Installation and User Guide for Magento 1 Testimonials Extension

Table of Contents

  1. Installation

    • Disable Compilation Mode

    • Upload Package

    • Clear Caches

  2. Configuration Settings for Testimonials

    • General Settings

    • Recaptcha

  3. Accessing Testimonials

    • Testimonial Grid

    • Testimonial Details

  4. Front-end site view

    • Home Page

    • Side Navigation

    • Show all Testimonial.

    • Testimonial Form


  • Disable Compilation Mode: To check that this is disabled, go to System >Tools> Compilation. If the compiler status is ‘Disabled’, you are ready to go. If not, simply click the ‘Disable’ button on the right hand side of the screen.

  • Upload Package: Upload the content of the module to your root folder. This will not overwrite the existing Magento folder or files, only the new contents will be added.

  • Clear Caches: This can be done from the admin console by navigating to the cache management page (System > Cache Management), selecting all caches, clicking ‘refresh’ from the drop-down menu, and submitting the change.

Configuration Settings for Testimonials

Go to Admin > Stores > Configuration > Scommerce Configuration > Testimonials

General Settings

  • Enabled – Select “Yes” or “No” to enable or disable the module.

  • License Key – Please add the license for the extension which is provided in the order confirmation email. Please note license keys are site URL specific. If you require license keys for dev/staging sites then please email us at support@scommerce-mage.com.

  • Testimonials Title – Enter the title for the testimonial page

  • Auto approved – Select Yes/No for auto approving submitted reviews


  • Enabled – Select “Yes” or “No” to enable or disable the Recaptcha on testimonial form.

  • Public key – Enter Recaptcha public key.

  • Private key – Enter Recaptcha private key.

Accessing Testimonials

Go to Admin > CMS > Testimonials

  • Testimonial Grid – The grid will display all the testimonials added. Here you can filter, delete or change status of testimonials.

Testimonial Manager

  • Testimonial Details – Clicking on any testimonials from Grid will show details of that particular testimonial.

    • Store view – Store for which testimonial has been added.

    • Name – Name of the year

    • Email – Emails of the user

    • State/Country – State/Country of user

    • URL – Website URL of user

    • Status – Approved/Pending

    • Side bar display:Yes/No – Yes will show the review on side navigation

    • Testimonial content – Content added for testimonial

  • Adding Testimonial – Clicking on add testimonial from Grid will take you to form for adding new Testimonial.

Front-end site view

Home Page

  • Side Navigation – Side navigation will show all testimonials set to be displayed on sidebar.

  • Show all Testimonial – This will show all approved testimonials.

  • Testimonial Form – To submit new testimonial for the site.

If you have a question related to this extension please check out our FAQ Section first. If you can't find the answer you are looking for then please contact support@scommerce-mage.com.

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