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This article was published on September 15, 2011

Now it’s this easy to add a +1 button to Google Sites

Now it’s this easy to add a +1 button to Google Sites
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Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check h Paul Sawers was a reporter with The Next Web in various roles from May 2011 to November 2014. Follow Paul on Twitter: @psawers or check him out on Google+.

The +1 button is Google’s answer to Facebook’s ‘Like’ feature. Whilst any webmaster can add a +1 button to their blog by adding a small piece of code, Google has announced that from today users can add the +1 button to any individual page on Google Sites by selecting +1 Button from the Insert menu:

Alternatively, you can add it to your site’s sidebar and display it on each page instantly. Simply edit your Site Layout under ‘Manage Site’.

Google started rolling out the +1 button back in March. And now there’s a simple way to add it to your Google Site!