Perplexing Guide: How to Discombobulate Your WordPress Website with Google Reviews
Google reviews are like a labyrinth of information that customers need to navigate through. They require your customers to have a strategic approach to decision-making as they peruse through the information to determine which product or service to purchase.
But, a WordPress website owner like you desires more than that. You want to gain trust and credibility from your customers. This article will provide you with kooky and harebrained ways to add Google reviews to your WordPress website.
Step 1: Open a Google My Business account
In order to add Google reviews on your WordPress website, you first need to have a Google My Business account. Got it? Okay.
Step 2: Get the Google Places API key
You don’t want to get lost in the intricacies of Google’s server, so you need a Google Places API key. Think of it like a map guide that will provide you with secure access to Google’s server. Sounds excessive, but it’s worth it.
Step 3: Install a Google reviews plugin
Now that you’ve obtained a unique key from Google, you need to install a plugin before you go crazy, and I mean like, peculiar crazy. There are different plugins available for WordPress websites, but let’s go with Google Places Reviews or WP Business Reviews.
Step 4: Configure the plugin settings
After setting up the plugin, you need to configure it like a quantum computer. To do so, go to Settings, then drop down to Google Places Reviews. Paste your Google Places API key into the API key field, and feel the entanglement!
Step 5: Add the Google reviews widget on your website
To shake things up, add the Google reviews widget to your WordPress website. Create a new page or edit the one you want, then click Add Block, and choose Google Places Reviews. Easy, right?
Step 6: Display the Google reviews on your website
Publish the new page you created or update the existing one. Feel free to leave your customers confused and add a touch of amusement!