This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest three major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Google Recommend Widget


This plugin displays a Google Recommend (+1) button as a widget on your site.
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions please contact me.


  1. Upload the plugin to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the Google Recommend Widget to your site through the widget menu.


The widget does not display on mobile devices. How come?

Googles answer to this is: “We are not including the +1 button on mobile search results at this time.”

Contributors & Developers

“Google Recommend Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added instructions about putting http:// before url. If not it will automatically be added.
  • Removed redundant li-tags from widget.


  • Fixed broken widget options. Sorry for that!


  • First version.