Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives Extension – User Manual

1.0 Introduction

In this growing eCommerce scenario, there are several strategies to improve the business connect with the customers. One such strategy is review booster and incentive system which helps in creating a better product image while gaining customer loyalty by offering enticing incentives. Product reviews create a first and long-lasting impression while the customer is about to purchase from an online shop. Before finalizing their purchase from the store, they believe in what buyers of the same product have experienced on the store.

Knowband’s Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension is one eCommerce business module which encourages customers to leave business reviews regarding their purchase. Magento 2 Review Booster module facilitates a way to collect product reviews from all kind of users and incentivize in exchange for the product reviews. Moreover, the Review Booster and Incentives extension for Magento 2 helps store owners to send personalized follow-up reminder emails to set up communication with your buyers and ask for reviews.

1.1 Striking Features of Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives plugin

The Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives Extension offers you multiple customizable features which are easy to implement for your eCommerce website. Admin can implement and configure any feature for their store without using any coding knowledge. Let us quickly take an overview of striking features by Magento 2 product reviewing and incentives module.

1. The Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension provides a means to collect product reviews from visitors and buyers who purchased an order from the store.

2. With Magento 2 review booster extension, admin can create and keep a track on reminder triggers as well as the incentives offered. The admin can schedule the follow-up reminders and fix the incentive criteria from the back-end.

3. Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives plugin lets you evaluate product reviews before making them live on the product pages under the review section. If you select automatic then reviews will be automatically approved and get live on the website and if you select manual then admin has to approve or disapprove it.

4. Magento 2 product reviewing and incentives module allows site admin to offer incentives and reminders to selected group i.e customer or buyer or both.

5. WIth Magento 2 Product Review Reminder module, store admin can even set the title and template for review reminder email sent to the customer or admin. The email also states whether the review includes an incentive or without incentive.

6. Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives block can be shown on the complete site or for different pages like Homepage, Product page, Category page, etc.

7. This Review Booster and Incentives extension for Magento 2 provides SSL compatibility and device responsive UI.

8. Magento 2 review booster extension supports and works flawlessly with multiple languages.

9. With Review Reminder and Incentives extension for Magento 2, admin can change the color of background color, border color and font color of review button.

10. The Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension provides an option to exclude products and categories from the review booster system.

11. Magento 2 review booster extension gives a detailed view to check the products that have been reviewed and the customers who have reviewed those products from the backend.

2.0 Installation Guide of Review Reminder and Incentives extension for Magento 2

1. Once after purchasing Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension from the Knowband store, you will get the following files on your registered email:

  • Source code file of Magento 2 Review Booster module in zipped file format
  • User Manual of Magento 2 Review Booster module

2. Unzip the extension package.

3. Create a folder{Magentoroot}/app/code/Knowband/Reviewbooster.

4. Upload the extracted content in the above folder via FTP manager (like Filezilla or WinSCP – download here: http://filezilla-project.org/).

5. Now run below commands to install the plugin:

php -f bin/magento module:enable –clear-static-content Knowband_Reviewbooster
php -f bin/magento setup:upgrade
php -f bin/magento setup:di:compile
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

The Magento 2 Review Booster and Incentives module is now installed and ready to use.

3.0 Admin Interface of Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives Extension

Just after successful installation of Magento 2 Review Booster and Incentives module on your website, you can collect and display as many reviews on your store as per business requirements. In order to configure this Magento 2 Review Booster module, navigate the settings in the given order: Admin Panel > Knowband > Review Booster and Reminder

Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension

The simple to understand admin interface of Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives plugin contains the following four sections namely:

1.General Settings
2.Reminder Settings
3.Exclude Settings
4.Review Reports

Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension

Each of these sections has been discussed in detail below.

3.1 General Settings

The general settings of Magento 2 Review Booster module are further divided into two sections as:
1.General Settings
2.Review Booster Settings

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3.1.1 General Settings

The general settings of this Review Booster and Incentives extension for Magento 2 contains the following basic configuration settings:

Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives extension

  • Enable the Extension: This option enables or disables the review booster and reminder functionality at your commerce store.
  • Enable the Incentives: With this option, you can allow or disallow incentives on customer reviews.
  • Incentive Amount: This sets the incentive amount you want to offer to your customers for writing a review. This amount is only provided to the customers whose review is accepted by the admin.
  • Incentive Criteria: With this option, you can provide incentives and reminder to selected groups which includes buyer or any customer. When selected as “Buyer”, shoppers will see the review block on the selected pages. While if this option is set to “Any Customer”, then any user can review the product from the product page itself, while it will not show on other pages.
  • Moderation: This will select the moderation type for product reviews. If automatic is set then the reviews given by customers will be automatically approved without manual changes. If this option is set as manual, admin has to approve or disapprove the product review.
  • Email Subject (When review is accepted and incentives are included): This option sets the subject line for the email sent to customer whose review is approved and provided incentive.
  • Email Template (When review is accepted and incentives are included): This option sets the template content for the email sent to customer whose review is approved and provided incentive.

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  • Email Subject (When review is accepted and incentives are excluded): This option sets the subject line for the email sent to customer whose review is approved without including any incentive.
  • Email Template (When review is accepted and incentives are excluded): This option sets the template content for the email sent to customer whose review is approved without including any incentive.
  • Email Subject (When admin disapproves a review): This option sets the subject line for the email sent to customer when their review is disapproved.
  • Email Template (When admin disapproves a review): This option sets the template content for the email sent to customer when their review is disapproved.

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  • Email Subject (Inform to admin when a new review is posted): This option sets the subject for the email sent to the admin informing them about the posted review.
  • Email Template (Inform to admin when a new review is posted): This option sets the template for the email sent to the admin informing them about the posted review.

3.1.2 Review Booster Settings

The review booster settings of Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives plugin have been discussed below.

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  • Enable/Disable recent product box: This option will enable or disable the recent purchase review block visible to the customers who purchased an order on the store. If this is disabled, the standard review block is still visible on all product pages to every visitor.
  • Select the Pages: This option allows you to select all the pages where you want to show review booster block to the buyers.

Note: Review booster block is visible to buyers on all site pages allowed by admin, while a user/visitor can only see and provide reviews from the product page.

  • Product review box title: This option sets a custom title for the product review block for recent product purchases.
  • Custom CSS: With this option, you can add CSS code that you want to execute on the frontend.
  • Custom JS: With this option, you can add JS code that you want to execute on the frontend.
  • Background color: This option sets the background color for the review button.
  • Border color: This option set the border color for the review button.
  • Text Color: This option sets the font color for the text shown on the review button.

3.2 Reminder Settings

The reminder settings of this Magento 2 Review Booster and Incentives module gives a detailed view to the list of existing follow-up reminders at the backend.

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You can see the email reminder along with their sent status and delivery date. Each of these review reminder can be edited or deleted by clicking on the “Edit/Delete” button corresponding to the reminder listing.

To add a new email follow-up reminder, click on “Add Reminder” button at the top right place of Reminder Settings section. You will see the following configuration options:

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  • Reminder name: This option sets the name for the review reminder.
  • Enable/Disable this Reminder: Enable or disable the review reminder email using this option.
  • Enable this if you want to send reminder after order creation date: By enabling this option, the review reminder or follow-up email will be sent after order creation date. If this option is enabled, the next option “Select Order State” will get automatically disabled.
  • Select Order State: Select the order state when you want to send a reminder to the customer. As the order reaches to that state, the reminder is automatically triggered.
  • Days: This option specifies the number of days after which the selected state mail should be sent to the customer.
  • Email Subject for reminder: This option helps you to set the subject for the review reminder email.
  • Email template for reminder: This option helps you to set the template for the review reminder email

To send scheduled reminders to customers, cron job has to be executed manually by executing the following instructions:

Click here to execute reminder
cron: {Your store base URL}/reviewbooster/index/reminder
Add via SSH : 0 2 * * * curl -O /dev/null {Your store base URL}/reviewbooster/index/reminder

3.3 Exclude Products and Categories

With this Magento 2 Review Booster module, you have the flexibility to disable review booster and reminder block for selected products and categories. From this section of this Magento 2 module, you can mark desired products and categories where you want to hide/disable this Review Booster block for the users.

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  • Select the Product: Select the products you want to exclude from review booster and incentive system. You can also view the list of excluded products where this review block is hidden.

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  • Select the Category: Select the categories you want to exclude from review booster and incentive system. You can also view the list of excluded categories where this review block is hidden.

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After making the changes, click on “Save” button to execute the settings.

3.4 Review Report

Under the Review Report section of Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives plugin, you can view the complete site statistics regarding the customer reviews, reminders sent and incentives earned by the customer.
The complete report system is divided into three subsections namely:

3.4.1 Review Report

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3.4.2 Product Report

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3.4.3 Customer Report

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4.0 Front Interface of Magento 2 Review Reminder and Incentives Extension

1. Product Review Block on Product Page
A) Review Write Block shown on product page to all Non-Buyers or Visitors of website.

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B) Review Write Block shown on product page to Buyers of the website for their purchased products. The block shows all the purchased products of a customer on which the customer has not reviewed yet.

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2. Product Review Block on Homepage
This Review Write Block is shown on Homepage to Buyers of the website for their purchased products.

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3. Product Review Block on Category Page
This Review Write Block is shown on Category Page to Buyers of the website for their purchased products.

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