Now that we have created all of our APPs, API Keys, and Client ID's for  Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIN, and Twitter; it is now time to complete the General Settings portion of the plugin.  Please note that if there is a Setting which can be modified on a Page or Post Review Setup, those Settings will override anything you set in any of the Sections of the Main Plugin Settings for the Social Review Engine.  What you are about to see are the settings used in the General tab of the main settings page.


*Please login to your Wordpress Admin and go the Social Review Engine> Settings page now and make sure you are on the General Settings Tab in order to properly setup the plugin.

 

Here is the  General Settings of the Social Review Engine:

Social Review Engine General Settings



Here is the Tutorial Video for the General Settings Setup of the Social Review Engine:



General Settings

After creating the Facebook Application you should have entered the App Id/Api Key and the App Secret to the specific fields by now.

After that choose your language for Facebook. With this option, you can explicitly tell which language you want to use for communicating with Facebook.


Delete Options
If you don't want to use Social Review Engine Plugin on your site anymore, you can check that box. This makes sure, that all the settings and tables are being deleted from the database when you deactivate the plugin.


Hide Options
Check this box if you want to hide the shortcode button as well as the meta box for the Social Review Engine for all other users except the admins.


Caching

Check this box if you are using the caching plugin on your site.


Enable Debug log

If you have trouble with posting a review, then you can activate this option. If checked, debug output will be written to log file.

Logs will be written in /home/wpweb/public_html/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/ wpsocial-fbreview-engine/logs/logs-991a98c0b03ca15611d587d741528c7a.txt


Enable the Social Review Engine Settings Meta Box

Check desired post types on which you want the Social Review Engine Settings Meta Box being displayed. If you don't check one then it will be displayed on all post types.


Enable the Social Review Settings

Check desired post types on which you want the Social Review Settings - Review Setup Meta Box being displayed. If you don't check one then it will be displayed on the posts and reviews post types.


Force Facebook Logout

Check this box if you want to force a logout of Facebook after the user submitted a review. You can also set this option for individual posts within the Meta box settings.


Enable Social Network

Check the different social network options which you want to enable for reviews. You can change order of them by drag and drop.


Include Settings in Shortcode

Check this box if you want to use global settings in [wps_fbre_review_form] shortcode.


Disable Connect With

Check this box if you want to hide the "Connect with" text above the social network buttons.


Display Submit Button

Check this box if you want to display the submit button instead of the Facebook social icon when you only have Facebook activated.


Enable Guest Reviews

Check this box if you wants review for non logged in user. This is only for WordPress reviews.


Check this box if you want to allow not registered users to be able to submit a review. This is only for WordPress reviews. If checked the user needs to enter his name and email to be able to submit a comment. If you leave that unchecked and use WordPress reviews, then the user will need to create an account first, before he can submit a review.


Redirect URL
Here you can enter a redirect URL for users who don't grant extended permissions to your Facebook Application. This means, if the user doesn't grant the needed permissions he will not be able to submit a review and will be redirected to the given URL. The URL must start with http://


Enable Reviews on
Check different post types or individual entry for particular post type to enable the review functionality on this post types.


Enable Reviews on Categories

When you select a category, then the review form will be displayed on all the posts within the chosen category.


WooCommerce

Check this box if you want to use the reviews on your woocommerce product pages. If checked then this will replace the default woccommerce reviews with the Social review engine reviews.
Note: ‘Enable Reviews on’ for ‘Products’ post type must be tick for this.


Close Comments
Check this box if you want to close the comments for the posts which have the review form enabled. You don't need to disable the comments manually for each post you add the review form to.


Change Slug

The change slug feature allows you to change the Custom Post Type Slug name’ /reviews’ which is created on your blog when you activate the Social Review Engine plugin. The "Reviews" Custom Post Type is created and the slug for the Permalink URL is as well. In order to change this, simply add your own Slug Name to the text field.

Default slug is ‘review’.

Note: When you change the slug you need to save the permalink from WordPress Admin Settings > Permalinks.


Disable Post Type Reviews

By clicking this check box you will disable the "Reviews" Custom Post Type created by the Social Review Engine and remove it from your blog completely. This will not affect the functionality of the plugin or its use on other Posts, Pages, or Custom Post Types.


Enable Sort By Ratings

Check this box if you want to sort your posts by received ratings.