Earlier we have discussed about creating a review website with WordPress, but that method activates a new post type whereas in this tutorial we will be explaining you how you can write product reviews without adding any new custom post type. WP Product Review is plugin which adds in-depth reviews & ratings features to basic WordPress posts. The bloggers make regular posts but at the bottom of the page, the plugin will ask you if this post is a review or not. If you select “Yes, it opens up a whole bunch of extra fields and makes it easy for you to list product’s features, its pros and cons, you can add a product image and add other review details.
It helps you to interact with your users with improved comments. Reviews can be exposed in an easily readable format and it helps you to generate money by adding a buy now button right inside your post.
Here a quick overview of its features:
- Provides top products widget
- Widget colors are customizable from theme options
- Enables you to add specific review options to WP comments
- Enables you to add a download button in the posts, you can beautifully wrap-up widget at the end of your articles
How To Use WP Product Review Plugin?
Install and activate WP Product Review plugin. After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> WP Product Review page and set the customizations as per you like. It allows you to colors, typography, buy button and include some general settings like you can activate comment review user and set the position of the review box.
When you are done with the options visit Dashboard -> Posts -> Add New page, scroll down and enable product review by selecting ‘Yes‘ option.
Selecting ‘Yes‘ option will open up various boxes showing up fields with product review features, as shown in the above given slideshow.