JReviews includes everything you need to quickly start creating sites for business directories, classifieds, catalogs, events, reviews, multimedia, and much more!
JReviews is the best WordPress directory plugin and the best WordPress reviews plugin, combined into in one powerful and user-friendly solution. JReviews is in constant development with a strong emphasis on user experience, SEO and performance. Use JReviews to build City Guides, Classifieds, Business Directories, Product Catalogs, Book Reviews, Events, Movie & Gaming Review Databases, Job Boards, Beverage Reviews and so much more. JReviews for WordPress extends the core WordPress posts system; it's extremely flexible and comes with unparalleled features and functionality.
Included with every license, the RapidLauncher Add-on provides one-click installation of sample data.
Start off with standard forms containing the basic fields for listings and reviews and extend them with custom fields. There are many types of fields to choose from including non-standard inputs like Related Listings to connect listings with one another. It is also possible to control user access settings and to customize the rendered output of each field.
Through the use of Listing Types, you can design multiple listing and review forms so they are tailored to each of your categories. For example if you have Venues and Events listing types each one can have different forms that collect different information.
Let your visitors make the most of your site with these great features. They'll be able to create their favorite list, claim listing ownership so they can manage their own listing, submit an enquiry to a listing owner and easily compare multiple listings on the site.
It's very easy to submit listings on the front-end of the site so you can allow site members or even guests so contribute new content. With fine-grained access controls you choose which listings are automatically published and which go into moderation.
Build your site just the way you want with the ability to define different sets of rating criteria for each of your listing types. You can establish the rating scale that will be used on the site and also assign different weights to each rating criteria.
Top rated lists take into account both the average rating and the number of reviews a listing has received for more accurate results. Listings can also be ordered by rating for each individual rating criteria. So for example, your site visitors would be able to find top rated restaurants based on the quality of food alone, instead of only by average of food, atmosphere, service and pricing. Your site visitors will be able to vote on reviews and use the review search functionality to find reviews that match their keywords.
Editor reviews allows you to give your business or trusted users the ability to post reviews that are shown, and averaged, separately from the user reviews.
Listings and Reviews can have any type of media associated with them. Each media type is automatically recognized and videos and audio files are automatically converted to HTML5 compatible formats so they play in all browsers. You can import media files directly from other sites and automatically embed videos from the most popular video sharing sites.
Choose from multiple layouts and display options for videos and photos and you can even have different settings for each of your listing types. For example you can display a photo gallery in the detail page for Hotels and use a film-strip layout for Movie listings.
Create custom Advanced Search and Filtering Widgets to let users quickly find what they are looking for, including the ability to search listings by rating. You can design multiple forms with different inputs or let users use the default Advanced Search page where they can search listings by listing type, category and the defined search fields.
The Live Search feature improves the user experience by loading results in real time as the user types in keywords or makes selection from the Advanced Search Widget.
When combined with the MapsPro Add-ons the Advanced Search and Filtering Modules are also capable of performing proximity searches using postal codes, partial or complete addresses.
All user actions appear in the BuddyPress activity stream to enrich your community. New listings, media, reviews and review discussions can be posted to the stream in addition to favorites and votes on reviews and media.
The BuddyPress user avatar and name is also shown on user contributed content linked to the BuddyPress profile. Three BuddyPress plugins are available to display a user's listings, reviews and favorites in his profile page.
We implement Schema.org, Facebook Open Graph and Twitter Cards.
Review and Breadcrumbs structured data markup is output by default to increase the probability that you'll get nicer results in SERPs.
It is also possible to configure each of the site Listing Types with different Schema.org and Facebook Open Graph object types.
We know it's important to display different information throughout the site and once installed you'll find the following Widgets available, each one with many configuration settings:
We've also implemented a ShortCodes system that allows you to place the output of listings, reviews and custom fields anywhere on the site.
The core functionality of JReviews already lets you put together an incredible site. If you want to extend it with even more features we've got a few add-ons to choose from.
AMP: Lightning fast and beautiful content-rich pages in mobile search results.
MapsPro: Bring the power of OpenStreetMap, Mapbox and Google Maps to your site. Add proximity search to advanced search and filtering, show maps in list and detail pages, streetview (Google only) and directions. The Add-on includes a module to display maps anywhere on your site.
WidgetFactory: Harness the power of your brand and content by giving publishers the ability to add customizable widgets that display your site content on their websites.
MyLists: Keep users coming back to your site by allowing them to create their own public and private lists (wishlist, watchlist, etc.). Site owners can also create pre-defined lists.
UserProfiles: Add a powerful profile system to your site that takes advantage of all the powerful features in JReviews like multi media uploads, custom fields, user reviews and advanced search.
ListingResources: Complement your listings with 3rd party resources (deals, affiliate links, news, articles, awards, ...). The add-on can handle any resource that you want to include that doesn't require a separate listing.
PaidListings: Make money with your website by accepting payments for listing submissions and for enhanced listings with custom fields and media.
The features and strength of the product are coupled with outstanding customer support and backed by our 30 day money back guarantee. We release frequent updates to roll out new features and improve the existing functionality.
Jreviews ia a top notch component with excellent supportWe have been using Jreviews for two years now and we can say that it is a requirement to any Joomla site looking for user generated content (UGC).
Moving Ecuador attracts 6000 unique visitors a month and we use JReviews to add
reviews and UGC through the forms of JReviews. We have about 2200 unique
pages generated by users and administrators at this point.Martijn van Vreeden Owner, Moving Ecuador
Almost 10 years using jreviews and won't stop!I have been happily using JReviews for almost 10 years now. I use it on 5 different sites with 5 different themes and it always fits my needs. I use it for a fashion site, dating site, beauty site, music site, and recipes site.
It is incredible how much you can do with JReviews and so easily. I don't have special skills for web development, but with Joomla and JReviews I have created exactly the sites that I wanted. Obviously, all these would not be possible without the amazing support that is provided by the JReviews team. This is the best support I ever received for a Joomla component. It is fast, understanding and extremely helpful.
I have other projects planned for the future and I will definitely keep using JReviews for them. Thank you to the JReviews team for having my back for all these years.Nadine
The Best Out of the Box Directory Software Out ThereI looked everywhere for directory software that could handle all of my needs from multiple review criteria to ease of use. I tried a lot of them before I settled down with jreviews. It honestly was the best decision I made. So much so that I sold all my other software licenses so I could buy more jreviews ! I love it would never change. Very easy to customize. Great Joomla platform and exceptional supportjimbo smokes owner, Marijuana Dispensary
Did You Know?....JReviews Works As Event Component!!!Several months of back and forth between virtually EVERY event component for Joomla, wouldn't you know it, we end up using JReviews. Reason? This was the ONLY system that allowed us to reasonably implement an event submission interface that was simple and straight forward for your average Jane and Joe end-user without sacrificing any core/important functionality. This is what most developers seem to forget, remember this for the end users NOT other developers and web designers.H White President
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