How to Add Google+ Commenting System in Blogger Blog?

After the recent improvement in Blogger template HTML Editor, Blogger is all set to release a much anticipated enhancement, and that is Google+ Comments for Blogger. Sometime comments do makes a difference. Not only it helps you to create a stronger bond with your readers but also increases user engagement. It is considered as the core element of a website because it could make or break your credibility.  However, if your commenting system is not unusual then, users may not leave a comment on your website. Today, in this article, we will show you How to Add Google+ Commenting System in Blogger blog.

Features of Google+ Commenting system?

Now you all would be curious to know what does this new system brings to you. We would discuss its every aspect so that our users can quickly decide whether it is good enough or they should continue with their current commenting system.
  1. Interactive Interface:  Comments appear in a systematic order on the basis of published dates so that users can reply or plus one with ease. While commenting, you would feel as if you are chatting with your friends because it is interactive and instantly updates the comments.

  2. Public or Private Comments: Now your readers would be able to post a comment publicly or privately to the people in their Google+ circles. In addition, when people are browsing the comments they can view all or them, most voted ones, or only from the people in their circles.

  3. All Activity at one Place: Whenever someone would share your content on Google+ or they would pass-out an opinion, it would automatically display them in your Comment Feeds. For example, if there is a discussion going on about your content on Google+ then those comments, replies, and entries would also appear on your Blogger blog.

  4. Also Share to Google+: When someone leaves a comment on your site, he is not only just writing his views, but he is helping you to gain more audience by sharing it to the peoples in his circle. For Example, if you post a comment, it would publicly appear on your Google plus profile too. However, user scan uncheck the “Also share on Google+” option to stop sharing.

  5. Edit or Delete Comments:  You can now edit or delete your comments. Through the flexibility options of Google+ you can easily edit or delete them anytime, anywhere and everywhere. You can’t be serious, aren’t you?

How to Add Google+ Comments in Blogger?

We are sure you all are curious to install it on your Blogger site.  Firstly, you need to connect blogger with your Google+ profile. After connecting your account, go to the “Google+ tab located on your site".
Now to enable Google plus comments you need to check (tick) the box next to the “Use Google+ Comments on this blog” text.
Incase Google+ comments are not working on your blog, don’t get terrified because you just need to tweak your template. Go to >> Template >> Edit HTML >> Format Template. Now within the template coding, search for <div class='post-footer'> and just below it paste the following coding. Once everything is done, save the template.

<!-- MBL Tweak  ( -->
<div class='cmt_iframe_holder' data-viewtype='FILTERED_POSTMOD' expr:href='data:blog.canonicalUrl'/>

Congratulations, Google+ comments are now added to your site.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need a Google+ Account to Comment?
Since, this system is powered by Google+ so before you can post a comment it is must for you to first register a Google+ account. A Lot of bloggers are still not using Google Plus, so before you integrate this system in your site keep in mind that not every guy in this world uses Google Plus. However, if your site largely targets Google Plus users then, just go for it.

Why Google+ comments are not working on Custom Blogger Templates?
Almost all custom Blogger templates are made by different developers, so this could be the reason why it is not working on your site. However, you can tweak your theme, and it would start working just fine. We have explained everything above.

If I use Google+ comments, my old comments would be removed?
After applying this system, you can still see your old comments live on your site, so there is nothing to lose but a lot to gain.


This week, blogger engineers are very-much hyperactive as they have rolled out two back-to-back improvements. First, HTML Template Editor, and now Google+ comments for blogger.  The recent consecutive enhancements are quite impressive and have made things a lot easier for users. Probably, this development gives you another reason to choose Blogger over WordPress. What are your thoughts about it, are you happy with it? Leave your views below.

The Editorial Team of MyBloggerLab consists of a group of Professional Blogger geeks Led by Syed Faizan Ali (Founder of MyBloggerLab).

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April 19, 2013 at 3:49 AM

Nice article but I recommend you to kindly proofread your article before you hit publish button.

E.g. - Congratulations, Google+ comments are not added to your site.

April 19, 2013 at 3:54 AM

yes Syed, blogger is doing a great job for blogger lover like you and me ! As always Blogger Rocks :)but my question is that, why don't you enable this feature here in MBL?

April 19, 2013 at 3:58 AM

The thing is that mostly people do not use G+ so using this system currently means loosing Comments

This will be fine in Future

April 19, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Great, Thank you!

Editorial Team MOD
April 19, 2013 at 4:04 AM

Thanks, Already done.

Editorial Team MOD
April 19, 2013 at 4:06 AM

To be able to comment you need Google+ Account and majority of users don't use it as yet so its better to keep on using default commenting system as it gives your visitors more options to read and comment.

Editorial Team MOD
April 19, 2013 at 4:06 AM


April 19, 2013 at 4:10 AM

Another Awesome Post :) Blogger Team is becoming active day by day and they are in their full strength and more over their hard working is seeming as they recently launched the new feature of the Template HTML Editor and another new change. Wow

- Bishal Biswas

April 19, 2013 at 4:20 AM

This is something Extra ordinary. You cannot ask for more. Keeping that in mind, WordPress users often gets a lot of updates. Now Blogger is also keeping their toes of so it feels great being a blogger user.

April 19, 2013 at 6:26 AM

& this is a giant leap by blogger..
Great updates like this will make it competent with Wordpress.
Thnks a lot for sharing such beautiful article

April 19, 2013 at 8:14 PM


April 19, 2013 at 11:27 PM

Not getting Google + comments even after adding the tweak code by you using the twitter template provided by you.

Editorial Team MOD
April 20, 2013 at 2:12 AM

I am unable to find the code on your site that have given above. Make sure you first enable the Google+ comments from the dashboard.

We also tested it on Twitter theme and it works fine for us. Peace

April 20, 2013 at 10:26 AM

Great improvement by google and thanks bro for sharing it

April 23, 2013 at 5:49 PM

how do i make comment system like yours? default blogger comment and gplus comment side by side.

Editorial Team MOD
April 24, 2013 at 1:23 AM

We are testing it and would roll out a tutorial on it very shortly. Stay tuned.

April 25, 2013 at 7:08 AM

Nice article.. You are genius :D

April 26, 2013 at 8:00 PM

what advantages for blog used this tool?

Editorial Team MOD
April 27, 2013 at 1:39 AM

Its just a new and improved commenting system with Google+ nothing more than that.

July 4, 2013 at 6:56 AM

I am trying this on your new blogger template but it is not working.
Minimum height is 600px and it is too much. Please help me

Editorial Team MOD
July 4, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Your Blog URL?

August 1, 2013 at 12:21 AM

hello Ali!!
Can you Test My Blogger Please Let Me Know What I need to do More
And thankyou

Editorial Team MOD
August 1, 2013 at 8:47 AM

Yes, How i may help?

May 21, 2015 at 1:56 AM

I tried many times but I am facing two problems.
First is google+ comments wont show.
Sencond is if they show then default comment box also appears below google plus comment box.
Please help! :(

July 20, 2016 at 2:41 PM

Yes google + definitely increase interaction of readers with Blogger Admin. But it dont have options like post as wordpress, post as open id , post as facebook etc.
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