It’s nice to be able to let your customers review your products, whether they are physical or digital. If you use Easy Digital Downloads, you may want your customers to submit ratings.
Easy Digital Downloads Review Extension
This EDD extension is super easy to use. Once it’s installed, it will add the option for reviews to your products. You can also disable or close a review on any specific product.
On the product page, you have the option for the customer to leave a review.
When reviews are lcompleted, they will be put into moderation for approval. This helps a lot with SPAM.
And here you can see what the reviews look like:
Settings for the Review Extension
This extensions has some settings you might want to fiddle with. They give you much better control over who can leave reviews, whether they need to be logged in to write one, etc.
Most of the settings are straightforward, but there are a couple I would like to explore a bit deeper.
Enable Review Breakdown
This gives you an added rating overview on your page that potential new customers might find more useful.
Here is what it looks like once it’s activated:
Since most people love to be rewarded for taking the extra effort, it would be a nice surprise after rating a product if they got an email for a discount on the next product they purchase from you.
Here is what they would receive:
This extension comes with two widgets:
With this widget, you can select a specific review and display it in your sidebar or some other widget area of your theme.
This is what it looks like in my sidebar:
EDD Reviews Widget
This widget lets you display the recent reviews.
And this shows what that will look like:
Lastly, for more flexibility, you can display any review within a post or page by using a shortcode.
If you are ready to start adding reviews to your Easy Digital Downloads store, check out this plugin today.