How to install AliReviews app at Shella Shopify theme

Upload Shella Theme

This manual applies for Shella Shopify theme from version 2.0 and higher.

Upload Shella theme to your store. In next step you will install AliReviews app, during installation process AliReviews app edit ‘theme.liquid’ file of all themes at your store.

If you want to use Shella theme at existing store with installed AliReviews app. you have to manually update it with this link:

Check AliRevews FAQ page or reach app support if this URL doesn’t work for you.

Install AliReviews App

Install AliReview App –

Make sure you already have products at your store.

Import reviews.

Check quick guide at app dashboard. In next steps we will use these code snippets with minor modifications.

Set jQuery Theme Option

For better page speed Shella theme loads only required JavaScript modules and in asynchronous mode. This may be not compatible with some apps, like AliReviews app.

AliRevew app require jQuery library to work correctly. We added “Load jQuery first” option for this case.

Enable “Load jQuery first” option at Theme Settings -> Java Script

Add Rating Star at Product and Collection Pages

If you want to show rating star on both product and collection pages use code:

{% if == 'product' %} 
<div product-id="{{ id }}" class="alr-display-review-badge"></div>
{% else %}
<div product-id="{{ id }}" class="arv-collection arv-collection--{{ id }}"></div>
{% endif %}

If you want to show rating star only on product info page use code:

{% if == 'product' %} 
<div product-id="{{ id }}" class="alr-display-review-badge"></div>
{% endif %}

Open online editor at Theme -> Actions -> Edit code.

Find “product-get-review.liquid” file.

Paste selected code snippet.

Add Review Box at Product Page

Open online editor at Theme -> Actions -> Edit code.

Find “templates/product.liquid” file. This file includes code for all available product page layouts. Check your theme settings to find out what product page layout you use at your store.

Theme -> Customize -> Product pages -> Product page section -> Layout

Find code part related to selected layout at “templates/product.liquid” file.

For layout #1 it will be strings from 77 to 96

Paste following code to needed place. In this example I placed it before product tabs.

<div id="shopify-ali-review" product-id="{{ id }}">                      {{ shop.metafields.review_collector.review_code }}                 </div>

You should get


Rating star at Collection page and Home page product blocks
Stars and Review Box at Product info page

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