User/Admin review plugin for WordPress – Everest Review Lite

Documentation of Everest Review Lite

A) Installing Instructions

  1. Unzip everest-review-lite.zip
  2. Upload all the files to the /wp-content/plugins/everest-review-lite
  3. For customizing the plugin’s settings, click on “General Setting menu option” in WordPress left admin menu.
  4. To display the review in the frontend,please enable menu on “General Setting menu option” sub-menu in plugin.

Once the plugin is installed and activated you will find a menu named “Everest Review” in the left menu bar of the admin menu.Once you click on that menu , you will go to the plugin’s main settings page.Basically there are 3 main panel in the plugin settings page which is individually described in detail below.


B)Plugin Main Page

This is the landing page for plugin. Here you can see the listing of the all the review template created. Here you can see Add New Review buttons at top left of menu listing table. You can also edit or delete menu created from here.


B.1)Create New Review

Everest Review Lite Add New Review

In this section, you can create new review template. You need to add review template name and hit enter or click “Publish” button. It contain four different tabs as listed below:

Basic Setting

From here, you can create set different element for the review template as listed below.

  1. Layout
  2. First tab section is called “Layout”. Here, you can set the layour design you would want to integrate for the review to be displayed

  3. Review Rating Input Type
  4. Second tab section is called “Review Rating Input Type”. Here, you can select input type for the admin review input option and review form input option.

    • Star :If you select this option, then then both user and admin review input option will be set as the star. You can set the different setting for star rating input type.

  5. Review Rating Setting
  6. Third tab section is called “Review Rating Setting”. Here, you can select how the value input for user/admin review will work. It has following component.

    • Review Rating Range (Min):

      Here, you can set the min val to be inputted in the review section. Minimum value for this setting is 1.

    • Review Rating Range (Max) :

      Here, you can set the max val to be inputted in the review section. Max value for this setting is 10.

    • Review Rating Increment Type :

      Here, you can set the the value for how the value increment for user/admin review input will be done. You can change the setting to either 0.1 or 0.5.

Admin Setting

From here, you can create set different element for the admin review template as listed below.

  1. Review Parameter
  2. Here, you can add the review parameter for the admin review input. You can add unlimited review parameter, custom order, delete the one you don’t want.

  3. Admin Review
  4. Review display type can be changed from here. you can set among 2 different design of review to display in frontend for admin review along with review header. It has following component.

    • Label :

      Here, you can set the main label for the admin review to be displayed.

    • Review Rating Display Style :

      Here, you can select the review type to be displayed among 2 different review template.

    • Rating Type :

      Here, you can set the the value and define how the value will be displayed in the frontend. You can change if you want to display the value in either percentage and normal number format

  5. Average Admin Review
  6. Average admin review display type can be changed from here. you can set among 7 different design of review to display in frontend for average admin review along with review header. Admin average value is the mean value of all the reviews. It has following component.

    • Label :

      Here, you can set the main label for the average admin review to be displayed.

    • Review Rating Display Style :

      Here, you can seletct the review type to be displayed among 7 different review template.

    • Rating Type :

      Here, you can set the the value and define how the value will be displayed in the frontend. You can change if you want to display the value in either percentage and normal number format

  7. Design
  8. You can change various design values option to customize the admin review section to how it will be look and set the color and design to match the theme or site design.

    • Color :

      Here, you can set the the color for the all the typography as seen in the admin review section.

    • Admin Review Color :

      Here, you can change color for the admin individual review.

    • Average Admin Review Color :

      Here, you can change color for the average admin individual review.

User Review Setting

From here, you can create set different element for the user review template as listed below.

  1. General
  2. Here, you can set the default string value to be displayed in user review section to related field.

    • General Header Text :

      Here, you can set the default text value as the introduction to user review section.

    • Go To Review Form Link Text :

      here, you can set the text the hypertext link section that will create smooth scroll effect to reach the desired form by it self. You will just have to enter the text.

    • No Review Yet Text :

      This text will be displayed if there is no review has been yet added by the user.

  3. User Review
  4. Review display type can be changed from here. you can set among 5 different design of review to display in frontend for user review along with review header. It has following component.

    • Label :

      Here, you can set the main label for the user review to be displayed.

    • Review Rating Display Style :

      Here, you can select the review type to be displayed among 2 different review template.

    • Rating Type :

      Here, you can set the the value and define how the value will be displayed in the frontend. You can change if you want to display the value in either percentage and normal number format

  5. Average User Review
  6. Average user review display type can be changed from here. you can set among 7 different design of review to display in frontend for average user review along with review header. User average value is the mean value of all the user reviews. It has following component.

    • Label :

      Here, you can set the main label for the average user review to be displayed.

    • Review Rating Display Style :

      Here, you can select the review type to be displayed among 2 different review template.

    • Rating Type :

      Here, you can set the the value and define how the value will be displayed in the frontend. You can change if you want to display the value in either percentage and normal number format

  7. Overall Average User Review
  8. Average user review display type can be changed from here. you can set among 2 different design of review to display in frontend for average user review along with review header. User average value is the mean value of all the average user review. It has following component.

    • Label :

      Here, you can set the main label for the average user review to be displayed.

    • Review Rating Display Style :

      Here, you can select the review type to be displayed among 7 different review template.

    • Rating Type :

      Here, you can set the the value and define how the value will be displayed in the frontend. You can change if you want to display the value in either percentage and normal number format

  9. Design
  10. You can change various design values option to customize the admin review section to how it will be look and set the color and design to match the theme or site design.

    • Color :

      Here, you can set the the color for the all the typography as seen in the user review section.

    • User Review Color :

      Here, you can change color for the admin individual review.

    • User/Average User Review Color :

      Here, you can change color for the average user individual and average review.

    • Overall User Review Color :

      Here, you can change color for the overall average user individual and average review.

User Review Form Setting

From here, you can create set different element for the user review form template as listed below.

  1. General
  2. Here, you can set the default string value to be displayed in user review form section to related field.

    • Default Review Form Header :

      Here, you can set the default text value as the introduction to user review form section.

  3. Design
  4. You can change various design values option to customize the review form section to how it will be look and set the color and design to match the theme or site design.

    • Color :

      Here, you can change color for the typography as seen in form.

    • Button Background Color :

      Here, you can change color for the submit button.


C)General Settings

Everest Review General Setting

From this panel , you can configure the general setting for review. Configurable option are listed as below.

  1. Enable/Disable Review :

    You need to enable menu here to display rfeview in frontend.

  2. Enable Review For :

    From here, you can set the review to be enabled either for all the pages, posts or both pages and posts.

  3. Default Review Template :

    You can select specific review template from this section to be selected. This will set as default to all the pages, post as you have selected from above setting.

  4. Default Review Form :

    If you want to display default Review form template. This review form template will set as default to all the pages, post as you have selected from above setting

  5. Display Review Position :

    If you want to display menu on either above the content, below the content or custom shortcode to display any where you like.

  6. Review Section :

    You can custom order the 3 different review section as provided by the plugin. You can custom order admin review section,user review section and user review form section.

  7. Google Recaptcha Option :

    You can set google recaptcha to the form to protect the spam.


E)Review Forms

Everest Review Lite Review Form Log

From this panel, you will land on review form add/edit section. You can add,edit and delete review form template from this section. When clicked on “Add New Review Form”. You will land on template create/edit section where you can add/edit custom review form.


E.1)Add Review Forms

Everest Review Lite Add Review Form

From this panel, you will land on review form template listing page where you can see the list of review form template created. You can add,edit and delete review form template from this section. When clicked on “Add New Review Form”. You will land on template create/edit section where you can add/edit custom review form.

  1. Layout

    You can select the template name and layout from this section.

  2. Review Parameter

    You can add/edit review parameters for the user review form from here.

  3. General

    You can set review form title, description and submit button label from here.

  4. Review Form Field Configuration

    You can configure sort to show hide review form element from here. They have following element.

  5. Recaptcha

    You can set Recaptcha label text, required field from here.

  6. General Message

    You can set General Message instead of individual elements, login required to add review message for which currently review form will be hidden for the user if the user is not logged in.

  7. Email

    You can custom email message, whether to send the email to the default admin email or custom email to custom email address etc from this setting option tab.

Form field Configuration Elements

  • UserName :

    Name of user.

  • Email Address :

    Email address of the user, usually used to display gravatar for the user in frontend user section.

  • Review Title :

    Review title header.

  • Review Description :

    Summary of the user view.

  • Review :

    Review that is to be recieved from the user.

Form field Configuration Inner Elemenets

  • Show/Hide :

    Show/hide this element.

  • Required :

    Make this field required.

  • Label:

    Label text for input field.

  • Placeholder :

    Placeholder text for review form element.


G)PageWise Configuration

From this panel, can either change the setting that was set from the “General Setting” section and add your own custom review. They are as follows.

Everest Review Box

Everest Review Box

From here, you can set the value or change the value from the “General Setting” section. They have following elements

  1. Disable/Enable the For This Page/Post :

    You can enable/disable review only for this particular post/page.

  2. Default Review Template :

    You can select the default template for this particular post/page.

  3. Default Review Form :

    You can select the default review form template for this particular post/page.

Everest Admin Review Box

Everest Admin Review Box

From here, you can set the admin review. They have following elements

  1. Reviewer Rate :

    You can set the value for the review parameter for the specific post/page from here.

  2. Review Header :

    This section is the main title of the main review section.

  3. Review Summary :

    This section is the descritpion summary of the review for the admin reveiw.


H)User Reviews

Everest Review Box

From here, you can see all the user review that was submitted from the frontend form edit them, approve trhem, dispprove them or delete them as you need.


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