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.

show star ratings in Google

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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  • Lastweek i read a complete blog post review about “Author H review plugin”. The plugin is really great with cool features.

    The Pro version is worth buying and what make me fall in love with the plugin is it simplicity and lightness…

    Having a high rates contribution from readers helps alot in ranking the article post in SERP and this where the plugin comes in replacement of google star in SERP

    I never start reviewing product on my blog, i surely go for this plugin the moment i start review product.

    Have a nice weekend

    I found the link to this post on Kingged and i have also kingged it on

    • Hello Olamosh,
      Yeah! AuthorHReview is really an awesome plugin and I am too going to buy it for my new review blog. Thanks for your feedback.

      Hope to see you again 🙂

  • Hi Nikhil,

    These are surely nice plugins that show star ratings, something that I was looking for to save for later. Yes, they have a lot of meaning in Google search result if you are into affiliate and writing reviews. Few of my blogging friends are using 2-3 of these, so one is familiar that they work well.

    Thanks for sharing. Have a nice weekend 🙂

    • Hello Maam,
      I am very much into using various products and writing reviews on it even I’ve started a new review blog. So I very much prefer these plugins and that’s why I recommended. I’m glad that you liked it.

      Thanks for your feedback!

  • Hi Nikhi,

    I do live the concepts behind these plugins. I had tried a similar one which was built by Amiti known as Feedweb.

    It is of course in allowing readers in reviewing a post and that of course will give the writer a fair idea as to how the readers deem their posts.

    • Hello Emmanuel,

      Yeah FeedWeb is an ultimate plugin developed by Amiti. I am using it on my new blog too. It lets your readers to give their review on the product you are reviewing.

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  • Jagabandhu

    Really this is something nice & useful tips,

    What about some plugins to customize any websites Google search snippet view..!!

  • Amazing share huh!

    I heard Author H review is awesome with great features like Sidebar Widgets, Related Reviews Shortcode and Rating Box Shortcode.

    If you know how to use this, this plugin will help you increase search traffic to your website with a range of high quality on page SEO signals. A simple review plugin, I must state.

    Surely this plug in will solves tribulations that a blogger face.

    I have shared this comment in the content syndication and social bookmarking and networking website for Internet marketers – where this post was found.

  • Amazing Plugins list. Author hreveiw pro version is best plugin for available. Thanks for sharing.

  • Awesome information and great list and comments. I’ll try both top two plugins mentioned. Far better than the coding article I found earlier. I knew that had to be an easier way!

    • Hey Pj,

      Glad you liked it. Yes, using plugins are the best ways if you don’t have any coding knowledge. It works like a charm.

      Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

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