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If you want to use the Google Plus API in your project, you have to create an app first. This is a relatively easy process and is described in the quick-start sample apps that Google provides, however here's another version with screenshots, because pictures are easier to follow than blocks of text.
So lets get started, but first here are some links that will be useful throughout this post:
To create an app, go to the Google Developer Console
and click 'Create Project'.
Fill in the Project Name
and the Project ID
and click 'Create'.
Navigate to APIs & Auth > APIs
and under Social APIs
click Google+ API
Click 'Enable API'.
Navigate to Consent Screen
page and enter your email address and the product name, then click 'Save'.
Navigate to the Credentials
page and click 'Create new Client ID'. Select Web application
Once the client ID is created, the Credentials
page will show two new important pieces of information, the client ID and the client secret. These are required for OAuth2 functionality used with Google+ API.
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