10 Best WordPress Plugins To Show “Star Rating” In Google Search

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You might have noticed those eye-catchy star ratings on Google search. Sites like Amazon, Yelp, Tripadvisor, etc has been showing those ratings for years.

And these sites are getting massive traffic by grabbing searchers’ attention.

You can also drive huge traffic by showing star ratings in Google search. It makes your listings attractive on Google.

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The idea is to show the review ratings for a product/service in the search results. The ratings can be based on visitors responses or determined by the author of the post.

Well, with WordPress, you can do this easily with the help of a star rating plugin. Here I’ll be sharing a list of 10 best star rating WordPress plugins.

Best Star Rating WordPress Plugins

Even if you have star ratings on your post/page, it’s up to Google if it will show star rating in search results or not. All you can do is, using a star rating plugin with Google Rich Snippets.

To help you to find the right plugin, I’ve compiled a list of 10 Best ‘Star Rating’ WordPress Plugins.

  1. All In One Schema Rich Snippet
  2. WP Review Pro
  3. Schema Pro
  4. Review Block by Ultimate Blocks
  5. WP SEO Structured Data Schema
  6. SNIP: Structured Data Plugin for WordPress
  7. WP Product Review
  8. Rating-Widget: Star Review System
  9. Yasr – Yet Another Stars Rating
  10. Like Button Rating

Also Read: 10 Best Table Of Contents WordPress Plugins

Now let’s get started with the first plugin.

1. All In One Schema Rich Snippet

This free plugin lets you display all types rich snippets in the Google search results. In case you don’t know what a rich snippet is, here’s a quick definition –

A rich snippet is a short description of your page on the search result page. Rich snippets can be in the form of images, price, author name, star ratings, and more.

All In One Rich Snippets supports the following types of content formats:

  • Review
  • Event
  • Product
  • People
  • Recipe
  • Video
  • Articles
  • Software Application

This is one of the simplest solutions out there to display star ratings for your article on the search result. All you have to do is to select the type of post in your WordPress post editor and you’re all set!

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The plugin is available for free and is definitely one of the best star rating plugin for WordPress.

Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It’s a all in one solution for showing rich snippets in the Google search results.
  • It’s free and you can download it from WordPress repository.

2. WP Review Pro

WP Review Pro is a powerful star rating plugin that supports 14 different types of rich snippets.

Apart from displaying just a star rating in the search results, you can display beautiful review boxes in your article. You can customize the design of these boxes and align it with your brand design and colors.

Another great feature of this plugin is that you’re not just bound to star rating. You can display ratings in multiple formats such as percentage, point, circle, and more.

The plugin also has a user comment and rating feature so that your readers can share their own thoughts and ratings about the product/service.

You can also create comparison tables with the plugin allowing you to compare multiple products.

The plugin is responsive, optimized for speed, and secure. The list of features of this plugin is too long. So, here’s an overview of the features available in this plugin:

  • 14 Types of Rich Snippets.
  • 16 Predefined Designs.
  • Multiple Rating Systems.
  • User Commenting and Rating.
  • Google Places Reviews Integrated.
  • Yelp Reviews Integrated.
  • Facebook Reviews Integrated.
  • Comparison Table.
  • Popup and Notification Bar.
  • WooCommerce Integration.
  • Mobile Friendly.
  • Blazing Fast.
  • Translation Ready.
  • 10 Custom Widgets.

A  Typical Review Box Created With ‘WP Review Pro’ Looks Like…

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Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It offers 14 types of rich snippets with 16 predefined design templates.
  • It has both free and premium version. The premium version starts at $67.

3. Schema Pro

This plugin is by the developer of All In One Rich Snippets. You can call this plugin as its upgrade.

Schema Pro supports the following types of rich snippets:

  • Review
  • Local Business
  • Article
  • Service
  • Product
  • Course
  • Recipe
  • Person
  • Job Postings
  • Software Application
  • Book
  • Event
  • Video Object

Just like All In One Rich Snippets, the plugin is very easy to use. You just have to select your post type and choose your target.

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Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It’s automate the schema markup process.
  • It’s a premium plugin starts at $79.

4. Review Block by Ultimate Blocks

Ultimate Blocks is the only Gutenberg Blocks plugin that offers ‘Schema-Enabled’ Review Block. This block lets you add a review box in your blog post. It allows you to add rows of review criteria and the cumulative star ratings will be calculated automatically.

You can edit the review title, author name, review summary and call to action button. You can also change the star color, star hover color, button color, button URL and text.  

The best part of the block is, you can edit the block inside the Gutenberg editor. It’s truly ‘what you see is what you get.

Currently, the block only allows the author to add reviews. The readers cannot submit their reviews.

Ultimate Blocks

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Ultimate Blocks is custom Gutenberg blocks plugin specially designed for blogger and marketers.

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Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It’s not a dedicated plugin for star rating. Rather it offers a handful number of Gutenberg blocks to create better and engaging content.
  • It’s completely free.

5. WP SEO Structured Data Schema

Another plugin in this list is WP SEO Structured Data Schema. It’s a free plugin that lets you add a schema for articles, local businesses, events, products, organizations, videos, services, and reviews.

Unlike the other plugins mentioned in this list, configuring this plugin might be a little confusing to you as it has many options. But if you want to have complete control over everything, this might be the right plugin for you.

The plugin also comes with a pro version which has the following features:

  • Auto-fill function
  • Custom post type support
  • WordPress multisite support
  • More schema types (books, courses, job postings, music, movies, recipes, TV episode etc)

Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It offers complete control of everything, but you have to deal with lots of options.
  • It’s also a free plugin.

6. SNIP: Structured Data Plugin for WordPress

This plugin by WPBuddy lets you add star rating in Google search results. The plugin supports the following types of rich snippets:

  • Product
  • Event
  • Local Business
  • Restaurant
  • Article
  • Review
  • Recipe
  • Movie
  • Video

With this plugin, you can display rich snippets for your posts, pages, and media. The plugin is very simple and easy to use.

You can also create global snippets with the plugin allowing you to use the same settings for a certain type of posts

Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It allows you add to add rich snippets to your old posts by creating global snippets.
  • This premium plugin will cost $62.

7. WP Product Review

WP Product Review is a WordPress rating plugin by ThemeIsle. This plugin is very similar to WP Review Pro as you can display review boxes in your content.

The plugin lets you customize the position of the review box, change its appearance, add comparison tables, and more.

One great feature of this plugin is that it can automatically import product information from Amazon saving you a ton of time. This feature will help you a lot if you’re into affiliate marketing.

The plugin also allows user comments and ratings to improve your website’s engagement and activity.

There are 3 layouts you can choose from for your review box. Here’s an overview of the features available in WP Product Review plugin:

  • Latest and Top Product Widgets.
  • User Ratings and Comments.
  • Pros and Cons List.
  • Rich Snippet Support.
  • Affiliate Button for Reviews.
  • Custom Icons.
  • Amazon Integration.
  • Shortcodes Enabled.
  • Import Reviews
  • Review Templates
  • Comparison Tables.
  • Multiple Review Box Layouts.
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Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It lets you import product information from Amazon. It also allows users comments and ratings.
  • It’s a premium plugin which costs $59 for a single site.

8. Rating-Widget: Star Review System

This is a pretty simple plugin which allows you to give ratings for posts and pages. The plugin supports user ratings and comments.

Rating-Widget plugin also supports WooCommerce product ratings, BuddyPress user ratings, bbPress forum ratings, and custom post type ratings.

The plugin is free but also comes with premium plans. Here’s what is included in the paid plans of Rating-Widget plugin:

  • Power User Ratings.
  • Unlimited Votes.
  • Google Rich Snippets.
  • Management Dashboard.
  • SSL / HTTPS Support.
  • Custom Rating Images.
  • Real-Time Analytics.
  • Mobile Optimized.
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Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It supports WooCommerce, BuddyPress, and bbPress.
  • It has both free and premium version.

9. Yasr – Yet Another Stars Rating

This is another plugin that can help you show star rating in Google search. With this plugin, you can display a star rating in your posts or pages.

You can also enable visitor rating with the help of a shortcode. The plugin also has the feature to give a rating based on different aspects of a review.

The plugin is very simple to use and free. Though aesthetically speaking, it’s not the best looking as it doesn’t have any design options that allow you to tweak the appearance of the rating box.

Here are the features of this plugin:

  • Schema Support
  • User Rating
  • Multiset Support
  • Shortcode Support
  • Easy To Use
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Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It lets you add simple star ratings to your blog post. You can also enable visitor ratings.
  • It’s available on WordPress repository.

10. Like Button Rating

Have you ever seen like buttons below blog posts and wondered how to add those to your own website?

Well, the last plugin in our list does exactly that!

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Like Button Rating is a plugin that lets you add a like button to your posts, pages, comments, WooCommerce products, bbPress forum posts, custom post types, and more. The like button is fully customizable.

The plugin is free and here are some of its features:

  • More than 80 Parameters, 41 Themes, 40 Languages.
  • Google Rich Snippets Support.
  • GDPR Compliant.
  • Sorting Content by Like.
  • Real-time Reporting.
  • Voting Statistics.
  • Email Notifications for New Votes.
  • Most Liked Content Widget.
  • Shortcode Support.
  • Tracking voters by IP, Device, Cookies, or Users.
  • WPML Compatible.
  • Full Access to the Like Button CSS.
  • RTL Support.
  • Allows to Collect Donations.

The plugin is really great and has many awesome features that you should definitely check out.

Things To Know Before Choosing This Plugin

  • It lets you add schema enable like buttons.
  • It’s a free plugin.

Final Words

So, this is the list of the 10 best WordPress plugins to show a star rating in the search results.

Here at RoadToBlogging, we use and recommend Ultimate Blocks as it’s also developed by us.

But if you are looking for something more advanced, WP Review Pro is the solution.

If you have any recommendations or questions about the plugins mentioned in this list, feel free to ask them in the comments section below.

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12 thoughts on “10 Best WordPress Plugins To Show “Star Rating” In Google Search”

    1. Here at RoadToBlogging, I am using ‘Review Block’ by Ultimate Blocks. If you are looking for all in one solution, try All In One Schema Rich Snippet.

  1. Hey, Istiak

    Thank you for this Amazing list of rich snippet plugins. A rich snippet is become really important these days and everyone should use this on their blog. I personally use the WP Review plugin and it’s amazing.

  2. Hello Istiak, I’ve decided to use your affiliate link to WP Review Pro, with a license to 5 sites. This is going to keep me busy… :-) Thank you for covering this one!

  3. Awesome list. Showing star ratings will add more value to your product reviews and thereby increase the search engine traffic. All In One Schema Rich Snippet is my favorite from the list.

    Best wishes,
    Manoj

    1. Hi Manoj,

      Thanks for stopping by. All In One Schema Rich Snippet is the best free solution out there. I’d also recommend you to try our plugin – Ultimate Blocks.

  4. Super Ryan. I was actually searching for a WordPress plugin that could help to show ratings for my digital marketing consulting service page. I’m glad to find this article. I’m gonna try these plugins and see which one works best for me.

    Again thank you so much for this article.

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