Google rolls out new +1 Button

on March 15, 2012 | Google + | Comments (2)

Do you have the Google +1 button on your blog or website?

Google is rolling out a new design for the +1 button as they bring the design and layout inline with the newer style Google Plus logo.

To explain simply, the new Google Plus logo has been for awhile this:



So now Google is changing the +1 button as follows:





Personally I really liked the 4 colour design of the original button, but no doubt we will all get used to this new button layout in no time.

You can get the Google+ sharing button at the following link:

Google is also releasing a platform preview of their new Google+ products and API. You can get in early on the release by signing up at the following page with your Google account email:

What do you think of the new design? You can submit your feedback to Google on G+ at this link:

You can read more about this +1 button change on the official Google Plus Platform Blog here:

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  • Charlie

    I think it looks great up the top of your website, as soon as I loaded it, I noticed the change! Wonder why they chose that colour?

  • David Cowling

    It is a cool design, I just really liked the colorfulness of the original button.

    But as I said above I'm sure we will get used to it.