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Testimonials notification

Step 1 – Add a new notification

Add new notifications

By clicking on the “+ Add notification” button a popup will open and we will select the notification we want to create. In this case, we want to add a ‘Testimonial’ notification to show customers opinions.

Select notifiction - testimonials

Step 2 – Notification name

The name you give in here is for admin use only. The customer will not see this name, this is simply the title you give to the notification, it is a mandatory field.

Testimonials notification

Step 3 – Notification content

First, we start by adding the text of the notification content. As you can see in the example below, you can edit the font, size, etc.

testimonial content text

  • Notification text: You can use the available placeholders %testimonialname%, %testimonialtext%, %stars%. The actual testimonial text is written in the ‘Testimonials‘ tab (step 4).
  • Add link: You can add a link to redirect customers that click on the notification. If you add a link the mouse will change to a ‘hand’ icon on hover, so the customer sees that he can click on it.

On the right side, you see a preview of the notification you are creating in real time. It changes dynamically as you are editing the notification.

Step 4 – Testimonial options

Now we start to create testimonials.

testimonials write testimonial

  • Testimonial name: Name of the dummy customer.
  • Avatar: Decide to show the default avatar, or upload a custom avatar.
  • Avatar position: Decide to show it above, left, right or under the text.
  • Avatar alignment: Depending on the position, decide the horizontal/vertical alignment.

In this example, we choose to show a custom avatar left from text on top.

For more information on the avatar position and alignment, check this page here.

write testimonial text

  • Testimonial text: the actual custom testimonial text that will be shown within the notification. You can also decide to copy-paste real testimonials here.
  • Rating: Add a number of stars as a rating, that is shown within the notification.
  • Save / Delete: After editing the options,  you can save or delete the testimonial.

testimonials overview

The testimonials that you add here will be shown randomly.

Step 5 – Style

Moving on to the ‘Style’ tab where we can manage the colors, padding, background, etc. of the notification.

testimonials style

  • Width (px): Width of the notification.
  • Background colors: Default color, and color on hover state.
  • Add background image: Decide to show and upload a custom image as a background, instead of a color.
  • Border radius (px): Decide to have square or rounded edges (0 for square).
  • Padding (px):  Decide the amount of space around the content.
  • Shadow: Add a shadow color to the notification.

Again, on the right-hand side, you can see the changes you apply directly in the preview.

Step 6 – Display options

The ‘Display options’ allow us to override the default options we have set, with regard to displaying the notification.

Tetimonials display options (1)

  • Override default position: decide to change the default position of the notification.
  • Select a position: decide where on the page to show the notification:
    • Top left
    • Top right
    • Bottom left
    • Bottom right

testimonial display options, display

  • Override default display options: Decide to change the default display options for the notification.
  • Show this notification to: Show it to all users, only guest users, or only logged-in users.
  • Additional geolocation filter: Decide to hide or show notifications to users from certain countries.

Override geolocation in notification

  • Notification visibility on pages: Decide to show the notification on all pages or only specific pages.
  • Notification visibility on product pages: Either show on all product pages, specific product pages or specific product categories.
    • Decide to show or hide the notification on selected products or categories.

For example, we want to show this notification to users from Spain, although by default, these users do not see notifications. Because in the general ‘Display options’ settings, we have excluded that country. 

Step 7 – Final result

On the frontend, the notification would look like this:

Example testimonial