Menu on your blogger of your blog


3. Go to "Template" menu.

4. Click 'Backup/Restore'

5. Click Download Template (Download it two times. One is backup and other is for testing the following steps )

6. Select any of two downloaded files and open with notepad or Sublime Text or any HTML editor

7. Click ctrl+F

8. Find -   id='comments'
You may find lines like these-

 <b:includable id='comments' var='post'>
other code of previous comment system.
</b:includable>
Replace the whole code with following
 <b:includable id='comments' var='post'>
<div class='cmt_iframe_holder' expr:data-href='data:post.canonicalUrl' expr:data viewtype='data:post.viewType'/>
</b:includable>
9. Save file and go back to blogger and upload the edited template from 'Template' > 'Backup/Restore'

Need any further help then email me your download template at my email  - " the   ishan    patel   @   g mail   .com" or write download comments below!