How to create a customer reviews website like this one?

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  1. john5170

    john5170 Registered Member

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    I am pretty new to web development, but I got some knowledge of Wordpress, plugins, and computer programming.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction?

    I am looking to create a website that has a huge emphasis on customer reviews like this section:

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    http://www.forexpeacearmy.com/forex-reviews/8159/www.fxchoice.com
    
    Or another example is the Amazon Reviews section for each product.

    So I need user review submissions, helpful review voting, picture/video options, login or guest submission, official product owner login for replies, sorting reviews by most recent or most helpful, etc.

    I know there is no single plugin or platform that will provide all this, and I would need to do lots of custom development, but can anyone tell me how to start?

    Do I use Wordpress and create (or modify) plugins? Or is another CMS better for this?
     
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    seoz87 Power Member

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    i was looking for same thing but as it turns out it will be a complete custom development. Even with Wp, you wont be able to achieve end result like this and that too would need some customization
     
  3. deadsoul1

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    Yes, it can be handled as per your like via custom coded section. You might find something similar to it on some plugin or extension, but, then you need to integrate it and modify as per your need. It would be better to get the whole project started on some PHP framework as you will find loads of open source developers.
     
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    john5170 Registered Member

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    So it would be a PHP framework? As in Wordpress?

    How about Joomla? which one would be better?
     
  5. deadsoul1

    deadsoul1 Junior Member

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    It can be done on both with custom extensions or plugins. However, if you want better security, seamless experience for users and hope to get best solution, get started with Laravel/Yii/Symphony custom development (if you going with PHP).
     
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    Theme looks nice and loads fast (y)
     
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    InternetVikings.com Regular Member Enterprise Member

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    Divi by Elegant Theme is a great theme that give you nearly unlimited options how to customize the page with elements.
    Good luck
     
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