Social Proof (Testimonial) Slider

Description

Seeing is believing. And one of the strongest ways to communicate your expertise is with a visual portfolio of bona fides scrolling along your website. With each click, a slide appears sharing testimonials, logos of awards, reviews, sites you’ve appeared in or been featured on, or links to your guest posts on popular blogs. It’s a quick, seamless way to communicate your online authority, credibility, and skill set through social proof. And it’s easy to populate, update, and customize on your WordPress site. As the Social Proof Slider scrolls, your authority grows.

For more info, please visit: https://thebrandidthemes.com/product/social-proof-testimonial-slider/

Screenshots

  • Social Proof Testimonials Slider
  • Entering Testimonial Content
  • Shortcode Settings
  • Widget Settings
  • Display Testimonials in a Widget
  • Use the Customizer for a Live Preview of Widgets
  • Embed Videos into Testimonial Content
  • Video Testimonials

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/sp-testimonial-slider directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress
  3. Start by adding a new testimonial — go to the new Testimonials menu option and select ‘Add New.’
  4. To use the widget in a sidebar, go to Appearance->Widgets and drag a copy of the ‘Social Proof Slider’ widget to your desired sidebar.
  5. To configure Shortcode display settings, use the Settings->Social Proof Slider screen. For widgets, you will see the settings panel for each Social Proof Slider widget individually.
  6. Easily embed responsive YouTube or Vimeo videos! Enter your video code into the “Testimonial Text” field in the following format: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde123456 or https://vimeo.com/12345678 and the rest is done automatically! Note: It is recommended to disable the “Auto-play” feature when embedding videos.

FAQ

None yet! Please see the following page for support: https://thebrandidthemes.com/forum/support/plugins/social-proof-testimonial-slider/

Reviews

how to use

Would be nice to see an actual step by step on how to use this plugin. How do you get the text in it, for example.

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Contributors & Developers

“Social Proof (Testimonial) Slider” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.0.11 – (Jul 6, 2018)

  • Fix: CSS update to ensure Dots appear correctly on mobile

2.0.10 – (Jun 28, 2018)

  • Fix: Shortcode sliders now correctly read the setting for “Smart Quotes” under Settings > Social Proof Slider

2.0.9 – (Jun 11, 2018)

  • Fix: Adds check for SlickJS init, to prevent plugin conflicts

2.0.8 – (May 2, 2018)

  • Added: New “Image Border” option — Adds a Border around the Featured Image
  • Added: New “Border Color” option — Set the color of the Image Border
  • Added: New “Border Thickness” option — Set the thickness of the Image Border
  • Added: New “Border Padding” option — Set the amount of padding between the Image and the Border
  • Fix: Color picker labels are no longer hidden by default
  • Fix: Color picker in Widgets now triggers a change update

2.0.7 – (Jan 25, 2018)

  • Updated: Made the “Auto-Height” option easier to understand. Now choose between: “Variable Height” or “Fixed Height”.
  • Fix: Compatible with WordPress 4.9.2

2.0.6 – (Nov 7, 2017)

  • Added: New “Auto-Height” option — An option to set if the testimonials area will dynamically adjust to the height of each testimonial. When disabled the testimonials area will stay fixed at the tallest testimonial height.
  • Added: New “Vertical Align” options — How to vertically align the testimonials if the “Auto-Height” option is disabled.
  • Added: New “Padding Override” options — Manually set the spacing between the testimonials items, without having to edit any of your theme CSS code. Includes: content area padding top/bottom, featured image margin top/bottom, text padding top/bottom, quote margin bottom, dots margin top.
  • Fix: Updated version of Slick JS from 1.6.0 to 1.8.1 — now using CDN for the JS and CSS files
  • Fix: Updated styling to visually distinguish sub-options

2.0.5 – (Jun 14, 2017)

  • Fix: Compatible with WordPress 4.8

2.0.4 – (Mar 27, 2017)

  • Fix: Removed some testing output text that was mistakenly left in place
  • Fix: Removed a “undefined index” PHP warning
  • Fix: Simplified the calls to the testimonials database

2.0.3 – (Mar 23, 2017)

  • Added: New “Image” column added to the Testimonials admin screen
  • Fix: Widgets — CSS background-color now gets set to “transparent” when no color is chosen
  • Fix: Shortcode — now properly does “Sort by: random” when selected

2.0.2 – (Mar 19, 2017)

  • Fix: Removed “undefined index” PHP warnings
  • Fix: Genesis Theme compatibility: no more duplicate IDs for widget containers
  • Fix: Removed CSS top-padding on testimonial text, when not showing featured images

2.0.1 – (Mar 11, 2017)

  • Fix: Incorrect PHP opening tag, which caused code to display inside Widget Settings, on some installs
  • Fix: Added Shortcode Instructions to Shortcode Settings page

2.0.0

  • Update: Completely refactored all code – now follows the recommended WordPress coding and documentation standards.
  • Update: This slider uses Slick Carousel – http://kenwheeler.github.io/slick/
  • Update: All text input fields are now HTML-compatible. Add photos, logos or videos to your testimonials!
  • Fix: Allow transparent background color
  • Fix: Hide “Author Name” and “Author Title” if fields are empty
  • New Option: Auto-play
  • New Option: Auto-play – Display time
  • New Option: Animation style (“fade”, “slide”)
  • New Option: Add smart quotes around testimonial text
  • New Option: Text alignment (“left”, “center”, “right”)
  • New Option: Show prev/next arrows
  • New Option: Show navigation dots
  • New Option: Navigation dots color
  • New Feature: Insert images into any field
  • New Feature: Auto-Embed YouTube or Vimeo videos

1.1.1

  • Adds option to show or hide Featured Images

1.1

  • Adds option to Include/Exclude testimonials by ID

1.0

  • First release. Hello, World!