How to Add Product Review Extension on a Shopify Store?


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Ecommerce website acts more like a ‘salesperson’ and if you have product reviews on it, customers / visitors trust and buy more.

According to a survey (Bright Local), 85% of the consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. And, 49% consumers need at least a 4-star rating before they decide of choosing a product for purchase.

If you are looking for a way of adding more credibility to your Shopify store, go for adding product review extension. Hire Shopify experts or hire Shopify developers for getting the services done. They can help you in customization of Shopify theme too.

Reviews are a great way of seeing a ‘real-life’ experiences of the shoppers. Customers can learn about the product and see for themselves if the product is right for them or not.

‘Adding reviews to an ecommerce website need more commitment rather than just changing the settings.’

Get customer reviews by preparing solid plans

There are many ways of achieving first-hand real reviews from customers. Follow up emails is one of the ways, you can send them manually or automate them.

Adding handwritten or printed notes while shipping the products. It adds a personal feel. Outreach potential customers via social media. Ask customers to leave reviews in newsletters or marketing emails.

How to add a product review?

Variety of apps are there for product reviews. Shopify has in-built product review app, which you can explore. You can add an extension for your Shopify store and it’s for free. Naive at handling coding thing? Contact experts.

Good thing about this app is, it automatically adds the aggregate score in Google search results of the store. It also supports Google microdata (also named as ‘rich snippet’).

Here’s how you can add product reviews on the product pages.

DESKTOP

Step 1: Go to Shopify Admin, click online store > themes.

Step 2: Select theme, click actions > edit code.

Step 3: Open ‘product-template.liquid’ in the ‘sections’ directory.

Step 4: Choose the space or an area where you want your product review code to appear. Usually, it’s recommended under product description. Find product description by searching {{ product.description }} liquid tag.

Step 5: Below the product description liquid tag, paste the following snippet:

Your code will look like this:

Click save.

ANDROID & IPHONE

Step 1: Open Shopify App, tap ‘store’.

Step 2: Pick ‘sales channel’ section and tap on to ‘online store’.

Step 3: Click ‘manage themes’.

Step 4: Select theme, click actions > edit code.

Step 5: Open ‘product-template.liquid’ in the ‘sections’ directory.

Step 6: Choose the space or an area where you want your product review code to appear. Usually, it’s recommended under product description. Find product description by searching {{ product.description }} liquid tag.

Step 7: Below the product description liquid tag, paste the following snippet:

Your code will look like this:

Click save.

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