How to Use the Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress

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Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress

By sharing positive comments from customers, testimonials are a nice way to promote your online business.

Testimonial Rotator is a plugin to manage and display testimonials in WordPress.

In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create and display testimonials in your site.

Step #1. Install Testimonial Rotator plugin

  • Log in to your WordPress site.
  • Go to Plugins > Add new and search for "Testimonial Rotator".
  • Click "Install Now" and activate the plugin.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress

Step #2. Add a rotator

  • Go to Testimonials > Add Rotator.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Set a title for this rotator.

Scroll down and configure the rotator options to your needs.

  • Transition Effect.
  • Image Size for every testimonial.
  • Seconds per Testimonial.
  • Transition.
  • HTML tag for Testimonial titles.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress

On the right, you can set up other settings that are unchecked by default:

  • Randomize Testimonials.
  • Vertical Align (Center Testimonials Height).
  • Show Previous/Next Buttons.
  • Hide Featured Image.
  • Hide Microdata (hReview).
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Select a theme.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Click the "Publish" button when you're done.

Step #3. Add a testimonial

  • Go to Testimonials > Add New.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Type a title (highlight) and the testimonial text.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Attach to Rotator. Check the Rotator created in the previous step.
  • Select an optional "Star Rating" from 1 to 5. By defaults is "Don't show".
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Type Author information like name or credentials.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Upload the person's image.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Save changes when you're done.
  • Create as many testimonials you need by repeating this step.

Step #4. Add a Testimonial rotator shortcode into a page

  • Create or edit a page through Pages > Add new/Edit.
  • Click "Add rotator" button.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Choose a rotator.
  • Insert rotator.
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • A shortcode is added to the editor:
Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress
  • Save changes when you're done.

Step #5. End result

Preview the page. The testimonial posts will rotate based on the settings from step 2.

Testimonial Rotator Plugin for WordPress

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