How to Add a Linkedin Profile Badge to Your Site

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Published March 12, 2013 by Brad Knutson
Linkedin Profile Badge

Linkedin is an important networking tool for professionals in all careers. The more connections you have, the more potential job prospects you could have in the future, or the more options you could have for collaboration. You may want to consider using Linkedin to leverage your website, and vice versa.

To easily allow visitors to your website to connect with you on Linkein, you may want to consider adding a profile badge to your website.

Linkedin makes it very easy to add a profile badge on your website or blog. They have a page that allows you to customize your button here: http://developer.linkedin.com/plugins/member-profile-plugin-generator, but the code is actually very simple.

Enter the below code wherever you want your badge to appear. Replace the data-id" attribute with a link to your own profile.

<script src="//platform.linkedin.com/in.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="IN/MemberProfile" data-id="http://www.linkedin.com/in/bradsknutson" data-format="inline" data-related="false"></script>

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Brad Knutson is a Web Developer in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota. He has experience working with WordPress and Drupal, and also has an interest in SEO and Inbound Marketing.

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