Advanced Reviews

Advanced Reviews

Compatible With: Community, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3 Enterprise 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1, 1.14, 1.14.1, 1.14.2, 1.14.3

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
10 August, 2017
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Personalization & Experience Management


Highly customizable review system.

Product attributes may be rated via radio buttons.

Sorting reviews by new, helpful, or by given rating.

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The extension requires the following FREE special service extension be installed in order to function properly: AW_All. Please make sure to install them BEFORE the main package. Read documentation.

Product Reviews by customers are the #1 resource for product research, according to the "Digital Consumer Behavior Study" conducted by Avenue A/Razorfish. 86% of customers read online reviews before making a purchase decision. Given these stats, can you afford to miss the opportunity to generate and showcase rich review content? Aheadworks Advanced Reviews extension for Magento is designed to encourage customers to submit their reviews and make it extremely easy to do so.

Once installed the Advanced Reviews extension for Magento introduces new, enhanced review forms at the product pages. The review forms are automatically adjusted to the product page layout, let customer rate the reviews, sort the review by the time submitted or rating and help getting better idea of the product.


Generate lots of reviews with the simple-to-use review interface

  • Customers may not be great writers but can tick off pros and cons from a list. What's more, they can even add pros and cons you've not covered;
  • Customers can report inappropriate reviews by others;
  • “Do you find this review to be helpful?” field gets instant feedback from the reader - summary of answers is shown below this question to help other readers make a purchase decision;
  • “Would you recommend this product to a friend?” field gives you a true picture of what your customer thinks of your product;
  • Logged in customers can view all their reviews by clicking "All my reviews";
  • You can enrich your Product pages content with as many automatically displayed customer reviews as you want. The additional settings tab allows you to specify whether the latest, the most helpful or with the highest rating reviews will be shown.

Ensure credibility of reviews by controlling the quality of the reviews

  • Option to restrict adding reviews to logged in customers only. This helps attract only serious reviewers;
  • "Do you find this review to be helpful?” field too can be restricted to logged in customers;
  • You can also restrict adding reviews to customers who have purchased a product;
  • Social bookmarks bar helps your customer share reviews;
  • Pros and cons list can be configured by admin and set up store-wise;
  • Option to sort reviews by Date, Average Rating, or Helpfulness.

Learn about new reviews in no time

With the ‘email notification of new reviews’ option you will receive notifications on your e-mail addresses.

Spam protection

Now you shouldn't worry about spam in your reviews as the spam protection has been added to the "Write Your Own product Review" form as well as to the Abuse and Helpfulness links.

Order status for posting reviews

You can specify order's status to allow customers to post reviews if "Only those who bought the product can review it" is enabled.

Reviews management via AJAX in frontend

No additional page reloads are required. All your site visitors' actions – reviews sorting, filtering, etc. - are performed via AJAX.

Additional variables for default email template

New variables are available for usage in your templates - nickname, product name, review text, review id, and review URL. Make your notifications more personal and informative.

Reviews summary block with reviews statistic

A quantitative and percentage analysis of the product ratings results can be represented in a reviews statistic block in the frontend.

RSS feed for reviews

This new ability allows you and your site visitors to follow new reviews easily, comfortably, and efficiently.


The URLs to reviews pages have become more SEO-friendly. Moreover, there is more information in the review page title since the 2.0 version.

With advantages such as these, online marketing couldn't get any better!


Read documentation.

To experience the extension firsthand follow the links below:



Release Notes

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  • Compatible with CE: 1.4.2 1.5 1.6 1.6.1 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Compatible with EE: 1.12 1.13 1.13.1 1.14 1.14.1 1.14.2 1.14.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    + Reviews Rich snippets - markup for google
    * Pros and cons sorting issue
    * "Reviews"(count) option doesn't work on product page
    * Wrong template is used on updating reviews list for RWD theme


  • Compatible with CE: 1.4.2 1.5 1.6 1.6.1 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2
  • Compatible with EE: 1.12 1.13 1.13.1 1.14 1.14.1 1.14.2
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    * SUPEE-6788 compatibility issue


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The best place to start if you need help with a specific extension is to contact the developer. All Magento developers have both a contact email and a support email listed.

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