How to Embed a Live Google+ Hangout Session in WordPress

How to Embed a Live Google+ Hangout Session in WordPress
Google+ is a great, relatively new tool that allows broadcasting, streaming, recording and intercommunication online in lots of formats. One problem you can encounter when using Google+ for anyone that tries to keep users on their website is that your users end up outside of your blog. However, there are ways to keep the conversation on your website and we’re going to show you how.
How to Embed a Live Google+ Hangout on Your WordPress Website
I’m just testing this out now and when embedded into the WP site, I’m not able to see it live. When pressing play on the viewer, it starts playing from the beginning of the broadcast as if it were recorded. So someone joining 5 mins after the start, doesn’t see it live at the 5 min mark, they see it from the start 5 mins ago. It’s making it really hard to manage questions, because people are asking questions in their time, which is actually after the broadcast has finished. Do you know what I mean? I’m not sure what I can be doing wrong!
Embed a Live Google+ Hangouts Session in WordPress
Google Hangouts is the best when it comes to live broadcasts. You can stream, record, bring in guests, and run a Q&A session with a live audience. The problem is, all these happens in your Google+ account, not on your own site. To solve this, we need to put Google+ Hangouts session in WordPress.
How to Embed Live Google+ Hangouts in WordPress
In this short tutorial, you will learn how to create a Google+ Hangout and embed the code into your WordPress blog so people can watch the broadcast live on your site!  Once the recording is finished, it is automatically added to your YouTube channel, so subscribers to your channel and YouTube users also have access to the Hangout.
Tutorial: How to set up and Embed Google+ Hangout in WordPress
Just like sharing YouTube content, the Hangout is easily shared by distributing pre-made links.  On the Public Hangout page, you will see a box on the right-hand side of the page named “Details.“  Under this you will see a “Links” option which when pressed will give you links to the Event Page, YouTube Page, and Video Embed.  The image below shows the pop-up with the links: Google Hangout links. © Screenshot.
Google+ Hangout Events + WordPress
For some time now Google+ has been building quite a following. Whilst Google+ will not be bigger marketing and communication tool than Facebook is for businesses. But it will be significant? Because businesses already have a deep relationship with Google, whether it be with Google Analytics, Google Places, Google Search Console or with the largest amount of Smart Phones on the planet through the Google Android Ecosystem.