This tutorial will give you an overview of the current Shortcodes and Widgets available for use with the Social Review Engine Plugin.  With our current list of feature rich shortcodes and widgets for the plugin you have the ability to truly create a custom experience for your site visitors.  For example, we have customers who have used the plugin to gather Product Testimonials.  These customers then have taken the Shortcodes and used them on Sales and other various pages to display the Testimonials they have received.  Using the tools and setting variations for each of our shortcodes and widgets you have a huge amount of built in flexibility with what you do on your Wordpress blog using the Social Review Engine Plugin.



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*Note:  You can access the Shortcodes and all their Settings easily via the Social Review Engine Icon which is now embedded on your Wordpress Post Editor.



Social Review Engine plugin provides some shortcode functionality. You will see a Social Review Engine shortcode icon within the WordPress editor, just as shown in the image below.


Social Review Engine Shortcode Editor


Available shortcodes are

[wps_fbre_review_form] – Display review form
[wps_fbre_reviews] – Display user submitted review list
[wps_fbre_top_rated] – Display top rated review post list
[wps_fbre_editor_rating] – Display editor rating
[wps_fbre_user_rating] – Display user review rating
[wps_fbre_total_rating] – Display total rating as text


Review From Shortcode


To integrate the Social Review Engine from into any page or post you can use the [wps_fbre_review_from] shortcode.


SDE Shortcode Review From


Show Reviews
Check this box if you do not want to show the reviews underneath the review form.


Post ID
Enter a Post ID for which the reviews will be posted, leave it empty to use the current post.


Enable Facebook Review
Check this box if you want to enable Facebook for your reviews.


Enable Twitter Review
Check this box if you want to enable Twitter for your reviews.


Enable Wordpress Review
Check this box if you want to enable Wordpress (email) for your reviews.


Enable Google+ Review
Check this box if you want to enable Google+ for your reviews.


Enable LinkedIn Review
Check this box if you want to enable LinkedIn for your reviews.


User Submitted Review list Shortcode


To integrate the user submitted review list into any page or post you can use the [wps_fbre_reviews] shortcode.

SDE Shortcode Submitted Review


Rating Stars
Check this box if you want to display the star rating from each review.


Read More Link Text
Enter a custom "Read More" text for the link after the review snippet. If you don't want to display a "Read More" link, then just delete the default entry and leave it empty.


Open in a New Window
Check this box if you want to open the read more link in a new window. If you're displaying the reviews on a Fan Page, then it's recommended that you check that box.


Display Review Title
Check this box if you want to display the submitted review title.


Display Review Images
Check this box if you want to display the submitted images with reviews.


Display Review Videos
Check this box if you want to display the submitted videos with reviews.


Display Review Details
Check this box if you want to display the submitted review details.


Review Details Size
Enter the amount of characters you want to display for the review details. If you want to display the full review, leave it empty.


Number of Reviews
Enter the number of review you want to display. If you want to display all review, leave it empty.


Review Order
Choose on which order you want to show the reviews. Descending and Ascending do sort the review order by date. If you choose Random then it will just pick reviews from the database randomly.


Show Reviews of Current Post
Check this box if you want to display only current post reviews.


Only Show Reviews From
Choose particular post or page on which the review has been done.


Add Styling Effect to Images
Select a styling for the user images. Note: these effects do only work with modern browsers and don’t show up on older browsers. Leave it empty to use the default styling.


Single Review Style
Select a styling for the single reviews. If you choose a styling this will add a border around the single reviews with the chosen colors from above. If you don't want to use any borders, leave it empty.


Display Slider
Check this box if you want to display the reviews as slider.


Auto Start Slider
Check this box if you want the slider to start automatically.


Display Paging
Check this box if you want to display paging button underneath the slider.


Complete Markup
Check this box if you want to show complete markup of average ratings.


Top Rated Review Post list Shortcode


To integrate the top rated review post list into any page or post you can use the [wps_fbre_top_rated] shortcode.

SDE Shortcode Top Rated Review


Product Title
Enter product title if you want to use another title for the products, which is being displayed on the top of the list.


Rating Title
Enter rating title if you want to use another title for the rating, which is being displayed on the top of the list.


List Size
Enter the amount for the list size.


Don't Show Content Below
Select a minimum average rating star. If the average rating is below than the chosen value then content will not be displayed.


Editor Rating Shortcode


To integrate the editor rating into any page or post you can use the [wps_fbre_editor_rating] shortcode.


SDE Shortcode Editor Rating


Position
Select a position for the Editor Ratings.


User Rating Shortcode


To integrate the user rating into any page or post you can use the [wps_fbre_user_rating] shortcode.


SDE Shortcode User Rating


Post ID
Enter a Post ID from which the user ratings should be shown. Leave it empty to use the current post.


Complete Markup
Check this box if you want to show average ratings.


Total Rating Shortcode


To integrate the total rating into any page or post you can use the [wps_fbre_total_rating] shortcode.


SDE Shortcode Total Rating


Post ID
Enter a Post ID from which the total ratings should be shown. Leave it empty to use the current post.


Text
Enter a total rating text. Available template tags

{total_rating} – will display the total rating
{total_reviewswill display the total reviews



Social Review Engine Widgets


If you want to attach a social review engine widget, enter the administrator panel, then go to Appearance and click Widgets.


Social Review Engine plugin provides the widget to display the users review and the top rated review.


WP Social Reviews

A social reviews widget, which lets you, display reviews you received from users.

Find the "WP Social Reviews" widget and drag it to your desired place. You can set various setting provided within widgets.


SDE Social Review Widget


WP Social Top Rated Content

A top rated widget, which lets you display your top rated content.

Find the "WP Social Top Rated Content" widget and drag it to your desired place. You can set various setting provided within widgets.


SDE Social Top Rated Widget