Acquiring your Google+ ID when using a Vanity URL and Google+ API code:
Acquiring your Google+ ID when using a Vanity URL:
Login to your Google+ account http://plus.google.com. From the main page click the home icon at the top left of the screen to bring up a dropdown box. Click on Profile.
In the address bar of the web browser you should see something like the following. Your Google+ User ID is the long string of numbers following https://plus.google.com/
Acquiring your Google+ API code:
Enter https://code.google.com/apis/console/b/0/ in your web browser's address bar. Login to your google account if you are not already logged in. On the next screen click the Create Project button:
Scroll down the page until you see Google+ API and click the button labeled "Off" to the right of it to turn it on:
Check the box next to "I have read and agree to all of the following terms of service" and then click the Accept button:
Scroll back up to the top of the page to find the listing for Google+ API as it is now shown as the first listing on the page. Now click on Google+ API to enter its settings screen. Now click the reports link at the top of the page:
Click the link labeled "API Access" from the menu on the left:
Click the button labeled "Create new Browser Key..."
Click the "Create" button. Please do not enter any text into the "Accept Requests From These HTTP Referers (Websites):" Field.
You will now find your API key located in the middle of the page.
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