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How to Add Testimonials to WordPress Pages (3 Easy Methods)

Posted by Stacey Corrin on November 4, 2021

Do you want to add testimonials to WordPress pages?

Adding testimonials to your WordPress website helps you show social proof and boost your brand’s credibility. And that’s why so many businesses display multiple testimonials across their website pages.

In this article, we’ll show you how to add testimonials to WordPress pages easily.

Why Add Testimonials to WordPress Pages?

Showing customer testimonials on your WordPress site is an effective way of adding social proof, which can help you win more customers and boost sales. Plus, if you run an online store, testimonials can even boost your conversion rates.

For instance, when people see positive comments about your products or services, it increases their trust in your brand. And if you display your testimonials on a product or checkout page, they can encourage users to go through with their purchase.

Another effective way to use testimonials is on squeeze pages. That way, you can encourage people to download an ebook or subscribe to your email newsletter.

As you can see, when you add testimonials to WordPress pages, you significantly increase the chance of boosting leads and sales.

With that said, we’ll show you how to add testimonials to pages in WordPress using 3 different methods. Click any of the quick links below to jump to the method you need.

Method 1: Add Testimonials to WordPress Pages with SeedProd

For the first method, we’ll use SeedProd to add testimonials to WordPress pages.

SeedProd best WordPress Page Builder

SeedProd is the best WordPress page builder with drag and drop functionality. Used by over 1 million websites, it lets you create custom pages in WordPress quickly.

With hundreds of responsive landing page templates to choose from, getting started is easy. And with the visual editor, you can customize your page with testimonials and other lead-generation tools without writing code.

So follow the steps below to add testimonials to WordPress with SeedProd.

Step 1. Install and Activate SeedProd

The first step is to download a copy of the SeedProd plugin.

Note: There is a free version of SeedProd available, but we’ll use the Pro version since it has the testimonial block we need.

After downloading SeedProd, install and activate it on your WordPress site. If you need help, you can follow this guide for installing WordPress plugins.

Upon activating SeedProd, go to SeedProd » Settings and enter your license key.

Verify your seedprod license key

You can find your license key in your account dashboard on the SeedProd website.

Step 2. Create a New WordPress Page

After entering your key, head over to SeedProd » Pages and click the ‘Add New Landing Page’ button.

Add a new landing page in WordPress

From there, you can choose from hundreds of professionally designed landing page templates.

SeedProd landing page templates

Once you find a template you like, hover over the thumbnail and click the checkmark icon.

Choose a landing page template

From there, you’re asked to enter your landing page name and URL. After entering those details, click the Save and Start Editing the Page button.

Enter your landing page name and URL

SeedProd will now launch your template in the drag and drop visual editor. And it’s where you can design and customize your page.

Navigating the builder is super easy; simply click to select and edit any of your template elements. You can also drag any element from the left-hand side and drop it onto your preview on the right.

SeedProd drag and drop builder

Step 3. Use the Testimonial Page Block

The first block that we’ll add is the customer testimonial block. So drag the ‘Testimonials’ block from the Advanced blocks section and drop it onto your page.

Add the testimonials block to you page

From there, customizing the testimonial block is just as easy. For example, you can click the Content tab to change the testimonial title, text and even add a featured image for the client or customer.

enter your testimonial content

And if you click the Advanced tab, you can change the typography, colors, spacing, and even control testimonial views for mobile and desktop devices.

Customize your testimonial styling

To add multiple testimonials, click the ‘Add Testimonial’ button in the left-hand menu. This will automatically create a rotating block of customer testimonials.

Add multiple testimonials in WordPress

Then, under the Carousel Settings heading, you can change the navigation color mode, turn auto-play on or off and control the carousel speed.

Step 4. Customize Your Page

After adding testimonials to your WordPress page, you can continue customizing your design with SeedProd. For example, to change the default template image, click the image block and select the trash can icon to remove it. 

replace existing template image

From there, you can upload a new image from your computer, WordPress media library, or SeedProd’s library of free stock images.

And if you want to change your fonts, colors, and custom CSS globally, simply click the gear icon in the bottom left corner.

Customize your global page settings

Any settings you change in this panel are added to your entire page. That means you won’t need to edit the fonts or colors of each block individually.

Additionally, you can connect your email list with your landing page easily. So if you’re collecting email addresses, you can update your list automatically.

To do that, click the Connect tab at the top of your screen. From there, you can see the various email marketing services that integrate with SeedProd. 

seedprod email marketing integrations

So click your preferred service and follow the instructions to connect your email list with SeedProd.

Remember to click the Save button to store your settings.

Step 5. Publish Your Page in WordPress

When you’re happy with your landing page design, click the dropdown arrow next to the green save button and select Publish.

Publish your testimonial landing page

From there you can preview your design and see the testimonials live on your WordPress page.

Example of testimonials on WordPress page

Method 2: Add Facebook Testimonials to WordPress Pages with Smash Balloon

For the second method, we’ll use Smash Balloon to add Facebook testimonials to WordPress pages.


Smash Balloon offers the best suite of social media feed plugins for WordPress. And their Facebook Feed Pro plugin includes a handy extension that allows you to show Facebook reviews on any post or page in WordPress.

smash balloon mobile friendly social media feeds

Once you activate, set up, and connect your Facebook account, your testimonials will automatically update when new reviews are posted. Plus, there are plenty of options for filtering and moderating which reviews show up on your site, so you have complete control.

So if you want to add Facebook testimonials to WordPress pages with Smash Balloon, follow the steps below.

Step 1. Install and Activate Facebook Feed Pro

First, download a copy of Smash Balloon’s Facebook Feed Pro plugin.

Then install and activate the plugin on your WordPress website.

Next, navigate to the Facebook Feed » Extensions menu from your WordPress dashboard, where you’ll see the Reviews extension. From there, click on the Activate button next to it.

Activate reviews extension

Now you’re ready to start adding testimonials to your WordPress page.

Step 2. Make Your Facebook Testimonials Widget

To create your first testimonials feed, go to the Facebook Feed » All Feeds menu from your WordPress dashboard. Then, click the Add New button to create a new Facebook feed.

Add a new facebook reviews feed

From there, you’ll see several different feeds you can add to your website. To add a reviews feed, click the Reviews option and click Next.

Choose the reviews feed type

Step 3. Connect to Your Facebook Reviews

To embed your Facebook reviews on your website, you need to connect your feed to a Facebook page first. To do that, click the Add New button under the Select a Source heading.

Add a new facebook feed source

Now you’ll see a popup asking you to choose between a Facebook page source or a Facebook group. To add testimonials, you’ll need to select the Page option and click Connect.

On the next screen, you’ll need to log in to Facebook and choose which Facebook page you want to connect to. Just select the page you want, click Next, grant Smash Balloon’s permissions, and click Done.

Connect to a Facebook page

Now you’ll head back to your WordPress dashboard. From there, simply select your Facebook page and click Add.

Add your Facebook page as a reviews feed

Step 4. Customize Your Facebook Testimonials Feed

The next step is to personalize your Facebook testimonials feed. ​​In the live editor, you can see the customization settings on the left, with different:

  • Feed types
  • Feed layouts
  • Color options
  • Post layouts
  • Header styles
  • Like box
  • And much more.

And on the right side, you can see any customization changes you apply in real-time.

Facebook feed live editor

To start customizing your feed, click the Feed Layout option. You can choose from 3 different testimonial layouts on that screen: list, masonry, and carousel.

Choose a testimonial feed layout

Click any layout you prefer and click the Save button.

Now let’s customize your feed’s color scheme by clicking the Color Scheme option. On that screen, you can match your WordPress theme’s color scheme, use a light or dark theme, or create a custom theme of your choosing.

Change your testimonial feed color scheme

When you’re happy with how your testimonial feed looks, click Save.

Step 5. Embed Your Testimonials Feed in WordPress

There are several ways to add your Facebook reviews feed to WordPress, including:

  • In any WordPress post
  • In widget-ready areas like your sidebar
  • On any WordPress page

For this guide, we’ll show you how to add testimonials to WordPress pages. So click the Embed button at the top of your screen.

Click the embed button

From there, click the Add to a Page button.

Click the Add to a Page button to embed your testimonials

And on the next screen, choose the page where you want to add your testimonials and click Add.

Choose your WordPress page

After clicking the button, you’ll head to your chosen page’s WordPress block editor.

Add the Custom Facebook Feed WordPress block

From there, click the plus (+) icon to add a new WordPress block and choose the Custom Facebook Feed widget to add your Facebook reviews feed to your page.

Facebook feed WordPress block with reviews and testimonials

When you’re happy with how everything looks, click Publish. Now, when your customers visit your site, they’ll see your Facebook reviews right on your page. 

Example of facebook reviews feed on WordPress page.

Method 3: Add Testimonials to WordPress Pages with WP Testimonials Rotator

For the last method, we’ll use a strong testimonials plugin called WP Testimonials Rotator. This plugin is free in the WordPress plugin directory and lets you add simple rotating testimonials to pages in WordPress.

So if you need a simple and free solution, follow these steps to add testimonials to WordPress pages for free.

Step 1. Install and Activate WP Testimonials Rotator

WP Testimonials Rotator plugin

First, download the WP Testimonials Rotator plugin and install and activate it on your website.

Step 2. Create Your Testimonials

Next, go to WP Testimonials » Add New from your WordPress dashboard.

From there, you can add your testimonial details using the WordPress page editor.

Add your testimonial content

After adding your testimonial quote, you can scroll down and add other details in the custom fields, including:

  • Client Name
  • Job Title
  • Company
  • URL
Enter your testimonials details

From there, simply click Publish to publish the testimonial on your website. And if you want your testimonials to rotate, you just need to collect testimonials and add them to your site using the same steps.

Step 3. Publish Your Testimonials in WordPress

Publishing your testimonials on a page is straightforward. Just create a new WordPress page and click the plus (+) icon to add a new WordPress block.

For this method, you’ll need to search for the Shortcode block, then click it to embed it on your page.

Add the WordPress shortcode block to your page

Next, just paste the following shortcode into the block:

[sp_testimonials_slider]

Paste the wp testimonials rotator shortcode into the shortcode block

Now all that’s left is to click Publish. Then when you preview or visit your page, you’ll see your testimonials live on your WordPress page.

Publish your testimonials on a WordPress page

That’s it!

We hope this article helped you learn how to add testimonials to WordPress pages easily. You might also like to learn how to embed Facebook events in WordPress too.

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