Google FriendConnect – instantly awakens and strengthens the community that visits your site by enriching it with social features. Anyone can join your site and discover other members by using information from a variety of services, including Google, Yahoo!, Twitter, AOL, orkut, and Plaxo, strengthening your community as visitors become members. Choose from a range of gadgets to get users commenting, rating, sharing, etc.
The WordPress Google Friend Connect plugin allows you to let your users to authenticate using their external accounts and comment your posts. It also provides a replacement for the existing WordPress comment functionality by using Google Friend Connect comments gadget.
When you add a new post, someone posts a comment or someone recommends one of your posts using the recommendation button, those activities are posted to the Google Friend Connect activity streams.
1. User Login – This plugin allows your visitors to login using their external account and leave a comment using the standard WordPress comments mechanism. A WordPress account is created for the visitor, and is associated with the external account.
2. Replacing Comments – By enabling Google Friend Connect comments from the administration panel, the WordPress comments mechanism is replaced by a Google Friend Connect Comments Gadget, and your visitors can leave a comment logging in with their external accounts, in this case, the visitor is not logged in into WordPress.
3. Optional Social Gadgets- A set of Google Friend Connect social gadgets are available to be added as sidebar widgets such as: recommendations, global comments, social bar, and members gadgets,newsletter gadget,polls gadget,featured content gadget,activities.
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