Unfortunately Blogger will no longer support Google Plus profiles and comments, since Google plus will end in April. I am not quite sure what will happen to the existing comments, I guess they will disappear from the blog and commenters will only be able to comment with their blogger profile or email and name. Since I have been using blogger with my Google plus profile, my comments will probably dissapear from your blogs as well. I will see what happens if I change from posting as Mia W to posting with my blogger name.
This is the original announcement:
Please see below for a summary of changes affecting Blogger’s Google+ integration on 4 February 2019 following the recent announcement of Google+ API deprecation (scheduled for March 2019).
- Google+ widgets: Support for the “+1 Button”, “Google+ Followers” and “Google+ Badge” widgets in Layout will no longer be available. All instances of these widgets will be removed from all blogs.
- +1 buttons: The +1/G+ buttons and Google+ share links below blog posts and in the navigation bar will be removed.
- Google+ Comments on your blogs: Support for Google+ Comments will be turned down, and all blogs using Google+ Comments will be reverted back to using Blogger comments on 4 February 2019. Unfortunately, comments posted as Google+ comments cannot be migrated to Blogger and will no longer appear on your blog.
- Google+ Profile: In March 2019, Blogger will revert to only having Blogger profiles. Users that have selected a G+ profile in the past will appear as unknown authors until they next login to Blogger and supply a new display name and avatar.
I have to say I am not happy about this, but I hope my favorite commenters will still leave a comment using their blogger profiles.
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