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Advanced Post Type Ratings


Advanced Post Type Ratings allows users to easily add a visual star rating system to any post type including custom post types.

The plugin is easily configured via an admin options page, allowing quick configuration of multiple star ratings across any post type.

The plugin also adds a convenient thumbnail zoom rating system to image thumbnails when users hover over them in the media library index. Allowing quick review of an image before the user rates it.

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This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.


  1. Upload the plugin folder to the \’/wp-content/plugins/\’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the \’Plugins\’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure the plugin via the \’Post Type Ratings\’ options under the settings menu


How do i create a new rater

Go to Settings > Post Type Ratings.
Click \’Add More\’ blue button in the \’Manage Raters\’ section, then type in a title for your rater. Keep it short.
Then click \’Save Changes\’ blue button in top right corner.
Once saved you should now be able to scroll down and find the config options for your new item rater

Can a rater be applied to multiple post types

Yes! A single rater can be applied to as many post types as you wish.

How do i get the rating for a post

Go to the rater\’s options section in Settings > Post Type Ratings.
Look in the section title block (grey area) and copy the code snippet. Be sure to pass the correct post_id 🙂

How do i remove a rater

Go to the \’Manage Raters\’ section in Settings > Post Type Ratings.
Find the title of the rater you wish to remove and click the red \’Remove\’ link
Then click the blue \’Save Changes\’ button in the top right and your rater and it\’s options are now gone.

Why is my rater not showing up

Be sure that you have selected at least one post type for your rater in the rater options section.
P.S. If you have many raters be sure you are looking at the correct options section for the rater in question.


September 3, 2016
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Contributors & Developers

“Advanced Post Type Ratings” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • WordPress 4.0 support


  • Initial version of the plugin.