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Social Media 2 WordPress for Google+


This is the free version of Social Media 2 WordPress / Complete which supports multiple profiles and G+ pages, comment imports, deeper post history, filter imports by hashtags, feature images and more! Click here to upgrade.

Social Media 2 WordPress for Google+ allows you to continuously import posts (including photos, albums, videos and links) from Google+ to your blog.

Whether you are looking to populate an otherwise quiet blog, supplement your more regular long form content, or simply focus your efforts on the Google+ platform without losing your WordPress audience. You can schedule your import, setup your template and let the plugin handle the rest.

With regular, photo, video, link and reshared posts all supported what more do you need to help solidify your online presence.

The following features are available in this version of the plugin:

  • Single-click sign on to authorise your Google+ Account
  • Custom import schedules to ensure that your blog is not left wanting for content
  • Complete control of how your posts are formatted with easy to use templating
  • Control over sizes of images displayed on your blog


  • The settings screen


  1. Upload the sm2wp-google-minimal directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory or upload via the plugins section on the admin section of your blog
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure the plugin via the SM2WP / Google+ Link in your Settings menu


I have installed the plugin and am at the settings screen, now what?

Click on the ‘Connect Profile from Google+’ button in the top right of the screen. Follow the Google Prompts until you are redirected to the plugin settings page. Choose an author from the dropdown beside your profile in the ‘Connected Profiles’ section and click ‘Update Authors’. Wait until the scheduled import time is up, or click ‘Run Now’ to manually trigger an import.


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Contributors & Developers

“Social Media 2 WordPress for Google+” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added API Key setting to ensure a way around exceeded quotas


  • Bug Fix Release


  • Scheduling limits boundaries
  • Added templating tag for urlencoded post url


  • Fix for installs without status code support on HTTP requests


  • Reshare count template tag added {{reshares}}
  • +1 count template tag added {{plusones}}
  • Better capturing of request errors
  • Misc fixes


  • HTTP Request changes to support hosts not giving status codes
  • Sanity checking for some settings
  • Added Debug Panel
  • Misc fixes


  • PHP Compatibility fixes
  • Error cleanup
  • Fallback for titles without new lines (80 chars)


  • Help box for template tags
  • Template reset to default


  • Auth fixes


  • Date fixes


  • Templating for imported posts
  • Remove hashtags from posts


  • Switching over to
  • Single click sign on