How To Show Star Ratings In Google Search Results {For WordPress Users}

Here, I am going to share 5 WordPress plugins to show star ratings in Google search results.

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Your sales depend on the Click Through Rates that you get from Google.

As more people click on your page the more sales you’ll make and finally more commissions you’ll earn. CTR depends on various factors like writing magnetic headlines, targeting relevant keywords, higher ranking in search results and many other factors. But do you know what?…

Google rich snippets review ratings also play a key role in it. Before going further let me explain you the meaning of Google rich snippets.

You might have seen many reviews in the search results showing stars and review summary below their post titles. They basically give a clue to people what’s inside for them. These ratings have helped me increase my click-through rates and my affiliate income as well.

5 WordPress Plugins To Show Star Ratings In Google Search Results

1. WP Review

show star rating in Google search results

WP Review is a well-coded and well-delivered plugin by MyThemeshop. I love this plugin because it is very easy to customize and helps review products and services without any hassle. It is one of the fastest review plugin that comes with the point, percentage and point rating options.

The best feature about this plugin is that it is 100% responsive and loads blazing fast and doesn’t affect the loading time of your blog. It comes with a free as well as a paid version.

If you want to test the plugin, you should go for the free version but it is better to go with the Pro option because it comes with some overwhelming features such as:

  • Control review box width
  • New circle rating type feature
  • All users to review
  • Enticing loading animations
  • Show ratings on thumbnail

Price: $27 [SALE]


2. WP Product Review

show star ratings in Google search results

WP Product Review is another rich snippet WordPress plugin well-developed by experts of Themeisle team.

This plugin comes with an additional feature which is a drawback of MyThemeShop Review WordPress plugin. The feature is that it allows you to show pros and cons of a product which is very much essential to let your readers build trust in you.

Same as above, this plugin also comes with a free and pro version. With the Pro version, you will get some additional functionalities such as:

  • Show the review box anywhere on your page using the shortcode option
  • Show Pros/Cons
  • Preloader functionality
  • Unlimited options

Price: $75


3. WP Social Booster Plugin

wordpress plugins to show star ratings in google search results

WP social booster plugin comes with Pro as well as a free version. It enables you to boost your review’s CTR by enabling rich snippets feature on your blog. The most striking feature of the plugin is that it automatically adds metadata from your existing post.

It also delivers you many other ultimate features other than enabling rich snippets feature like it automatically optimizes your blog for Facebook open graph SEO. It also plays a key role in boosting your blog rankings.

Price: $47


4. Rich Snippets WordPress Plugin

rich snippets WordPress plugin

This plugin lets you show other details besides just showing star ratings in Google search results. As you can see in the above screenshot, its shows the number of votes, time required and calories which is very much important for a food blogger to flaunt these details in Google search and increase the click-through rates.

It also comes with a built-in shortcode generator.

Price: $20


5. All In One Rich Snippets Plugin

Google rich snippets plugin

A free rich snippets WordPress plugin to show star ratings in Google search results with over 50,000 installs. 

It is the most popular free plugin and is compatible for all top search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc. It is very easy to customize and I am sure that you won’t face any hassles while installing it and customizing it.

Besides just showing the star ratings, it also helps you show other schema information and summary of recipe, software, events etc.

So, if you want to test how schema plugin works, you should definitely go for this plugin.

Price: Free


Wrapping Up

Google rich snippets play a key role in boosting your Click-through rates and page rankings. I have shared the 5 best WordPress plugins to show star ratings in the Google search results.

If you’re still confused about which plugin to go for, just leave a comment below and I will make sure to help you out.

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Nikhil Ganotra (Nick)

Nikhil Ganotra is the owner and editor of Universal Blogging Tips. He is a passionate blogger from India. He loves to read and write about content marketing and SEO related topics. You can catch him on Twitter or use this contact form.