How to Show Google Reviews on Your Website (Step-by-Step Guide)
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How to Show Google Reviews on Your Website (Step-by-Step Guide)

how to show google reviews on your website

Want to learn how to show Google reviews on websites?

Embedding Google reviews is a great way to convert more people into customers and grow your sales.

But directly showing Google reviews on your site can be tough. If you’re not used to coding, you might have to spend money hiring a professional.

The good news? We’ll discuss how to embed Google reviews on your website free of hassle in this tutorial.

Let’s get started!

Why Embed Google Reviews in WordPress Sites?

By showing Google reviews on your site, your visitors will be able to see that regular people out there are happily using your products.

With this social proof, you’ll have an easy time converting more of your website visitors and getting tons of sales.

On top of that, showing Google reviews can help add fresh keyword-rich content to your site. It’s a great way to get better SEO

After that, you can rank higher in search engine results and reach more customers.

How to Show Google Reviews on Your Website Easily

Now that you know how embedding Google reviews can help your business grow, let’s go ahead with our tutorial.

All you have to do is follow the steps below, and you can have Google reviews on your site in just minutes.

Step 1: Install the Reviews Feed Pro Plugin

To show Google reviews on your website, the easiest way is to use a review aggregator like Reviews Feed Pro.

With the help of this tool, you can easily display reviews from the biggest platforms out there — no need to touch a single line of code.

reviews feed pro plugin

Ready to get started? First, grab your copy of Reviews Feed Pro here and download it to your computer.

Next, you can install and activate this plugin on your WordPress site to continue.

If you want a quick refresher on how to do that, take a look at our user-friendly guide on how to install and activate WordPress plugins.

After you install and activate Reviews Feed Pro, you can create a new feed for your Google reviews.

Step 2: Create a Google Review Feed

You can show Google business reviews on your WordPress site with the help of a new reviews feed.

First, open the Reviews Feed » All Feeds menu from your dashboard and then click on the Add New button to continue.

add new button reviews feed

Now, you can choose the type of reviews that you’d like to show on your website. On top of Google reviews, you can display reviews from Facebook, Tripadvisor, as well as Yelp.

For now, select Google on the popup before clicking on the Next option.

select google feed type

Since you’ve created a new reviews feed, you can go ahead and connect it to your Google business page in the next step.

Step 3: Connect Your Review Feed to Google

By connecting this feed to Google, it can start displaying reviews on your WordPress site.

First, click on the Add Source button to get started.

add new source reviews feed pro

If you want to create unlimited review feeds on your site and want your feeds to be automatically updated, then you can simply use your Google API Key.

In case you don’t have your key yet, you can simply follow our beginner’s guide on creating a Google API key.

After that, return to your website and then paste the key into the popup before clicking on Next.

Or, you can click on Skip if you want to connect your API key later.

insert your api key reviews feed pro.jpg

Next, you can enter your Place ID so the review feed can recognize your business and start fetching reviews.

If you don’t have your Place ID yet, just you can easily create one from the official Place ID generator.

There, enter the name and location of your business and the select the right option in the dropdown list.

enter place name google.jpg

Just select your location from the drop-down list, and Google will show you the ID in the map below.

Finally, copy the code to the right of the Place ID field in the map below.

Once you’ve done that, you can return to your website and enter the Place ID that you just copied.

For that, simply paste the code into the popup and then click on Finish.

add your place id create reviews feed.png

After adding this as a source once, you can freely reuse it for any of your future review feeds.

For now, you can select the source you want to use and then click on the Next button.

confirm source google feeds

After you’ve added this as your source, Reviews Feed Pro will create a beautiful reviews feed that automatically matches your site design.

On top of that, you can customize how it looks in the next step.

Step 4: Customize Your Google Reviews

To help you get started with ease, Reviews Feed Pro lets you import a feed template.

Created by professionals, you can simply choose one of these templates and have a beautiful reviews feed ready to go:

  • Default
  • Simple cards
  • Masonry
  • Single review
  • Showcase carousel
  • Carousel
  • Grid carousel

After selecting a template from the options, click on Next.

select your reviews feed template

Just like that, you’ll see your new Google reviews feed open in the visual customizer.

In just a few clicks, you can change your layout, header, review elements, load more button, and much more — no coding needed!

live feed editor for reviews feed pro

What’s more, you can track all of your changes in real time using the live preview on the right. As a result, you can clearly see how you’re showing the Google reviews on your website.

To get started, first, click on the Feed Layout option on the left.

click on the layout option reviews feed

Now, you can select a layout for the Google reviews on your feed.

With Reviews Feed Pro, you get 3 different layouts with unique designs that you can choose from:

  • List: Show your Google reviews in a single column so each review gets more attention
  • Masonry: Use multiple columns to engage visitors with tons of Google reviews at once
  • Carousel: Turn your Google reviews into a slideshow carousel to make your site more interactive
layout options for google reviews

Once you’re happy with your layout, click on the Save button to confirm your changes.

To customize more of your Google reviews, click on the small Customize button in the top right corner.

return to main customization options

Doing that will bring you back to the main options of the visual customizer.

Just like that, you can customize your header, button design, review elements, and much more from the visual customizer.

Once you’re happy with the design, click on the Settings tab to start editing your Google review settings.

Then, select the Filters option on the left.

open filter settings reviews feed pro

After that, you can add different filters to your Google reviews feed to only display reviews with specific ratings or keywords.

In fact, you can simply select your approved star ratings on the left and only reviews with those ratings will be show.

filters for google reviews feed

Remember to click on Save once more if you’re happy with your filters.

On top of that, you can use filters to set up banned words or even moderate your feed yourself and choose which reviews to show or hide.

As a result, you can focus on displaying high-quality reviews that can get you more conversions with ease.

The best part? You can do all this in a few easy clicks with no coding needed at all!

Remember to click on Save after you’re finished with the customization. You can then move on to the final step and embed your Google reviews.

Step 5: Show Google Reviews on Your Website

Using this plugin, there are 2 ways you can show Google reviews on your website:

  • Show Google reviews on your web page
  • Show Google reviews on your website’s sidebar or footer

Not sure which to pick? We’ll look at both of these options below:

Show Google Reviews on Your Web Page

From the visual customizer, it’s super easy to start embedding this Google reviews feed.

All you have to do is click on the Embed button at the top of the editor.

reviews feed click on the embed button

Clicking on that opens a popup where you can find the different ways to embed Google review feeds.

For now, you can click on the Add to a Page button on the popup.

add to a page widget reviews feed pro

Now, the plugin will show you a list of the available WordPress pages on the popup.

Choose a page from the list and then click on Add to continue.

add to a page review feed

You’ll now see that page open in the WordPress editor, where you can embed your feed using a content block.

To add a new block, click on the plus (+) icon here.

add new content block on wordpress

Then, search for the “reviews feed” block using the search bar at the top.

Finally, click on the Reviews Feed block to show the Google reviews on your website.

add reviews feed block to wordpress

Now you can just click on the Update button, and your Google reviews will be displayed on your website for everyone to see.

And if you open your page now, you can check how your Google reviews look.

example of google reviews feed wordpress

As you can see, Reviews Feed Pro helps you embed reviews from Google in just a few minutes — even if you’re new to WordPress.

With that, let’s look at the next way of showing Google reviews in WordPress.

Show Google Reviews on Your Website’s Sidebar or Footer

Like before, you can easily add Google reviews to your sidebar or footer using the visual customizer.

From your admin dashboard area, open the Reviews Feed » All Feeds menu and click on the review feed that you just created.

open review feed live editor

Now, the plugin will open that feed in the visual customizer. From this page, you can personalize your Google reviews once more.

For now, click on the Embed button to continue.

reviews feed click on the embed button

Next, you’ll see a popup that displays your feed’s embed options. You can copy your shortcode or choose to embed Google reviews on a WordPress page.

This time, click on Add to a Widget option to proceed.

add to a widget reviews feed pro

Doing that will open your site’s Widgets page, where you can add, remove, or manage your site’s widgets.

If you want to display Google reviews on your sidebar, open the Sidebar panel.

open sidebar panel

For the sake of our example, we’ll go with a sidebar panel as well here.

You can also open the Footer panel instead and show your reviews on the website footer.

open footer panel

After picking the location, click on the plus icon (+) at the bottom to add a new widget.

Finally, select the Reviews Feed widget to add Google reviews to your site’s footer or sidebar.

add reviews feed block to sidebar

All you have to do now is click on the Update button and anyone visiting your site will be able to check out your Google reviews.

In fact, you can even open your site to take a look for yourself. You’ll see your reviews displayed like in this Google reviews widget example:

sidebar review feed widget wordpress

And that’s it for now!

After this tutorial, we hope you know how to show Google reviews on your website the easy way. With Reviews Feed Pro, you can do all that in just minutes – no need for Google review HTML code!

After that, you’ll have an easy time getting more sales, building trust in your brand, and growing your business.

Ready to show Google reviews on your site? Get Reviews Feed Pro for your site here!

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Sajjan Sharma Senior Writer
Sajjan has been writing about WordPress, social media marketing, and online businesses for over 10 years. His professional interests extend to include influencer marketing, content curation and digital marketing strategies.

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