Creating your own google API key for the Social Media Tabs google plus plugin is fairly quick and easy:
- Go to https://code.google.com/apis/console#access.
- Login to your google account
- Click “Create Project”.
- Under service list, click “off” button next to “Google+ API” to turn it on.
- Accept both agreements.
- From the left menu, Go to “API Access”
- Copy your API key and paste into the social media tabs settings page