Installation – Testimonials Widget Premium

Requirements

Install Methods

  • Download testimonials-widget-premium.zip locally
    • Through WordPress Admin > Plugins > Add New
    • Click Upload
    • “Choose File” testimonials-widget-premium.zip
    • Click “Install Now”
  • Download and unzip testimonials-widget-premium.zip locally
    • Using FTP, upload directory testimonials-widget-premium to your website’s /wp-content/plugins/ directory

Activation

  • Click the “Activate” link for “Testimonials Widget Premium” at WordPress Admin > Plugins

License Activation

  1. Set the license key through WordPress Admin > Testimonials > Settings, Premium tab, License Key field
  2. License key activation is automatic upon clicking “Save Changes”

Usage

  1. Watch Testimonial Widget
  2. Read How do I create a testimonial record?
  3. Add and manage testimonials through the Testimonials menu in the WordPress admin area
  4. To display testimonials or a submission form as a widget, go to the Appearance > Widgets menu and drag the Testimonials or Testimonials Submission Formwidget into the desired widget area. Then configure the widget to select options and display as desired.
  5. Use the following shortcodes to display testimonials on a page, post, etc.
    • [testimonials] – Testimonials listings with paging
    • [testimonials_archives] – A monthly archive of your site’s testimonials
    • [testimonials_categories] – A list or dropdown of testimonials’ categories
    • [testimonials_count] – Count of testimonials
    • [testimonials_examples] – Displays examples of commonly used testimonials’ shortcodes with attributes
    • [testimonials_form] – Testimonials entry form
    • [testimonials_links] – List of testimonial author and title linking to full entry
    • [testimonials_options] – Displays summary of testimonials’ settings for use with shortcodes and theme functions
    • [testimonials_recent] – Your site’s most recent testimonials
    • [testimonials_slider] – Displays rotating testimonials or statically
    • [testimonials_tag_cloud] – A cloud of your most used testimonials’ tags
  6. Read theme functions usage for using the following theme helpers.
    • <?php echo testimonials() // Testimonials listing with paging ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_archives() // A monthly archive of your site’s testimonials ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_categories() // A list or dropdown of testimonials’ categories ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_count(); // Count of testimonials ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_form(); // Testimonials entry form ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_examples(); // Displays examples of commonly used testimonials' shortcodes with attributes ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_links(); // List of testimonial author and title linking to full entry ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_options(); // Displays summary of testimonials' settings for use with shortcodes and theme functions ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_recent() // Your site’s most recent testimonials ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_slider() // Displays rotating testimonials or statically ?>
    • <?php echo testimonials_tag_cloud() // A cloud of your most used testimonials’ tags ?>
  7. See the Shortcode and Widget Options section for configuring shortcode and theme function attributes.

Tutorials

Upgrading

  • Through WordPress
    • Via WordPress Admin > Dashboard > Updates, click “Check Again”
    • Select plugins for update, click “Update Plugins”
  • Using FTP
    • Download and unzip testimonials-widget-premium.zip locally
    • Upload directory testimonials-widget-premium to your website’s /wp-content/plugins/ directory
    • Be sure to overwrite your existing testimonials-widget-premium folder contents

Deactivation

  • Click the “Deactivate” link for “Testimonials Widget Premium” at WordPress Admin > Plugins

Deletion

  • Click the “Delete” link for “Testimonials Widget Premium” at WordPress Admin > Plugins
  • Click the “Yes, Delete these files and data” button to confirm “Testimonials Widget Premium” plugin removal

Documentation