Use Google+ as a data source

Resources

Data Source Type: REST/URL
Authentication OAuthToken Authentication
Sample Query https://www.googleapis.com/plus/v1/activities?query=yourname

Replace yourname with your Google+ name (such as Klipfolio).
API Documentation Google+ API Docs
API Explorer Google+ API Explorers
Note that the Explorer is still in version 1.
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Step-by-Step

Creating a data source using Google+

To create a data source using Google+, you need to accomplish 4 tasks:

  • Start the data source creation process.
  • Authenticate with Google.
  • Use the Google+ API documentation to write a query.
  • Enter the query in Klipfolio.

Note: This guide assumes that you already have an active Google+ account.

Step 1: Start the data source creation process

To create a data source using Google+, go to the Connector Gallery page in Klipfolio and select Google+.

Step 2: Authenticate with Google

  1. Click the Connect new account link.
  2. Enter your Google+ username and password when prompted.
  3. After logging in, you will be prompted to allow Klipfolio to access your Google+ account.

Step 3: Use the Google+ API documentation to write a query

Refer to the Google+ API Docs to learn more about writing a query. Here are some sample queries to get you started:

  • https://www.googleapis.com/plus/v1/people/me
  • https://www.googleapis.com/plus/v1/activities?query=yourname
  • https://www.googleapis.com/plus/v1/people?query=yourname

Step 4: Enter the query in Klipfolio

Once you've written your query, enter it into Klipfolio.

  1. Enter a URL in the Query URL in the REST connector.
  2. Select JSON from the Data Format menu.
  3. Select Get Resource.

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