The testimonial page acts as a platform to show how your current customers have benefited from your product or service. Adding testimonials to your website can be an extremely effective way to build trust and increase your company’s reputation.
To display testimonials in the Ken theme, you’ll need to follow two main steps: adding items to the testimonial page and adding the testimonials shortcode to a page to show the testimonials items.
To see the Testimonials shortcode in action, check out the demo page.
In this article
Creating Testimonial Posts
To add a new item:
Displaying Testimonial Posts
After adding testimonial items, you can display them on a page of your website.
To show the testimonial items:
Configuring Testimonials Shortcode Settings
You can set different settings for Testimonials shortcode: select the appropriate style, show specific items, etc. The testimonials shortcode settings are described below:
|Count||Sets the number of testimonials you want to show. For an unlimited count you need to set this option value to -1.
|Slides Animation||Sets the animation for the testimonial items change. Available options are:
Showing Specific Items
There is a setting in the testimonial settings pop-up that allow you to show the items based on specific IDs: Select Specific Testimonials.
|Select Specific Testimonials||Only shows the specified items.
Altering the Item Sorting
There are two settings in the testimonial settings pop-up that allow you to alter the items’ sorting: Order and Orderby
By default, the order and orderby settings are set to Descending and Date therefore it sorts the older items ahead of the newer items.
|Order||Sets the ascending or descending order of the Orderby parameter.
|Orderby||Sorts the items based on the selected parameter (date, menu order, title, …).
Configuring Testimonials Styling
You can style testimonials using the following settings:
|Style||Sets the style for the shortcode. Available options are: Boxed Style, Quotation Style, Modern Style.
|Skin||This option will be available if you set the testimonials style to Quotation Style. Use this option to set a proper skin scheme for testimonials. Available options are: Dark, Light.
Styling the Testimonials Content
|Font Family||Sets a font for the shortcode.
|Quote Text Size?||Sets the text size of the quote.
|Quote Text Color?||Sets the text color for the quote.
|Author Text Size?||Sets the text size of the author.
|Author Text Color?||Sets the text color for the author.
|Company Name Text Size?||Sets the text size of the company name.
|Company Name Text Color?||Sets the text color for the company name.
Adding an Entrance Animation
To make the testimonial items visible on scroll with animation, there is a setting in the testimonial settings pop-up called Viewport Animation. Using this setting is easy and straightforward but if you need a step-by-step tutorial, read the Configuring a shortcode’s entrance animation article.
Configuring the Visibility for Devices
To make the testimonials shortcode visible only for some devices such as Phones, Tablets, Mega Tablets, Netbooks, Desktops, there is a setting in testimonials settings pop-up which is called Visibility For Devices. The usage of this setting is easy and straightforward but if you need a step by step tutorial, read Configuring the visibility for devices article.
Adding an Extra Class Name
You can read the Adding a custom CSS class to a shortcode article for further explanation.
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