SV Proven Expert



  • PHP 7.0 or higher
  • WordPress 4.7.x or higher
  • CuRL PHP extension

Service Description

ProvenExpert is a service for company reviews. A key feature („PLUS“ plan required) is showing the company review stars on your website. These will be retrieved from different review-providers like Google, Facebook etc.

Plugin Description

This plugin is build to show review stars retrieved via ProvenExpert on your site – additionally this enables review stars of your website’s entries in Google’s search engine result pages.


Missing a feature?

Please use the plugin support forum here on We will add your wish – if achievable – on our todo list. Please note that we can not give any time estimate for that list or any feature request.

Paid Services

Nevertheless, feel free to hire our full stack webdeveloper team if you have any of the following needs:

  • get a customization
  • get a feature rapidly / on time
  • get a custom WordPress plugin or theme developed to exactly fit your needs.


  • Result: Review Stars in Google SERP entries
  • Result: Review Stars on your Website
  • Settings in WordPress
  • Result: Review Stars in machine readable format for Google


This plugin is build to work out-of-the-box. Installation is quite simple.

  1. Upload sv_provenexpert-directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‚Plugins‘ menu in WordPress
  3. Register a free account on – you can try out this feature 30 days for free.
  4. Insert Api Keys in plugin settings – see menu entry „straightvisions“ in WP-Admin
  5. Add the widget or shortcode [sv_proven_expert] somewhere in your wordpress.
  6. You are using a caching plugin? Don’t forget to flush caches now.

ProvenExpert WordPress Plugin Docs are available in English and German.


Is this plugin for free?

This plugin is for free and licensed to GPL.
It’s open source following the GPL policy.

How can I revert all changes or reset the plugin?

This plugin brings an uninstall routine. Just deactivate plugin on plugin listing page in WP-Admin and after that, click on „delete“ will completely remove all database entries and files generated through this plugin.

Does this plugin calls to another server?

Yes. As ProvenExpert is a service in the cloud, it is absolutely required to call the API server to get the required data. The plugin will refresh it’s cached data once a day.

Can I change style of review stars on website?

You can change the style via CSS, e.g. in your theme’s style.css.


Spannendes Bewertungs Plugin und toller Kundenservice

Da gab es doch ein paar Probleme mit Pagebuilder und dem Plugin in unserer Seite aber das Team von Straightvisions hat uns super geholfen. Danke dafür. P.S.: nach 3 Tagen zeigte Google zum ersten Mal unsere bewertungssterne an.
Lies alle 2 Rezensionen

Mitwirkende & Entwickler

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  • core update


  • support added for legacy shortcode


  • PHP 7.1 and higher Support: Bugfix for Fatal error: Cannot use lexical variable $widget_class as a parameter name in /wp-content/plugins/sv-provenexpert/lib/core/widgets/widgets.php on line 127
  • Decrease Admin Menu priority
  • highlight shortcode in settings


Major Refactoring


Preview and Error Output added on settings screen. Usability in settings field styles improved.


Fixed a W3C HTML Validation Markup Error generated through HTML Snippet retrieved from Proven Expert


Curl Decoding Error fixed


Improved Caching


Initial Release