Customizing Product Reviews

You can customize the appearance of your store's product review forms and review score badges from the Settings page of the Product Reviews app.

Change star icon color

To change the color of the star icons that appear in product ratings:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps > Product Reviews.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. In the Star icon color section, click Custom color.

  4. Click the color swatch that appears beside Icon color.

  5. Choose a color using the color picker, or paste a hexadecimal color into the field.

  6. Click Save.

Customize borders, dividers, and padding

You can change the color of the borders and dividers as well as the amount of padding around the review listing.

To change the color of borders or dividers:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps > Product Reviews.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. In the Review listing layout section, click the color swatch beside Border color or Divider color.

  4. Choose a color using the color picker, or paste a hexadecimal color into the field.

  5. Click Save.

To change the review listing padding:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps > Product Reviews.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. In the Review listing layout section, enter the amount (in pixels) of padding that you want in the Padding field. If you want to remove the outside border entirely, then enter 0.

  4. Click Save.

Show or hide the review listing or review form

Product Reviews allows you to show or hide the review listing by default.

To show or hide the reviews:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps > Product Reviews.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. In the Review listing layout section, check or uncheck the box next to Show reviews on load.

  4. Click Save.

Customize form text

Most of the text that Product Reviews displays on your theme is customizable. This allows you to do things like translate Product Reviews to a specific language to match the rest of your online store.

To customize text:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps > Product Reviews.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. In the Review listing text or Review form text sections, enter the text that you want to appear to the customer.

  4. Click Save.

Make form fields required, optional, or hidden

You can change whether the Name, Email, and Location fields appear as required, optional, or hidden when a customer goes to submit a new review.

The available options are as follows:

  • Required - This field must be filled for a review to be submitted.
  • Optional - This field can be left blank or submitted with a value.
  • Hidden - This field is not displayed.

To change how form fields are displayed:

  1. From your Shopify admin, go to Apps > Product Reviews.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. In the Review form text section, select a Type for the Author's name, Author's email, or Author's location field. Each of these fields can be set as required, optional, or hidden:

    Select type for form fields

  4. Click Save.

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