Displaying testimonials on your WordPress website is one of the best ways to show social proof and build trust with your website visitors. According to statistics compiled by BigCommerce, simply by using testimonials regularly, you could generate 62% more revenue per site visitor. Another data point that speaks in favor of testimonials states that the vast majority of consumers read testimonials before making a purchase.
Luckily, displaying testimonials on a WordPress website is easy with the right testimonial plugin for WordPress. In this post, we’ve gathered the best testimonials WordPress plugins so you can show them on your site and build trust.
Below, you’ll find the best free and paid testimonial plugins for WordPress, ranked in no particular order.
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1. Strong Testimonials
Strong Testimonials is a relatively young plugin compared to other testimonial plugins on this list but is full of great features. The plugin makes it easy to display testimonials in several different layouts. You can customize the background color and the font color and several layouts come with a dark and light version.
You can download the basic version of the plugin for free from the official repository and if you need more features, you can upgrade to the pro version of the plugin. The pro version comes with additional features such as the ability to display testimonials and reviews from third-party websites like Facebook, Google My Business, Yelp, Zomato and WooCommerce, anti-spam form protection, multiple testimonial submission forms, and more.
Pricing: Free, paid version starts at $49/year for a single-site license.
2. Testimonial Slider
This plugin allows you to display testimonials, reviews, and quotes in the form of a slider on your website. The plugin uses shortcodes to display testimonials so you can easily add them to any post or page or a widget that accepts shortcodes.
You can customize how the slider looks, add star ratings, and input the name as well as an image of your customer. Testimonials can also be set to play on an infinite loop.
If you need more customization options and slider layouts, you can upgrade to the paid version of the plugin.
Pricing: Free, paid version starts at $39 for a single-site license. This is a one-time fee.
3. Testimonial Rotator
The Testimonial Rotator is a simple and straightforward plugin for displaying testimonials on your WordPress website.
This article was written by Brenda Barron and originally published on WPExplorer.