Using a Widget

You can use a widget to display testimonials. The widget allows the same options as the shortcode. Drag the widget to a widetized area and enter a title

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  • Group
    • “all” – ignores groups
    • “group_name”- display only this grouping
  • Number
    • “all” – displays all testimonials
    • “XX”- put in the number of testimonials you want to display
  • By
    • random – display randomly
    • order – display by order number lowest to highest
    • date- display most recent first
  • IDs
    • “” – leave blank if not using IDs
    • “ID1,ID2,etc” – put in one or more testimonial IDs separated by a comma
  • Rotate
    • “no” – display all selected testimonials
    • “yes” – rotate each testimonial
  • Layout
    • “0” – default to whatever is set up in the General Options Panel
    • “1” – no format top meta
    • “2” – no format bottom meta
    • “3” – no format side meta
    • “4” – format top meta
    • “5” – format bottom meta
    • “6” – format side meta
  • Use Schema
    • “default” – whatever is set up in the General Options Panel
    • “yes” – override to yes
    • “no” – override to no

Tips

  • The fewer the testimonials the faster the load time
  • Rotate a maximum of 10 testimonials
  • Do not use more than five rotating widgets on a page
  • If you are not rotating testimonials keep the number below 3

The image below shows a screenshot of widget layouts

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