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You can have different profiles with different settings for Reviews. To manage Profiles, please go to vReview => Profiles (or go to Dashboard and click on Profiles icon). On the page, you will see list of Profiles which you created and you will be able to add/edit/delete/publish/unpublished Profiles using the buttons on toolbar.

To create a profile, you can simply click on New button in the toolbar and fill-in necessary information.

The Profile Settings is divided into two sections. The first section is known as the "Basic Settings" section and second section is known as the "Review Settings". All settings here apply to this profile of vReview Component.

1. In Basic Settings Tab

Most of the basic profile settings that affect this profile of vReview are here in the Basic Settings section of vReview => Profile. Be sure to review all the options here when setting up a profile to ensure that the basic setting of a profile matches what you want. There are many parameters, the meaning of each parameter is explained on their tooltip, and they are easy to understand. I will just explain the meaning of important parameters in the below section:

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The table below list the important fields and its meaning which you need to enter when you create Profile.

Property Description
Title Name (title) of the Profile. The Profile name will be displayed in the dropdown to display the reviews of desired profile.
Profile Layout Choose the desired Profile Layout from the joomla layouts list by clicking on the button “Select” to display the review form and user reviews. (E.g. option: com_content view: category layout: blog)
Field Attribute If you want to add additional attributes to profile layout then you can add here like “item id” etc.
Load jQuery Set the “Load jQuery” option to “YES” if you want to load the jQuery.
Access Level Choose the access level which you want to be able to access to this profile (default is Public). By choosing an access level, only users from Joomla groups have this access level can access to add/edit/delete the reviews/comments.

2. In Review Setting Tab

This section is used to specify the advance setting for a profile. In Review Setting Tab, vReview provides the ability to set options for comments, rating, multiple rating, review moderation, review subscription, social share, smiley, like , dislike, report etc.

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Property Description
Enable Comment Select “Yes” if you want to allow user to give review/comment with rating in review system.
Enable Smiley Select “Yes” if you want to allow user to post smiles in their review/comments.
Character Limit You can set the maximum number of characters allowed in the review/comment box.
Censor word Enter words you don't want to include in review/comment. User won't be allowed to submit the review/comments containing these censor words.
Display Limit Msg Select “Yes” if you want to show the character limit information and censor word information.
Enable Rating

Select “Yes” if you want to star rating system. If you set “No” then you will be able to set Post Like, Dislike and Reports buttons on the Product or Post.

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  • 1. Enable Post Like: Set “Yes” to display the Like button on the product or post.
  • 2. Enable Post Dislike: Set “Yes” to display the Disike button on the product or post.
  • 3. Enable Reports: Set “Yes” to display the Report button on the product or post.

If you set Enable Rating Button to “YES”, then you be able to set option for star rating, Multiple Star Rating and Captcha.

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Multiple Star Rating Select “YES” to enable Multiple Star Rating and “NO” to Single Star Rating in the review system. If you set the option to “YES”, you will see a new Field “Level”. You can add one or multiple rating factors for each review like Features, User Interface, Design, Performance etc.
Level You can create different level/parameters or rating factors for Multiple Star Rating by clicking on “Add more” button like Service, Quality, Support etc. You can also remove a rating factor by clicking on “Remove” button along with the factor.
Enable Captcha Enable the Captcha option if you want to display the captcha in the Review form and want to user fill the captcha before submitting Review/comment to prevent spam reviews.
Enable Moderation Select “YES” if you want to set moderation on each review and prevent site user reviews from appearing publicly until they are reviewed by an admin.
Enable Reply Select “YES” if you want to allow the user to give reply on a review/comment
Show Reply Time Select “YES” if you want to show the reply date and time in the review system.
Enable Subscribe Select “YES” if you want to display the subscribe button for users to get the latest page's review and comments or replies. So your users (visitors) will never miss any updates from your page.
Auto Subscribe Select "YES" if you want user to auto subscribe for notification after submitting the review.
Enable FB Like Select "YES" if you want to show the Facebook Like Button on the you page/post in review system.
Enable Social Share

Set “YES” if you want to display Social Sharing Buttons. E.g. Facebook Share, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Tumblr.

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Enable Comments Like Select “YES” if you want to display the Like Button for the comment or reply.
Enable Comments Dislike Select “YES” if you want to display the Dislike Button for the comment or reply.
Enable Comments Report Select “YES” if you want to display the Report Button for the comment or reply.
Enable Like/Dislike Notification Select “YES” if you want to enable notification for Like/Dislike to subscribed user.
Enable Comment Notification Select “YES” if you want to enable notification for Review/Comment to subscribed user.
Enable Report Notification Select “YES” if you want to enable notification for Report to subscribed user.
Report Limit Set value for maximum number of report allowed on a review/comment. The review/comment will be unpublished automatically after this number of reports on that review/comment.