FEBRUARY 6, 2017 11 MINS READ
Google the search engine giant. Google services are vast and it almost serves in all fields. Incorporating google services is very important because it makes your website to reach the people easily. Here we mentioned some WordPress Google plugin that helps you integrate Google services.
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Though google offers lot of services, incorporating its services directly to the website is not possible for common people. To help you in this there are lot of WordPress plugins. These must have essential WordPress Google plugin helps you to integrate google services to the website easily in one click.
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Google XML Sitemaps
Sitemaps act as navigators for the search engine crawlers. Sitemaps help the crawler to recognize the content in the web page easily. Therefore sitemaps help your website to get better indexed by the search engines.
XML sitemaps give additional information about your website like last updated details, relevancy of the links you provided on your website. Google XML sitemapdoes this automatically, you no need to create and add the XML file manually.
The XML sitemap is serving for WordPress for almost 9 years and has 1 million+ active user. It serves its purpose correctly, moreover it is very simple and direct to use. This makes the plugin to stay in the competition for very long period.
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Google Analytics by Monster Insights
Google analytics one of the most powerful data processing and analyzing tool. The specialty of this is, it has the data about your website in the online world then no one else could have. That is you can find these data only with google.
Google analytics gives you the insight of the online marketing strategy. It gives the complete details about the traffic flow to your website from various channels. Add google analytics to WordPress using MonsterInsights WordPress Google plugin helps you to integrate this google analytics service.
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- Simple installation through integration with Google Analytics API
- Uses Google Analytics tracking code
- Visitor metric dashboards right from the WordPress
- Option to enable demographics and interest reports
- Outbound link & downloads tracking
- Possibility to ignore any user level and up, so all editors and higher for instance
- Tracks your search result pages and 404 pages
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WP Google Maps
Google maps is one of the most important services that helped google to grow to the next level from its beginning stage. Google maps are simpler to use and have loads of geographical database in it. Its Geographical Information System is simpler to use and also to extend.
Using its API you can integrate this function into your website or application. Pre-loaded layer functions help to focus on only what you need. In addition, you can mark the location you want on the map. WP google maps WordPress google plugin integrate mapping services to the website.
[blockquote]”Services that helped google to grow to the next level from its beginning stage”[/blockquote]
WP google maps provide Lite (free) version and Pro ($39.99) versions.
- Create as many map markers as you need by simply typing in the address
- Responsive maps. Create or add your own map theme or choose from 9 popular map themes
- Google Maps Streetview supported. UTF-8 character support
- Map widget functionality. Support for localization
- Add Polygons, Polylines / Routes to your Map. Choose from four Google map types: roadmap, terrain, satellite and hybrid
- Store locator functionality. Restrict a store locator search by country
- Right click to add a marker to your Google map. Edit your map markers drag map markers to an exact location and add animations to your map markers
- Google Maps Autocomplete and Transport Layer features
- Serve your map marker data via your database or an XML file
- Compatible with caching plugins and Cloudfare
- Create multiple Google maps and map widget. Mashup multiple Google maps
- Allow your visitors to get directions to your markers
- Add descriptions, links and images to your map markers
- Filter markers by category. Add different retina-ready map marker icons, or your own icons
- Allow visitors to use their map location as the starting or ending point for the directions
- Choose between the Default Google Maps Info window and the new Modern Info window
- Export/Import your markers to a CSV file for quick editing
- Show your visitor’s location on the Map. Allow users to use their map location for the store locator
- Store locator search by category. Hide all map markers until a store locator search is done
- Move your marker list inside the Google Map window
Easy Google Fonts
Easy google fonts is a typography plugin, especially for bloggers. Well, you can’t say who is the ideal person to use this plugin because everyone wants their content to be present neatly in their own unique style. This plugin allows you to create your own font controls and rules from the admin area without any coding.
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- Preview google fonts in real time right in the WordPress Customizer
- Over 600+ Google Fonts to choose from as well as a list of default system fonts
- Works with any WordPress Theme
- Updates the google fonts list with the latest fonts automatically
- MO and PO files are included for translation purposes
- Custom WordPress Customizer Control
Adsense is a marketing or an advertising program of google. Adsense shows ads as image video or post on a web page to the targeted customers. This program helps the website owner to earn money when visitors uses the ad link.
Google AdSense plugin helps you to add ads to the web pages directly with the simple point-and-click interface rather than manually inserting snippets. This plugin automatically determines the potential place on the web page to place the ad. Formerly this plugin is known as Google Publisher Plugin.
[blockquote]”Add ads to the web pages directly with simple point-and-click interface”[/blockquote]
- Easily add AdSense ads to your site to make money from advertising
- With one click, enable mobile-specific ad layouts with Automated Mobile Ads
- Manage your ads quickly and easily through a point-and-click interface
- Manually insert ads in locations that you determine yourself
- Exclude pages from having ads on them
- Verify your site with Webmaster Tools with just one click
YouTube Embed Plugin
Adding videos to your website is one of the important factors to increase your website traffic. YouTube is the famous video sharing website. Videos keep the reader engaged, it also helps the new readers to understand the concept easily.
However, WordPress automatically embed the Youtube videos when you paste the video URL directly in your post. Still to make interactive video alignment and to make your own playlist gallery you can use this WordPress Google plugin.
YouTube Embed pluginoffers both free and pro versions to their users, features of both the versions are as follows.
- Make responsive videos that dynamically fit in all screen sizes
- Hide YouTube logo while playing. Turn on/off all annotations by default
- Automatically center all your videos and start playing your videos. Loop your videos
- Autohide controls until hovering. Show/hide related videos, video title, player controls, captions and other info at the end
[blockquote]”Make interactive video alignment and playlist gallery”[/blockquote]
- Alternate playlist and channel gallery styling
- Caching to avoid making frequent requests to YouTube.com and speed up your page loads. Also, check mobile compatibility
- Automatic video thumbnail images, tagging for video SEO and Open Graph tagging for Facebook features
- Lazy loading YouTube embeds with eye-catching effects and animations
Google for WordPress
As said before google is a well-grown banyan tree completely covering the online world through its services. Google for WordPress helps you to get almost all its common services in one plugin. You can choose what you want and leave the rest or can access all the services.
The plugin is written in separate modules for each service, modules are activated only on request. This allows saving both memories of CPU, so it will not affect the site performance.
Modules Available in Plugin
It supports nearly 13 modules Google+, Google Analytics, Google Authenticator, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Google Fonts, Google Groups, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Panoramio, Google reCAPTCHA, Google Translate, Google Youtube.
You can access to each module separately and their features like widgets, badges, and their functionalities.
WordPress Google Plugin for Google Apps Login
Google Apps Login is like Google Apps (name changed to Google Suite) this plugin helps you to access multiple services of google easily when you entered into one service using username and password. This helps the user from entering their password again and again.
It uses OAuth2 authentication recommended by Google, including 2-factor Auth if enabled for your G Suite accounts. It supports 12 languages. To use this plugin you need at least one Gsuite access or personal Gmail or google account.
Google Apps Login allows existing WordPress user accounts to log in to your website using Google to securely authenticate their account. It offers both free and premium services.
Google Drive Embedder
Google drive embedder is a WordPress Google plugin, helps you to access your google drive from the WordPress. From the WordPress text editor, you can add the image or photos to the post from your drive easily like selecting an image in the media gallery of WordPress.
[blockquote]”Works like media gallery of WordPress”[/blockquote]
You will need to set document sharing settings to ensure your website viewers have access to view your documents. Along with this plugin, you have to install Google Apps login plugin in order to get access to your google account or your G Suite.
New Google Plus Badge Widget
New Google Plus Badge Widget helps you to add the new Google Plus badge widget to your website. It is easy to configure using your Google Plus user ID, and it is able to be styled using CSS to fit your blog’s current WordPress theme.
This plugin makes your web page look like Google Plus badge widget with a photo tile mosaic, along with a profile picture, name, link, description, and follow button along with follower count. You have to add the code manually to apply this badge.
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Google services which are most commonly used in WordPress are online marketing services like Adsense, Adwords and Google analytics tool. Above mentioned WordPress Google plugin are commonly used and at least have 10,000+ active installs, so nothing for you to worry much.
Just give a try to the free version and have some fun. There are a lot more WordPress Google plugin in WP to help you in this, share with us if you try some interesting plugins other than the above mentioned in the comment section.