Michael Evans

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Embedding Google+ Posts in Octopress

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A few months back I wrote a blog post about my 2013 in Review. One thing I wanted to add to the post was a link to the #AutoAwesomed video, which was generated from photos and videos I took during the year, which were backed up to Google+.

Fortunately for me, Google allows you to embed posts into your pages using a technique which is documented here. The problem with this method, for me at least, is that my blog is created using Octopress, and posts are written in Markdown and then rendered to HTML. Octopress does, however, allow you to write plugins which can help us with this issue.

Here’s the plugin in all it’s glory: