Add Google+ Comments to your blog for custom template

Google Plus now enables the bloggers to publish the comments on the shared posts on Google + into your blog. This was much awaited feature. Now you will get more comments for your blog!.It is very simple to enable on your blog. This detailed article will guide you to active

Track conversations easily

By integrating Google Plus Comments with your blog, which make you quite easy to increase your blog comments. And this will also let your blog readers to understand more about what other says. When you or any of your reader shares a post on your blog to Google Plus and if a user comments on the shared article, the comment automatically displays under your blog post also !..nice ..

Google+ Comments is an alternative to the default commenting system on Blogger, available to blog authors who have upgraded their Blogger profile to Google+. Google+ Comments lets you bring the following conversations together in one place, right under your blog post:

  • Comments made on your Blogger blog post
  • Comments on the blog post that you’ve shared to Google+
  • Shared content on Google+ that links to your blog post

Bringing Google+ Comments to Blogger

Now you can Use a single, unified commenting system between Blogger and Google+. Also Google make easy to enable the feature. Just follow the steps mentioned below.

  • First of all you must have associated your Google Plus Profile/ page with blogger.
  • Just Log in to your Blogger Dashboard.
  • Choose the blog.
  • Go to the tab saying "Google +" you see at the left hand.
  • Click on Enable Google+ Comments.
  • Integrate Google+ Comments with Blogger
  • It's all ..Cheers..!
Once if you have enabled the Google + Comment in your blog, a Google + comment box is shown below of your posts instead of  your default blogger comment box. The new comment box is nice to see, looks like decent keeping standard. And along with, it increases your comments, because when you publish your post on Google Plus you may get comments from it, and at the same time you will also get comments from your blog visitors. Thus if you have enabled Google Plus Comments on your blog your visitors can only see G+ Comment box and they simply write their comments in it. so below your post there will have all the conversations listed.

How to add Google+ Comments box to custom blogger templates?

For some Custom Templates G+ comments will not work, so if you have such a case please follow the below steps. But don't forget your Google Plus Profile/ or page is associated with blogger, otherwise you don't work this fine.
  • From your Blogger Dashboard click left side tab entitled 'Google +' and tick the option  " Use Google+ To comment on this blog"
  • Then go to Template Tab and open Edit HTMLFrom the code editor, press Ctrl + F, and search for 'threaded_comments'.
  • Before Doing the steps we recommend you to Backup your current Blogger Template Backup/Restore option at the top-right.

    <b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == & quot;static_page&quot;'>
    <b:if cond='data:post.showThreadedComments'>
    <b:include data='post' name='threaded_comments'/>
    <b:include data='post' name='comments'/>

    <b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == & quot;item&quot;'>
    <b:if cond='data:post.showThreadedComments'>
    <b:include data='post' name='threaded_comments'/>
    <b:include data='post' name='comments'/>


    Replace the code written in red color with the following code.

    <b:include data='post' name='comment_picker'/>
Finally.. You have completed the integration successfully. Cheers !.

Further Doubts?

I hope that I have answered your all doubts by this post. If your have any further doubts one any unclear part  in this Tutorial you can leave your query in the below box. Have a nice day.

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