Restaurant Review and Rating System

Executive Summary

Designed and implemented a WordPress based system to allow Restaurant/Hotel owners to receive reviews and ratings from the customers. This application captures the reviews based upon the current location of the user using geo-location techniques. There are complex rules which ensure that the reviews are authentic and not forged.

Implemented customized back-end using WordPress meta-box for owners/admin of the application to insert/update business data/amenities etc. easily. Graphical reports dashboard was implemented for admin to access various ratings and statistics on usage. We created automated weekly reports/promo emails for the owners and users which were sent via send-grid. Implemented user-switching for easy navigation between owner and admin dashboard. Displayed reviews and ratings as per to make it search engine friendly on the website.

Integrated LimeCellular API for SMS subscription for latest offers and added customized info-box with markers for nearby map. Integrated with popular social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and foursquare to auto post the news reviews. Implemented coupons functionality for reviews and birthdays. Implemented the meta tags/keywords for all of the business details page for better SEO. Created RESTful web-services for native apps.

Integrated UrbanAirship API to send push notifications to targeted device. Customized login page and used the WordFence plugin for security measures. Implemented & optimized location based search to find nearest restaurants (ie. geo-distance search). Converted from the standard EAV key-value pair schema to a flat table with full-text indexes for faster search.

About our Client

Hospitality Industry