How to embed Google Reviews on WordPress

How to embed Google Reviews on WordPress

December 6, 2023

Kirill Tereshchenko
How to embed Google Reviews on WordPress

Let users know they can trust you. Embed Google Reviews on your WordPress website. It may take time if you have to manually copy-paste them. But you can automate it with customer testimonial software like Wally.

Why use Wally to add Google Reviews to WordPress?

🏄‍♀️ Save your time! Bulk import Google Reviews to WordPress in one click. No manual work.

✍️ Edit and approve! Filter negative reviews and edit content as needed.

🔒 Verified reviews! Each review includes the original link and users can validate them.

🎨 Your own design! Design the testimonials widget to match your website branding.

⭐️ Embed Google Reviews on WordPress using built-in Custom HTML ✨ It's easy!

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How to embed Google Reviews on WordPress:

Step 1: Import Google Reviews

  1. Log in to Wally using your Google account or enter your email:

    Wally Login page

  2. Choose Google Reviews:

    Add Google Reviews to WordPress

  3. Visit Google Maps and search for the place from which you would like to import reviews (use search bar):

    Search for your business on Google Maps

  4. Once the desired location appears on the map, click on the marker or pin that represents the place:

    Click on the marker

  5. Look at the top of the browser window where the URL bar is located. It displays the address of the current web page. Copy it:

    Copy your location URL from Google Maps

  6. Paste the copied URL in the input field in Wally:

    Paste the copied URL to import Google Reviews

  7. Click "Import":

    Import Google Reviews button

  8. In addition, you can turn on auto-sync. This lets Wally track and sync new Google Reviews:

    Automatically import new Google reviews

Step 2: Manage reviews

Edit content and approve positive reviews to add them to the WordPress testimonial widget:

Review management service

Step 3: Design testimonials widget

Set your own design for your testimonial widget to match your website branding:

  • Adjust styles and colors.

  • Show or hide elements such as avatar, stars, date, platform logo, and link.

  • Set the order for displaying reviews or randomize it with each page load.

Testimonials widget design

Step 4: Embed Google Reviews on WordPress

  1. Log in to your WordPress account.

  2. Navigate to the Pages section:

    Pages section

  3. Choose the specific page where you'd like to add Google Reviews:

    Home page

  4. Hover over the desired location on the page, and click on the "+" icon to add a new block:

    Add block to WordPress website

  5. Select the "Custom HTML" block (use search):

    Custom HTML block

  6. Go to the "Widgets" menu in Wally.

  7. Select the preferred testimonials widget:

    Testimonials widget

  8. Click the "Embed widget" button:

    Embed testimonials widget button

  9. Copy the provided code snippet:

    Embed testimonials widget code

  10. Paste the copied embed code from Wally:

    Embed Google Reviews on Wordpress

  11. Click "Update" to save changes:

    Update button

✅ Congratulations! You embedded Google Reviews on your WordPress website.

How to Embed Google Reviews on WordPress

❗️ WordPress only allows plugin-enabled sites to embed codes using the Custom HTML block. If your site doesn't support plugins, iframe and script codes won't be compatible. To enable this feature, consider upgrading your WordPress account.

Import, manage, embed reviews

Import, manage, embed reviews

Import, manage, embed reviews