Testimonial is one of the effective elements that an e-commerce site must have. Why? It is because whenever you go for online shopping the first thing that you want to know is the reviews of the product to make sure that the product is useful and helpful. Therefore, if you are inviting online audience to buy your product, then you must add some testimonials to your site.

Making a separate page and adding reviews which includes text, images and rating meter is undoubtedly a difficult task. However, you can make it easier by simply adding the testimonials plugins on your WordPress (WP) web or blog.

If you are going to search the WP’s official plugin directory, you will get a list of hundreds or thousands of plugins each claiming the best. In order to help you, I am sharing a list of few phenomenal testimonial plugins that you can easily install on your WP website.

1.    WP Testimonial Widget:


One of the most famous plugins for testimonials is WP Testimonial Widget. With its help, you can manage your website’s testimonials including the number of testimonials that you want to display on a single page. If you want to display it in your post, you can simply display it by adding its shortcode. You can also select different effects and display options within the given range of choice.

Plugin Available Version: 1.0

WP Version Required: 3.3 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.5.2

Rating: 5 Out Of 5

2.    Easy Testimonials:


Another effective testimonial plugin that you can install on your WP blog is Easy Testimonials. It allows you to add, edit, delete and manage your testimonials very easily and you can also choose the number of testimonials that you want to display per post/page. It has two other magnificent features. The first one allows you to add a picture with your testimonials and the other one allows you to link it. Linking it will help you bring the customer to the product’s page.

Plugin Available Version:

WP Version Required: 3.0.1 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.6

Rating: 4.7 Out Of 5

3.    HMS Testimonials:


HMS Testimonials is one of the most useful testimonials plugins for WP websites. It allows you to show a single testimonial, group of testimonials and some specific testimonials on a page or in a post. It authorizes you to add additional fields and pictures of the persons who have submitted it. It also allows you to do the basic yet necessary things such as adding, editing, deleting and selecting number of testimonials that you want to display per page.

Plugin Available Version: 2.1.8

WP Version Required: 3.0.1 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.6

Rating: 5 Out Of 5

4.    GC Testimonials:


Last on our list of best testimonial widgets for WP websites is GC Testimonials. One, who wants to specify and display the testimonials targeted to category, should use it. Along with exhibiting the existing testimonials, it offers the users to fill the form and submit their own testimonial on a website which will be approved after the approval of the administrator of website. You can have all the basic features such as, adding, deleting, editing and managing testimonials with it.

Plugin Available Version: 1.3

WP Version Required: 3.0 or Higher

Compatibility Up-To (WP Version): 3.4.2

Rating: 4.7 Out Of 5