Reviews are the first thing a consumer look for these days before buying a service or any product. Not just for the ecommerce industry, but for the physical stores and businesses too, reviews does matter alot. And for this reason I thought I must tell you all about the top 5 wordpress review plugins of 2017.
Since majority of the World’s websites work upon the wordpress, the demand for the best wordpress review plugins is high in the market. But at the same time it becomes difficult for a developer to decide which one is the best review plugin to be used in his/her wordpress website.
List of 5 best wordpress review plugins
1). WP Reviews Pro
- Rich Snippets- Your reviews will show up in search results, which helps generate more traffic to your website and leads to higher raniking in the search engines.
- Multiple Rating sytem- Star, percentage, circle, point use whichever suits your requirement best
- User Comment rating & reviews- Your users can simply review your posts in comment
- CSS animated reviews- you can customize the css of the reviews and can grab more attention of your customers
- Automatic rating on thumbnails- you can flaunt the rating at the thumbnail itself to increase the visibility of your reviews
- Compatible with all themes- the most fantastic feature of this plugin is its compatibility, it is compatiible with all the themes
- Speed optimized- this plugin is also optimized to enhance load speed, this can help you rank higher in the search results
- Responsive- another good feature which i like the most is that, this plugin is completely responsive and changes size with the screen size
- Tabbed widget also availble- you can also use tabbed widget with recent posts and popular posts in the sidebar
- Supports Shortcode- this amazing plugin has almost everything one looks for, thus it also supports shortcode feature
- Works with caching plugin- this thing is most crucial for a reviewing website, just because several plugins pose problem working with caching plugins, whereas in the case of this plugin it works fine with caching plugins too.
- Review Boxes and comparison tables
- Customizable themes
The plugin offers an advanced user review system:
- Diffent ratigs modes: 5 Stars, Bars, Single Criteria
- Collect vistor name, email
- Users can upload their own images
- Google ReCaptcha for preventing spamming
- Google Rich Snippets
- Administarors can manage the user reviews completely
- Moderation for user review
- Review box and user reviwe widget
- Gives you the control to use and customize three types of reviews: per-page/per-post, category, or global reviews – whether you want users to review products, categories, or your entire website.
- Moderated submissions – allows you to choose which reviews are added to your site.
- Built completely around shortcodes, allowing you to include any of the three key features on any page, post, sidebar, footer, or widget on your site.
- Simple design means compatibility across themes and flexible CSS
- Endless color options for star and numerical rating systems.
- Includes external stylesheet for ease of customization.
- Minimalist, lightweight, and efficient code so your users won’t notice any hiccups.
- Integrates with user accounts and gravatar images.
- Displayed in microdata format following Schema.org (Google Rich Snippets) protocol so that site ratings are shown in SERPs with Google Rich Snippets (which increases overall rankings).
- Plugin doesn’t slow down website.
4). WP Product Review lite
- Create a top products review widget
- Easily update all the colors of the widget from theme options
- Add a download button in the posts
- You can add an awesome wrap-up widget at the end of your articles
- It enables you to add specific user review options to wordpress comments
- Add rich snippet ( schema ) to your posts
5). WP Customer Reviews
- Customers will see the reviews in friendly format, whereas it will show that to google as schema.org microformat which thus helps increasing your position in google
- Multiple anti spam measure to ensure spam proof reviews
- Option for letting you add your custom fields
- Shortcodes are available so that you can use the reviews at anywhere in the post or on the widget
- WPMU and WPMS (multi user and multi site) compatible
- Reviews editable by editor in terms of date and time
- Admin responses can be shown below the review
- Fast and light weight
Review plugins (WordPress review plugins) are must these days for all the ecommerce and blogging websites. And this list of best WordPress Review Plugins was made after trying almost all of them.
These all aforementioned plugins are best in some or more ways, and one should try it according to its exact requirements.
If you do not know your requirements well, feel free to ask us below in the comment box.
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