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  • How Rating-Widget's Premium versions can increase my incoming search traffic?

    Rating-Widget will add a special rich-snippets that will add ratings right into your store's Google SERP (Search Engine Results Page). This will make your SERP more attractive and eye-catching! The rich-snippets are designed to provide users a sense of what the webpage may include, and help them discover sites that are directly relevant to their searches, resulting in higher click-through rates. Ratings in SERP can help users to better identify pages with good products. Rating Rich Snippet in SERP

  • How Rating-Widget can boost my income?

    It's all about Social Proof, that's the name of the game! Here are some studies that explains how the ratings can increase your products conversion rates:

    • According to Google, 70% of Americans now say they look at product reviews before making a purchase.
    • A CompUSA and iPerceptions study revealed that 63% of consumers indicate they are more likely to purchase from a site if it has product ratings and reviews.
    • According to Harvard Business Review research, a 1-star increase in Yelp rating leads to 5-9% growth in sales.
    Furthermore, once your SERP will include the ratings and your search incoming traffic will increase - your store will get more leads which means more potential customers.

  • How Rating-Widget can reduce my inventory expanses?

    The beauty of the ratings is that they provide a simple way for your customers to share what they are thinking about your store's products. By keeping track of your ratings' Analytics and products purchasing analytics, you can easily detect your best and worst products. Next time you are purchasing products for your stock, simply buy more of your best sellers and less (or non) of your worst. That way you'll save money by not buying an unwanted products to your stock. Rating-Widget analytics chart screenshot

  • How can I make sure that I've configured the ratings correctly?

    It's super-easy. Just go to any of your products pages and check if you can see the rating widget.

  • How can I check that I've configured the rich-snippets ratings for Google SERP?

    Go to Google Structured Data Testing Tool, copy & paste one of your products page's url into the input box and click on the Preview button. If you can see the ratings in the search result preview - the configuration is correct! Google Structured Data Testing Tool screenshot

  • I've followed all the instructions but I don't see any ratings on Google search results - what's wrong?

    The first thing you should do is to make sure that you've configured the ratings' rich-snippets correctly. Go back to the previous question and follow the instructions. Once the configuration is right, usually it takes about two weeks until Google will add the rich-snippets ratings. It's really varies according your store's content quality, crawling frequency, pagerank and many other parameters. Even though we have many clients that the ratings appeared on their SERP, we can't assure that Google will eventually add the ratings' rich-snippets. Unfortunately we don't have an access to their algorithms.

  • Will Rating-Widget slow down the site?

    No, not if installed correctly. If site speed is a big concern and you've got other essential JavaScripts loading, just place Rating-Widget right before the closing body tag </body> It doesn't care if it's last in line, and this way it won't slow you down.

  • What exactly does the Rating-Widget JavaScript code does?

    It replace all rating containers divs inside the HTML markup with a beautiful ratings. The Rating-Widget's code snippet grabs the user's Rating-Widget from rating-widget.com and then loads the most recent ratings states into the page in a <div> at the rating containers divs.

  • What shall I do if I plan to change my theme?

    First of all - go and change your theme, customize it to make it look beautiful. Once you've changed the theme, all you need to do is go to Embed the Code and follow the instructions - it's the exact same process that you've already done after adding the app.

  • Would I loose the ratings data after the theme change?

    No need to worry! Your data is secure & safe. It's directly related to your store and products. So after you'll Embed the Code to the new theme, all the ratings will immediately get back with as they used to.

  • I've changed my store's theme and now I can't see the ratings, should I panic?

    Relax! no need to panic, your ratings are totally safe & secure. Just read the two questions answers above, and your ratings will be back.