Adding testimonials to your WordPress website is a great way to increase your sales. Social proof shows customers that there are people just like them who love your product or service.
The easiest way to add testimonials to your website is by using a WordPress plugin. But there are hundreds that claim to do it. Which one should you use? Below we have the ten best plugins which will give you great-looking testimonials in no time.
Toolset makes it easy to add great-looking testimonials anywhere on your website.
There are two ways for you to add your testimonials. The first and easiest way is by using the out-of-the-box designs from their modules library which you can have up and running on your website in minutes. Toolset Testimonials offers a number of pre-built designs including sliders, column lists, and grids.
If you’re a more experienced developer then you can also custom-design your testimonials from scratch. With Toolset, you can add multiple custom fields, videos, images and even create post relationships with other content.
That’s not all. You can create forms for users to submit testimonials, translate them using Toolset’s integration with WPML and create a custom post type to separate them.
Strong Testimonials is one of the most popular testimonial plugins available. It can help you collect testimonials from external platforms (Google, Yelp, Facebook, WooCommerce, and Zovato) and display them all in a single place.
But the plugin can do so much more! It is highly customizable, has a very easy-to-use and intuitive interface that doesn’t require any coding, and provides plenty of useful extensions intended to enhance the way your testimonials will look.
You can also benefit from custom fields (text, email, URL, video), add star rating, and choose from 11 templates and 4 layouts to display your testimonials professionally. Strong Testimonials helps you create beautiful testimonial sliders and lists with just a few mouse clicks.
The best part is that you can automatically subscribe your users to a MailChimp email list to promote your business.
Drive your sales and skyrocket your business with Strong Testimonials!
Display testimonials in a grid or slider using Testimonial Showcase with more than 15 layout options to customize them.
To save you time, you can also create submission forms to allow your users to post their own reviews.
Testimonials Showcase also comes translation-ready and with a number of built-in options including rounded speech bubbles, flat card boxes, and quote marks.
The secret is in the name, Easy Testimonials really are simple to add anywhere on your website including to the sidebar, as a widget, or on a page or post. All you need to do is add shortcodes and you’ll be up and running.
Easy Testimonials also lets you choose what fields, images, text, and many other options to display. And developers can further customize them by creating their own templates for different screen sizes.
To make your life easier you can also create a customer feedback form on your website for users to fill in and build their own testimonials.
Testimonial Basics is a comprehensive testimonial management plugin that you can use to display your testimonials as part of content or widgets on the sidebar.
Testimonial Basics comes with a number of features including Gravatar to fetch the author’s photo, star ratings, and pagination for 3-10 testimonials per page.
Not only that but you can also create a feedback form that will collect user testimonials.
Testimonial Slider comes not only with easy-to-implement modern sliders but you can also display your testimonials as a list. Furthermore, it also provides you with pre-designed layouts for both sliders and lists.
In fact, hardly any coding skills are required for Testimonial Slider. You can easily customize your testimonials according to your theme, change colors and filter them by categories.
You can also create a front-end form for testimonial submissions as well as one for the back-end to allow admins users to easily fill out new testimonials.
Thrive Ovation helps you to easily gather testimonials by automatically collecting testimonials from clients ready for you to select from. This is done by automating the whole process from sending automatic messages to clients to creating dedicated landing pages.
As well as making the process of gathering testimonials easier, Thrive Ovation also comes with an intuitive dashboard to help you organize and keep across all of them.
That’s not all, you can also use Thrive Ovation to easily build testimonials that can be updated dynamically or use shortcodes to create them.
Have you used any of these WordPress testimonial plugins? Let us know in the comments area below.