Register Google API and add it to Arqam counter
Create your application's API key
Step 1 Go to the Cloud Platform Console.
Step 2 From the projects list, select a project or create a new one.Fill in the Project fields, then click on Create button
Step 3 If the APIs & services page isn't already open,
- Open the left side menu
- Select APIs & services → Library.
Step 4 In the Social APIs section, click on Google+ API
Step 6 A notification message will appear, tells you that you need credentials. Click on Create Credentials button
Do the following to create credentials,
Step 7 Click Create credentials and then select API key.
Step 8 Click on copy icon to copy the API Key.
Enable Google+ counter in Arqam social counter widget
Arqam WordPress Social Counter Plugin grabs the latest counts of your Fans/Followers etc. from your Favorite Social Networks and then displays them on your site. It is the perfect solution to encourage more users to join your network.
Arqam Lite Wordpress Social Counter is the lite version from Arqam and comes with Jannah Theme by default. If you don't install it yet, you'll find it in WP admin → Jannah → Plugins.
Step 1 Make sure you install Arqam or Arqam Lite.
Step 2 Navigate to WP admin → Arqam Lite → Google+ box.
You need to get your Google+ page or profile ID. If Your page Link is something like http://plus.google.com/+psdtuts/ the ID will be+psdtuts if Your page Link is something like http://plus.google.com/106192958286631454676 the ID will be106192958286631454676.
Paste the API Key that you copied before from Step 8 above.