How to Add Testimonials in WordPress (With/out a Plugin)

Testimonials are the golden nuggets of social proof –  glowing endorsements from satisfied customers that build trust and credibility for your brand. These testimonials allows visitors to hear success stories from real people, significantly impacting theri perception of your services or products. 

If you don’t know how to add testimonials in your WordPress website then don’t worry. Here, I am showing you two methods to add testimonial. 

Let’s begin. 

Adding Testimonial Without Using a Plugin

WordPress’s built-in block editor provides a user-friendly way to incorporate testimonials directly within your posts and pages. To add one, follow the below steps. 

Step 1: Add the Quote Block

To add a testimonial in WordPress, at first open the page or post where you want to add a testimonial. Now click the Add block (+) button to add a block and search for ‘Quote’. 

Click on it, and it will be added to your post.

Step 2: Add your Testimonial Content

Write your testimonial in the first field, and then in the citation field add the person’s name. 

Step 3: Customize

Click on the block and then click on the block settings. 

Hit the style tab to customize the color of text, background, link, typography, etc. 

Adding Testimonial Using Plugin

If the default quote block doesn’t meet your testimonial needs, then you can use Ultimate Blocks to create marvelous testimonials. It’s free and comes with 20+ intuitive blocks that make your editor easier than ever. To do it, follow these steps and then try yourself. 

Step 1: Install the Ultimate Blocks Plugin

From your dashboard, navigate to Plugins -> Add new Plugin and search for ‘Ultimate Blocks’. 

Click on the ‘Install Now’ button and install it. After the installation is complete, don’t forget to activate the plugin. 

Step 2: Add the Testimonial Block

Open the page/ post where you want to add testimonials. Click on the add block button and search for the ‘Testimonial’ block.

Click on the block to insert it. 

Step 3: Add Testimonial Content

Now that you have added the testimonial block, it’s time to add content. 

Click on the upload image button and upload an image of the testimonial’s person.

Next, click on the testimonial body and write a description.  

In the same way, write name and designation. 

Step 4: Customize the Block

Finally, customize your block from the block settings. 

Hit the styles tab and alter the font color, background color, font size, dimension, etc. 

Finally, your testimonial will look something like the one below. 

Final Words

By integrating testimonials into your WordPress site, you provide prospective clients with real-life endorsements of your products or services, enhancing your site’s effectiveness and increasing conversions.  Let testimonials work their magic, and watch your website convert visitors into loyal customers!

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