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March 8, 2015

Creating a Testimonial

Creating a Testimonial

Creating a Testimonial is a pretty straigh forward process. Use the “Testimonials” Custom Post Type to add your Testimonials.

  1. In the wordpress Admin Area goto the Testimonials Post area
  2. Either click on Add New in the Menu or the Add New in the top of the Post List

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Things you should know

  • A single testimonials item can not be previewed or viewed as a single post
  • Testimonials can be grouped by categories.
  • Calling a Testimonial has do be done by it's id or category
  • the testimonial text allows valid HTML code (h-tags, a-tags, divs), but we advice to keep the formatting as simple as possible.
  • For each Testimonial Item one can add :
    1. A Name of the person who wrote the Testimonial
    2. A Jobtitle of the person who wrote the Testimonial
    3. A (valid) URL to that persons website or social page
    4. A Text for the url
  • Upload a featured image by clicking the “Set featured image” link under the “Featured Image” box.

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The Single Testimonials Item

The Single Team Member item has not so much options as the other post types.

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  1. The Title (Name) of the Testimonial
  2. The Testimonial Text
  3. Clients Name
  4. The Clients Job Title
  5. The Clients Link Text (optional)
  6. The Clients Link Url (optional)
  7. The Client image or logo
  8. The Testimonial category to group them
  9. Publish the post. Make the post visible in the front of your website. Or change its date, visibility, set it draft.
  10. The Screen options. Enable / disable what you want to have visible in this custom posttype.

Once all settings and content is added to the testimonial item you can publish the post and it will become visible in the testimonials list you created in a page either by adding the testimonials posts shortcode or visual composer testimonials element to that page at the location where you want the testimonials list to appear.

Note : Testimonials since they don’t have a single post view mode do not have design options.