Component for Joomla boasts one of the most comprehensive reviews engine on the market. It is user friendly and developed with a strong emphasis on user experience, SEO and performance.
JReviews for Joomla leverages the core Joomla category and content system; it is very flexible, and has settings that allow you to toggle on/off practically every feature. It’s even possible to use it without reviews.
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 vistors 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 Modules 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 Module.
When combined with the GeoMaps Add-on the Advanced Search Module is also capable of performing proximity searches using postal codes, partial or complete addresses.
All user actions appear in the EasySocial and JomSocial activity streams 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 EasySocial and JomSocial user avatar and name is also shown on user contributed content linked to their profile. Three Community plugins are available to display a user’s listings, reviews and favorites in the user’s 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’s important to keep in mind that search engines like Google decide which sites will display rating stars in results, but we take care of the technical aspect so you can focus on the content of the site.
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 Modules available, each one with many configuration settings: Advanced Search, Directories, Listings, Reviews, Fields, Range, Media, User Favorites and Totals.
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.
GeoMaps: Bring the power of Google Maps to your site. Add proximity search to the Advanced Search, display maps, streetview 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.
Everywhere: One powerful review system for all your needs. Extend the user review functionality from JReviews to other components, then manage all reviews from a single place. Plugins for leaving reviews in EasySocial and JomSocial profiles are included.
FBAppFactory: Build, brand and distribute your own Apps that others can install, configure and display on their Facebook pages..
Quick2Cart: Turn JReviews into an E-commerce powerhouse! Sell physical and digital goods and even start your own marketplace.