Rich Testimonials

Installation

The easy way
1. Download the plugin (.zip file)
2. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add
3. Select the tab “Upload”
4. Upload the .zip file you just downloaded
5. Activate the plugin
6. A new menu will appear in your Admin

The old way (FTP)
1. Once you buy the plugin, you will get zip folder.
2. Unzip the folder and Upload `rich-testimonials` folder to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory
3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
4. A new menu will appear in your Admin

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Steps to create new slider

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new slider is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and slider will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your slider type (Custom slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider’s Easy builder will get appeared. Now to add slides into slider, You will find 3 options to control testimonials.

Already added testimonials :

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Add new Testimonials from WP portal:

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Create new testimonial and Add:

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On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Create Custom Testimonials

Slider

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new slider is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and slider will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your slider type (Custom slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider’s Easy builder will get appeared. Now to add slides into slider, You will find 3 options to control testimonials.

Already added testimonials :

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Add new Testimonials from WP portal:

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Create new testimonial and Add:

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On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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List

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new Testimonial’s list is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and list will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your List type (Custom List) =>

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Specify List name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your list’s Easy builder will get appeared. Now to add slides into list, You will find 3 options to control testimonials.

Already added testimonials :

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Add new Testimonials from WP portal:

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Create new testimonial and Add:

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On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Grid

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new grid is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and grid will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your Grid type (Custom grid) =>

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Specify grid name, choose custom sliderand grid skin as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Your grid’s Easy builder will get appeared. Now to add slides into grids, You will find 3 options to control testimonials.

Already added testimonials :

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Add new Testimonials from WP portal:

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Create new testimonial and Add:

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On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Create Category specific Testimonials

Slider

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new category slider is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and slider will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your slider type (Category slider) =>

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Specify slider name and choose category of testimonials as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider’s Easy builder will get appeared. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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List

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new Testimonial’s category list is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and list will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your List type (Category List) =>

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Specify List name and choose testimonial category as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your list’s Easy builder will get appeared. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Grid

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new grid is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and grid will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your Grid type (Category grid) =>

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Specify grid name, choose testimonials category and grid skin as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Your grid’s Easy builder will get appeared. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Create Recent Testimonials

Slider

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new Recent Testimonial slider is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and slider will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your slider type (Recent slider) =>

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Specify slider name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your slider’s Easy builder will get appeared. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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List

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new Testimonial’s recent list is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and list will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your List type (Recent List) =>

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Specify List name as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Select Skin (default) and click on Next =>

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Choose Layout and click on Next.

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Your list’s Easy builder will get appeared. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Grid

In Rich Testimonials Slider, creating new grid is very easy. You just need to follow few steps and grid will get create.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Create new => Choose your Grid type (Recent grid) =>

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Specify grid name, grid skin as per your requirement and click on Next =>

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Your grid’s Easy builder will get appeared. On Easy builder you can change all types of settings as per your requirement. Use respective shortcode or template tag to display on front end.

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Edit Testimonials

You can Edit testimonial in Rich Testimonial. Rich testimonials provides a option to Edit. Go to Admin panel >> Rich Testimonials >> Testimonials. Testimonials custom post type will get open. Select your testimonial and click on Edit. Enter your data, like you have enter into WordPress Post/page. Below Edit you will find Post meta box of Rich Testimonials, where you can add Customer name, Cusomer avatar, Customer website, Ratings and many more to edit.

Post Meta Box:

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Available Skins

Sliders

Rich testimonials having seven(7) different skins. You can choose any skin for your slider.

You can choose skin for, while creating slider with create new steps. You have provided a step to choose skin.

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List of Skins:
1. Oval

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2. Minimal

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3. TextOnly

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4. Default

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5. Simplest

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6. Flat

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7. Round

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After create steps then also, you can change skin of slider. On easy builder, we have provided an option to change skin.

Go to Admin panel => Rich testimonials => Sliders and Lists => Find out your slider => Click on Edit to go on easy builder => Basic Settings => Skin => Choose your skin and save changes.

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Lists

Rich testimonials having seven(7) different skins. You can choose any skin for your List.

You can choose skin for, while creating list with create new steps. You have provided a step to choose skin.

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List of Skins:
1. Oval

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2. Minimal

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3. TextOnly

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4. Default

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5. Simplest

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6. Flat

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7. Round

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After create steps then also, you can change skin of list. On easy builder, we have provided an option to change skin.

Go to Admin panel => Rich testimonials => Sliders and Lists => Find out your list => Click on Edit to go on easy builder => Basic Settings => Skin => Choose your skin and save changes.

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Grid

Rich testimonials having three(3) different skins. You can choose any skin for your grid.

You can choose skin for, while creating grid with create new steps. You have provided a step to choose skin.

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After create steps then also, you can change skin of slider. On easy builder, we have provided an option to change skin.

Go to Admin panel => Rich testimonials => Grids => Find out your grid => Click on Edit to go on easy builder => Basic Settings => Skin => Choose your skin and save changes.

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Transitions

In Rich Testimonials, you can apply transition to each section e.g. Gravtar/Customer image, Customer name, Customer company site, Testimonial content. Rich Testimonials supports many of transitions. To set transition follow below procedure.

1. Open Easy builder panel of slider/list. For that, Go to Admin panel => Rich testimonials => Sliders & Lists => Find out your slider/list => Click on edit to open easy panel.

2. On left side we will find following menus.

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3. Under this menus you will find Transition option. where you can set different transition and set duration and delay for transition.

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Follow same procedure to set transitions to Customer name, Customer company site and Testimonial content.

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Per Slider Settings

Basic Settings

All basic operations related to slider, you can do it using basic settings of Rich Testimonials slider.
Using Basic settings you can change skin, width, height, Number of posts in slider, Background and other related settings. You will find following options in Basic Setting on Easy builder of Rich Testimonials Slider.

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Slider Title

You can choose title for slider, either default title or slider name, which you have given at the time of slider creation. You can change it’s font, color, size. You can set Google font to it.

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Gravtar/Avatar Image

Gravtar/Avatar Image sections provides you to change avatar images as per your requirement. You can change it’s shape Width, Height of image also you can apply transition to the image.

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Customer Name

Customer name section provides you to change font, color and size of customer name. You can apply Google font as per your requirement. Transitions can also apply to customer name and set duration and delay with it.

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Customer Company/Site

Customer Company/Site section provides you to change font, color and size of customer Company/Site. You can apply Google font as per your requirement. Transitions can also apply to customer name and set duration and delay with it.

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Testimonial Contents

Testimonial contents section provides you to change font, color and size of customer name. You can apply Google font as per your requirement. Transitions can also apply to Testimonial contents and set duration and delay with it. Star rating and Social icon enable or disable option you will find here. You can limit to content display in slider.

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous section of Rich Testimonials Slider, provides you options like Randomized slides in slider, Enable or Disable FOUC, Open links into new window etc.

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Per List Settings

Basic Settings

All basic operations related to list, you can do it using basic settings of Rich Testimonials list.
Using Basic settings you can change skin, width, height, Number of posts in list, Background and other related settings. You will find following options in Basic Setting on Easy builder of Rich Testimonials list.

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List Title

You can choose title for list, either default title or list name, which you have given at the time of list creation. You can change it’s font, color, size. You can set Google font to it.

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Gravtar/Avatar Image

Gravtar/Avatar Image sections provides you to change avatar images as per your requirement. You can change it’s shape Width, Height of image. You can apply border and it’s color.

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Customer Name

Customer name section provides you to change font, color and size of customer name. You can apply Google font as per your requirement.

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Customer Company/Site

Customer Company/Site section provides you to change font, color and size of customer Company/Site. You can apply Google font as per your requirement.

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Testimonial Contents

Testimonial contents section provides you to change font, color and size of customer name. You can apply Google font as per your requirement. Star rating and Social icon enable or disable option you will find here. You can limit to content display in slider.

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous section of Rich Testimonials Slider, provides you options like Randomized slides in slider, Enable or Disable FOUC, Open links into new window etc.

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Per Grid Settings

Basic Settings

All basic operations related to grid, you can do it using basic settings of Rich Testimonials grid.
Using Basic settings you can change width, height, Number of posts in list, Background and other related settings. You will find following options in Basic Setting on Easy builder of Rich Testimonials list.

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Customer Image

CustomerImage sections provides you to change avatar images as per your requirement. You can change it’s shape Width, Height of image. You can apply border and it’s color.

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Customer Name

Customer name section provides you to change font, color and size of customer name. You can apply Google font as per your requirement.

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Customer Company/Site

Customer Company/Site section provides you to change font, color and size of customer Company/Site. You can apply Google font as per your requirement.

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Testimonial Contents

Testimonial contents section provides you to change font, color and size of customer name. You can apply Google font as per your requirement. Star rating and Social icon enable or disable option you will find here. You can limit to content display in slider.

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Settings Panel

Slider Preview

On Slider preview panel, you can create slider, Enable or Disable slider preview and change skin.
On Slider preview panel you can create 11 types of slider. Related shortcodes and Template tag will get generate just below after creating slider.

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Basic Settings

All basic operations related to slider, you can do it using basic settings of Rich Testimonial slider.
Using Basic settings you can change skin, width, height, Number of posts in slider, Background and other related settings. You will find following options in Basic Setting on Settings panel of Rich Testimonial Slider.

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Slides

Slide Settings section divided into 5 sub section.

1. Slider Title: You can change all setting related to slider Title. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for text of slider.

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2. Avatar Image:
Avatar Image sections provides you to change Avatar images as per your requirement. You can change Width, Height of image also you can apply transition to the image. You can set default image to all slides.

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3. Customer name: You can change all setting related to Customer name. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for Post Content of slider.

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4. Customer Company/Site: You can change all setting related to Customer Company/Site. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for Post Content of slider.

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5. Testimonials Content: You can change all setting related to Testimonials Content. You can apply Google font to each one. Color, font size and Transition can also change for Testimonials Content of slider.

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Miscellenaous

Miscellaneous section of Rich Testimonials Slider, provides you options like Randomized slides in slider, Enable or Disable FOUC, Open links into new window etc.

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Manage

Sliders

On Manage Sliders page, you will find list of all sliders, which you have created. Respective shortcodes and template tags are also available on manage sliders page. You can change order of list a per your requirement. We have provided a option to change order by ID, Name, Slider Type, Shortcode or Template tag. You can use search option to search particular slider. Edit and Delete of slider operation can perform on manage sliders page.

Rich Testimonials >> Sliders and Lists.

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Lists

On Manage Sliders and Lists page, you will find list of all lists, which you have created. Respective shortcodes and template tags are also available on manage sliders and lists page. You can change order of list a per your requirement. We have provided a option to change order by ID, Name, Slider Type, Shortcode or Template tag. You can use search option to search particular slider. Edit and Delete of slider operation can perform on manage sliders and lists page.

Rich Testimonials >> Sliders and Lists.

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Grids

On Manage Grids page, you will find list of all grids, which you have created. Respective shortcodes and template tags are also available on manage Grids page. You can change order of list a per your requirement. We have provided a option to change order by ID, Name, Slider Type, Shortcode or Template tag. You can use search option to search particular slider. Edit and Delete of slider operation can perform on manage sliders and lists page.

Rich Testimonials >> Grids.

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Frontend Submit Testimonials Form Layout

You can accept testimonial directly from user using Rich Testimonial’s Form. User can fill that form submit, after submitting form testimonial goes into Testimonials custom posts with pending status. It means only after approval of site admin testimonial will get visible in Slider/List/Grid.

You can enable/disable many of the option of form.

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Use shortcode [testimonial-form] of form to display form on front end. You can create multiple form and use respective shortcodes to display on front end.

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Global Settings

Global setting are those settings, which are applicable to all settings sets.
Go to Admin panel >> Rich Testimonials >> Global Settings. You will find following setting on global settings page.

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1. Embed JS files in head: If enabled then slider JS will be load into head section else JS will load into footer section.

2. Minimum User level: You can decide who can access slider settings, You can specify access level here.

3. Text to display in the JavaScript disabled browser: This message will display, if java script is disabled on page.

4. Custom Styles: In case of provide static CSS, this field is use.

5. Show Promotionals on Admin Page: You can promote our sliders on your admin panel, if you wish to do that you can enable that.

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Quicktag

You can embed Rich testimonials, using Quick tag. You will find quick tag of Rich testimonials Slider in WordPress post and page. If you have already created some sliders then that shortcodes will also appear there. You can also create new slider from quick tag. All types of Rich testimonials can create using quick tag. Quick tag only appeared in Visual section of Post and Page.

Quick Tag:

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Quick Tag Popup:

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Advanced Embed Options

Template tags

Template tag of Rich testimonials is used in theme’s template file to display slider on front end. You can find Template tag of slider on Manage Sliders page.
Go to Admin panel => Rich testimonials Slider => Manage sliders and Lists. Here, you will find list of all sliders and Lists which you have created and it’s respective template tags just beside.

Sliders and Lists Template tags:

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Setting panel Template tags: If you are creating sliders directly from settings panel then following types of Template tag’s will generate.

Recent Posts Slider: You can use the below template tag to display the recent posts added to your WordPress site/blog in chronologically reverse order:-

< ?php if( function_exists( "get_rich_testimonials_recent" ) ){ get_rich_testimonials_recent( $set="1");}? >

Category Slider: You can use the below template tag to display the posts under particular category in chronologically reverse order:-

< ?php if( function_exists( "get_rich_testimonials_category" ) ){ get_rich_testimonials_category( $catg_slug="business",$set="1") ;}? >

Custom/Simple Slider: Here is the simple template tag to embed newly created slider.

< ?php if( function_exists( "get_rich_testimonials" ) ){ get_rich_testimonials( $slider_id="1",$set="1") ;}? >

Grids Template Tag:

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Shortcodes

Shortcodes of Rich testimonials is used in posts or pages to display slider/list/grid on front end. You can find Shortcodes of slider on Manage Sliders/list page.
Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Manage sliders. Here, you will find list of all sliders and Lists which you have created and it’s respective Shortcodes just beside.

Slider and Lists Shortcode:

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Grid Shortcode:

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Widgets

You have got a ‘Rich Testimonials Simple Slider ’ widget on Widget administration panel. Just insert the widget in any of the active widget of your theme.

Also you have got a ‘Rich Testimonials Slider – Category’ widget on Widget administration panel. You can select the name of the category from the dropdown, and select which settings to apply (multiple settings can be created thru Settings admin panel).

Also you have got a ‘Rich Testimonials Slider – Recent Posts’ widget on Widget administration panel. You can select which settings to apply (multiple settings can be created thru Settings admin panel) to this Slider as well.

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Testimonials Menu

Add New Testimonial

You can create new testimonial in Rich Testimonial. Rich testimonials provides a option to add new. Go to Admin panel >> Rich Testimonials >> Testimonials. Testimonials custom post type will get open. Hit Add New button to create new testimonial. Enter your data, like you have enter into WordPress Post/page. Below Edit you will find Post meta box of Rich Testimonials, where you can add Customer name, Cusomer avatar, Customer website, Ratings and many more.

Post Meta Box:

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Edit Testimonial

You can Edit testimonial in Rich Testimonial. Rich testimonials provides a option to Edit. Go to Admin panel >> Rich Testimonials >> Testimonials. Testimonials custom post type will get open. Select your testimonial and click on Edit. Enter your data, like you have enter into WordPress Post/page. Below Edit you will find Post meta box of Rich Testimonials, where you can add Customer name, Cusomer avatar, Customer website, Ratings and many more to edit.

Post Meta Box:

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Categories Menu

You can create new Category in Rich Testimonial’s testimonial custom post type. Go to Admin Panel >> Rich Testimonials >> Categories. Your already created categories will get displayed on right or you can create new category.

Your created category will get appeared, while creating category Slider/List/Grid. Category selection box is available there.

You can assign a category to testimonial when you are creating new testimonial on Custom testimonial Slider. you will find Category selection box to assign category and hit submit button to add. Your newly created testimonial will automatically get added into that category.

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Single Testimonial pages when opened give 404 page

Go to Admin panel => Settings (WordPress setting) => Permalinks. Hit Save changes button once, it will save your permalink structure with testimonial custom post type and testimonial will get display on front end.

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How to include Custom Styles / CSS

Go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Global Settings => Custom Style. Put your custom styles/CSS here, it will get applied to Slider/List/Grid.

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How to disable testimonial author picture / Avatar

To Disable author picture/Avatar, go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Manage Sliders and Lists => Select your slider/list and click on Edit => Gravtar/Avatar Image menu => Avatar Image => Hide image and save changes.

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My Slides are displayed one below another

The main reason the slider gets displayed one below the other is due to the JS. If the JS is not getting loaded then this issue arises. The reason of this is due to:

1) If there is a Plugin conflict due to another plugin getting installed.

2) If the footer does not consists of the hook.

Please check <?php wp_footer(); ?> this WP hook is available in your theme’s footer.php or not, if not then paste it before </body> tag and save file.

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My Slider does not slide

The reason for the slider not sliding is due to the JS. If the JS is not getting loaded then this issue arises. The reason of this is due to:

1) If there is a Plugin conflict due to another plugin getting installed.

2) If the footer does not consists of the hook.

Please check <?php wp_footer(); ?> this WP hook is available in your theme’s footer.php or not, if not then paste it before </body> tag and save file.

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How to change number of visible slides in Testimonial Slider?

To change number of visible items in one set , go to Admin panel => Rich Testimonials => Manage Sliders and Lists => Select your slider/list and click on Edit => Basic Settings menu => No. of Visible Items => Set your count as per your requirement and save changes.

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How to create a form in Rich Testimonials?

The forms can be added from Admin panel >> Rich Testimonials >> Forms >> Create New. Select the fields that you need for the form and Save the changes. There will be a shortcode that will be generated to display it on the front end.

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