A few months ago Google released its +1 button. It is much like Facebook’s “like” button. The button influences search results, mainly on your friends. If one of your friends +1′ed a site then you will likely see it in Google search results as “John Doe +1′ed page” and it will be a higher ranked result. I’ll go into more detail about it and its functions below.
The easiest way to add the +1 button to your pages is to grab the code from Google’s plusone-button Page. Basically there are two ways of adding it:
1. Basic Source Code (slower)
Below is the basic way of using the +1 button. The script must be loaded once it is encountered in the page, and the rest of the page may not load until the script is done loading. Read More » »