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How To Add Reviews To Shopify

How To Add Reviews To Shopify

Last modified: April 16, 2020

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Reviews are a vital part of an eCommerce store. Customers trust peer reviews more than your sales pitch. With the right mix of reviews of products for your brand, you can build sales, revenues and profits without much effort.

Typically, Shopify doesn’t automatically collect reviews. However, you can easily add them with the help of a reviews app or the following manual option that edits the theme.

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How To Add Reviews To Your Shopify Store

Step 1: Log In

Log in to your Shopify dashboard using your login credentials.

Step 2: Themes Page

Next go to your ‘Online Store’ and then find the ‘Themes’. Then select the theme that you want to edit.

Step 3: Edit Code

Then you want to click on ‘Actions’ and then click on the option that says ‘Edit Code’.

Step 4: Find The Right Theme File To Edit

Next you need to find the right theme file to edit. It could be named:

  • product-grid-item.liquid
  • product-card.liquid
  • product-card-item.liquid
  • product-block.liquid

In the code, point to the area in which you want the star rating badges to display. This is normally below the product title, which is identified in the code as {{product.title}}. When you’ve found this element, copy and paste this code snippet into the space below the {{product.title}} code line.

You can add the code into different areas to make it more unique to your store.

Step 5: Save

When you’ve completed the changes to the code, click on the ‘Save’ option to ensure changes are published to your store.

Steps To Add Reviews To Collection Pages

Step 1: Log In

Log into your Shopify dashboard using your login credentials.

Step 2: Themes Page

Next go to your ‘Online Store’ and then find the ‘Themes’. Then select the theme that you want to edit.

Step 3: Edit Code

Then you want to click on ‘Actions’ and then click on the option that says ‘Edit Code’.

Step 4: Find The Right Theme File To Edit

Open the ‘product-grid-item.liquid’ file that can be found in the snippets directory. There are three other names that this file could have. These are:

  • product-card.liquid
  • product-card-item.liquid
  • product-block.liquid

In the code, point to the area in which you want the star rating badges to display. This is normally below the product title, which is identified in the code as {{product.title}}. When you’ve found this element, copy and paste this code snippet into the space below the {{product.title}} code line.

You can add the code into different areas to make it more unique to your store.

Step 5: Save

When you’ve completed the changes to the code, click on the ‘Save’ option to ensure changes are published to your store.

Add Reviews To The Product Pages

Step 1: Log In

Log in to your Shopify dashboard using your login credentials.

Step 2: Themes Page

Next go to your ‘Online Store’ and then find the ‘Themes’. Then select the theme that you want to edit.

Step 3: Edit Code

Then you want to click on ‘Actions’ and then click on the option that says ‘Edit Code’.

Step 4: Find The Right Theme File To Edit

Next you need to find the right theme file to edit. It could be named:

  • product-template.liquid
  • product-card.liquid
  • product-card-item.liquid
  • product-block.liquid

In the code, point to the area in which you want the star rating badges to display. This is normally below the product title, which is identified in the code as {{product.title}}. When you’ve found this element, copy and paste this code snippet into the space below the {{product.title}} code line.

You can add the code into different areas to make it more unique to your store.

Step 5: Save

When you’ve completed the changes to the code, click on the ‘Save’ option to ensure changes are published to your store.

You can have a look at our top rated Product review apps here. These can help you add reviews quicker and, if you don’t have coding knowledge, can be a great option.

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