How to set up Google Place Reviews WordPress plugin

Please complete these steps below to make sure that the Google Place Reviews WordPress plugin works properly.

Step 1: Create a Google project and an API key

Go to, choose New Project

Then you name it

Then on dashboard, you choose Explore and enable APIs

Please look for “Places API”

And click Enable it

After that you need to create its Credentials, choose API key

Step 2: Restrict your API key

Go to your API key

Set restrictions like this

Step 3: Set up billing account


Go here to set budget $0 so you’ll not be charged.

In case you want more than regular requests (of budget $200 free) and willing to pay, you can set any budget you want.

If you want to limit requests, you can refer to this setting

Step 4: Copy API key, and paste to the plugin Settings

Step 5: Enjoy your Google Reviews plugin

Find you Place ID:

Please go here and search for your Place in Google storage

Then copy your Place ID, it’s a long code before your Address

Paste it to your plugin in the (1) position below then the plugin will auto load its Address to display, then click Get New Reviews to fetch your reviews


Go to Menu Shortcode > Select your location and some style settings > Create Shortcode

Copy and paste the Shortcode into your Post/page and see the result

Set up your Google Rich Snippet

This setting helps people who search on Google see your site ratings

Google Rich Snippet

If you want to turn it off, see the image below

Google Rich Snippet - Option turn off

You’re done!

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