Google Reviews WordPress Plugin

The easiest way to generate, manage, and display your Google reviews on WordPress.


About our Google reviews widget for WordPress

The easiest way to generate, manage, and display your Google reviews on WordPress with just one line of code.

Are you looking for a solution that helps you showcase photos, reviews, or feeds from social networks right on your website?

EmbedReviews is an advanced review management tool that helps you grow your customer reviews and acquire new buyers thanks to the power of reviews.

The official WordPress plugin works for all EmbedSocial tools, and you will never need to install or maintain multiple plugins.

Collect, filter, and display your Google testimonials on your WordPress website in modern and fully customizable widgets and uplevel your local business or e-commerce.

With or without a WordPress plugin, using tools like EmbedReviews, you can now easily add your well-deserved Google Reviews to your WordPress website.

Add your Google Places Reviews to your WordPress site and provide visitors with the quickest way to boost their trust in your brand and leverage your SEO efforts in just a few clicks!

Display your best reviews with a 5-star rating only, sort out the positives, and leave out the negative reviews at the bottom of the widget or hide them. It’s up to you. And no matter if you have received short or long reviews, they will all fit perfectly in our review widgets.

Please note that with this WordPress plugin for Google Reviews, you can use a specific Schema code for WordPress that can auto-update for every new review you receive.

With EmbedReviews, you don’t need any coding skills to create lovely widgets on your website.

Benefits of Google business reviews for WordPress websites

It’s more than just a Google reviews plugin! You can combine your Google Place reviews with all the reviews from other sites and display a combo widget on your website. It works smoothly with any WordPress database.

Some of the best benefits you’ll get include:

  • Boost your search engine ranking
  • Show instant social proof and build trust
  • Show your product reviews in an engaging way
  • Improve the average time visitors spend on your website
  • Increase your conversion rate
  • Save the time of manually adding customer reviews
  • Encourage new review posting

Google Reviews Widget Features for WordPress

  • Reviews management – Don’t run back and forth. Your best WordPress plugin allows you to manage and respond to your customer testimonials from one spot.
  • Photo reviews – A photo tells a thousand words. Let your customers share your products from Google Places in action.
  • Unlimited widgets – Show your reviews from all sources in one place. Combine your Google, Facebook, and other business reviews in a single widget.
  • Reviews generator – No more manual copy-pasting of long reviews. Just provide simple permissions to your social media and review site accounts and let the system fetch all your reviews. 
  • Review request – Send review requests via email and SMS to get feedback and earn your customer’s trust with customer interactions.
  • Google rich snippets – Use aggregated star rating snippets (schema code) for your WordPress site to improve local SEO and dominate search engine results. Let your 5-star rating shine bright.
  • Moderation – Handpick the negative reviews and leave them aside. Fetch the positive reviews you want to appear on your website.
  • Customization options – Choose from over 10 markup layouts and templates or level up with the custom CSS functionality and make matching widgets with your WordPress theme.
  • Web collection forms – Create unlimited review forms with the reviews plugin. Embed a ‘Leave a review’ button and start getting more reviews from your website.
  • Notifications – Don’t look for your Google business reviews on your sidebar. Get alerts every time someone writes a review.

Besides the many features, the plug-in offers you a wide arrangement of settings:

  • Set the number of Reviews per page and Number of pages.
  • Create combo widgets.
  • Choose from 10+ different templates (carousel, WP Google review slider, grid, etc.)
  • Create a Google reviews widget.
  • Display reviews with a Minimum rating from 1 to 5.
  • Set your reviews on the WordPress plugin for your eCommerce store.
  • Set Google places API key.
  • Sort by Likes, Comments, and Rating.

See the full feature list →

How to embed Google Reviews on WordPress?

Here are the steps on how to embed the Google reviews widget in WordPress:

  1. Create an EmbedReviews account or sign in if you already have it
  2. Go to the “Sources” tab on the left-side menu and then click the “Add source” button
  3. Select “Google Location” from the pop-up menu and connect your Google My Business account to the platform
  4. Go to “Widgets” on the left menu and then click “Create New”
  5. Customize and moderate your widget and click on the “Copy code” button to copy the widget’s code
  6. Sign in to your WordPress account and choose and Edit the page where you want to add the reviews on,
  7. Click the + button in the new editor, choose Shortcode or Custom HTML
  8. Click “Save” when you’re done.

If you find yourself struggling with some part of the setup, feel free to reach out to our customer support team and we will be happy to help you.

Please note: When you set an account for EmbedReviews, you get the free version of this tool for 7 days. With the PRO version and Premium version of EmbedReviews, you get numerous features like pulling online reviews from up to 15 sources, creating an unlimited number of reviews feeds and widgets, etc.

For more detailed instructions on how to embed your Google business reviews, check the link below for a  complete Google Reviews guide on creating and embedding the widgets.

See the full tutorial →

How does the plug-in work?

The official EmbedReviews plug-in is easy to use.

You can get your business reviews rolling in with a simple five-step setup:

  1. Choose your pricing plan and sign in to your EmbedReviews account
  2. Connect your Google and Facebook accounts
  3. Pull out your reviews
  4. Create and customize widgets
  5. Copy the code and paste/embed it into your website 

Frequently asked questions about Google reviews

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To effectively display your Google reviews the best way is to utilize Google-approved widgets like EmbedReviews or plugins to embed Google reviews directly on your website. This not only showcases positive customer feedback but also enhances your website’s SEO by displaying fresh, user-generated content.

To get started with EmbedReviews, start a free trial and follow the guide on how to embed Google reviews on your website.

If you already have other reviews widget on your website from EmbedSocial, like Facebook or Yelp, then it’s very easy to include Google reviews in your widget.

Just go to Widgets > Open your reviews widget > Click on the Sources tab > and click Add source.

In the popup, choose Google My Business as your new source and follow the steps to connect your Google account to the system.

Once you are done, you will be able to pick your Google location in the Sources section and include Google business reviews in your existing widget. 
To embed a custom Google reviews widget on your website, you have a wide range of options. With the editor in EmbedSocial, you are able to choose colors, fonts, options to choose widget layout, add Custom CSS, and even choose to display a ‘Write a review’ button in the header and collect Google reviews with a direct link to your Google business page.

To get started with a unique Google reviews widget, check the widgets library.
Currently we don’t have the Google review widgets in the Free plan for automatic updates. But you can use the free plan to upload your Google reviews and create a free Google review widget manually.

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Yes, the embedding Google reviews with EmbedSocial works with any web builder or eCommerce platform. Here are the tutorials for each different platform you are able to embed the Google reviews widget code:

Embed Google reviews in other web builders:

Embed Google reviews in WordPress
Embed Google reviews in Wix
Embed Google reviews in Webflow
Embed Google reviews in Squarespace
Embed Google reviews in Weebly
Embed Google reviews in PageCloud

Embed Google reviews in eCommerce platforms:

Embed reviews in Shopify
Embed reviews in Magento
Embed reviews in BigCommerce

Please note, if you have a WordPress website you can also use a Google reviews plugin that will provide you with a shortcode to add the widget in your page editor simply.
Yes, you can use EmbedSocial to respond to Google business reviews directly from one console. If you manage multiple Google My Business accounts, you will not need to log in to different location pages in order to write the review. You can respond to all these reviews from one place, thus saving tons of time.

And as a bonus, you can use the AI-powered responder to reply with the help of artificial intelligence and save extra time.
Yes. The EmbedSocial platform provides a few options to manage and filter the Google business reviews generated in the widget.

You can use the Moderation tab, where you can hand-pick which reviews to show on your website or use the filter by keywords to show only reviews containing certain words in your Google reviews widget.
Small and medium-sized businesses stand to benefit enormously from Google Reviews.

These reviews serve as authentic customer testimonials, acting as a beacon of trust and credibility for potential clients. For many consumers, choosing a local business often hinges on the feedback of previous customers.

By embedding Google reviews widget, you can streamline the entire process and always sync your website with the reviews posted on your Google My Business account.
Yes, the widget with Google reviews will stop showing on your website but you will be able to export all your reviews in a CSV format.
Google Reviews are generally considered trustworthy as they are created by real users who have interacted with the business.

However, like any online review system, they are not immune to manipulation or fake reviews.

It’s always a good idea to read multiple reviews and look for consistent themes in the feedback.
Yes, when you display google reviews on your website, the EmbedSocial platform will provide you also with Google review-rich snippets. These snippets actually appear with aggregated ratings and yellow stars as part of your page search results. This can help people more people see your result and impact a higher click-through rate.

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