Download

There are two locations you can download the Reviews Extension Plugin from:

  1. You can download this extension directly from our website at – https://www.lsdev.biz/product/tour-operator-reviews/
  2. The TO Reviews Extension is also available on the backend of your website:
  • Login to the backend of your website
  • Hover over the “Tour Operator” menu item and select the “Add-Ons” sub-menu item
  • You will notice a list of the available Tour Operator Add-ons
  • Select the add-on labelled “Reviews”
  • You will be redirected to our website where you can purchase and download the plugin

Install

  • Navigate to the back-end of your WordPress website
  • Hover over the “Plugins” item on your Dashboard
  • Select the “Add New” sub item
  • Select the “Upload Plugin” option and choose the “TO Reviews” extension file you recently downloaded
  • Select “Install Now”
  • Once the plugin is installed, select “Activate Plugin”

Setup

API License Activation

Activate your extension by inserting the license key you received when completing your purchase of the extension.

  • Navigate to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover over the “Tour Operators” menu item and select the “Settings” option
  • Here you will notice a number of menu items
  • You will land in the “Display” tab
  • Navigate to the tab labelled “API”
  • Select the “License Keys” sub-item
  • You will notice a field heading “Tour Operator Reviews”
  • FIll your valid registration email and API key into the provided fields
  • Select “Activate”

Once the Reviews extension is activated, the “Reviews” post type section will automatically be added to your Tour Operator Plugin Options.

  • Navigate to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover over the “Tour Operators” menu item and select the “Settings” option
  • Select the new tab labelled “Reviews”
  • Here you can configure your TO reviews extension settings from the following available options:

General

Banner Placeholder – Select a placeholder image to display as the reviews landing page banner image

Featured Image – Select a placeholder featured image for your review posts

General Enquiry – Select the general enquiry popup form you want to be accessible on your review pages

View the Plugins Support docs to view supported Form Plugins

Disable Modal – Disable the LSX contact modal and instead redirect to URL of another page

Enquire Link – Input the URL for the custom contact page (will only take effect if modal is disabled)

Disable Archives – This disables the “post type archive”, if you create your own custom loop it will still work.

Disable Singles – When disabled you will be redirected to the homepage when trying to access a single reviews page.

Archive

Title – Title the archives for your reviews

Tagline – Give a brief description to be displayed as the reviews archive tagline

Description – Give a brief description of your review archives

Add a Review

  • Navigate to your WordPress Dashboard
  • Hover over the “Tour Operator” custom menu item
  • Select the “Add Review” option from the sub-menu
  • View the options below to inserting your desired content into the editing page
  • When complete, select the “Preview” option to view your post
  • Publish your Review post when you are happy with your content

Product Data

General

Title – Add in the title of the Review

Description area – This is where the body of your content goes.

Excerpt – Add in a short summary for your review post. This will display when the review is viewed in thumbnail form

LSX Tour Operators

Featured – Select the checkbox to add the post to your list of featured posts.

No of Adults – Enter the number of children mentioned in the review

No of Children – Enter the number of adults mentioned in the review

Reviewer Name – Enter in the name of the user who wrote the review

Reviewer Email – Enter in the email address of the reviewer

Rating – Select the rating given by the reviewer

Date of visit – Enter the number of children mentioned in the review

Reviewed by – Select the name of the team member who processed this review

Gallery

Upload a gallery to be featured on the review post. (See Plugins Support for information on supported gallery plugins)

Link Post Types

Accommodations related with this review – Select previously added accommodations from the “Accommodations” post type to link with this review

Destinations related with this review – Select previously added destinations  from the “Destinations” post type to link with this review

Tours related with this review – Select previously added  Tours from the “Tours ” post type to link with this review

Taxonomy Setup

Before publishing your Review , be sure to make use of the internal linking system by selecting the options that are relevant to the review from the custom “Travel Style” taxonomy you previously created content for. See our Custom Taxonomies Documentation for more on populating your taxonomies

  • Select the checkboxes most relevant to the review, or select “+Add New Travel Style” to create a new category