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GD Rating System

Powerful, highly customizable and versatile ratings plugin to allow your users to vote for anything you want.

GD Rating System is the successor to GD Star Rating plugin, but it has nothing in common with the old plugin. GD Rating System uses modular structure with most features split into addons and rating methods. For front end display plugin uses templates similar to WordPress theme templates and allows you to override existing templates or add new ones.

Overview of plugin features

With GD Rating System you can rate anything. Plugin supports several basic rating entities and for each one you can have more than one rating type. This includes posts with all default and custom post types, comments, users, terms for default or custom taxonomies.

Here is the list of most important plugin features:

  • Rating Method: Stars Rating
  • Addon: Posts Integration
  • Addon: Comments Integration
  • Addon: Dynamic Load
  • Addon: Rich Snippets Support
  • Addon: Feeds Support (v1.3)
  • Addon: Shortcake UI Plugin Support (v1.4)
  • Presentation: Default set of templates
  • Presentation: Shortcode for rating block
  • Presentation: Shortcode for rating list
  • Widget: Shortcode for rating list
  • Posts Addon: Sort by rating (v1.2)
  • Comments Addon: Sort by rating (v1.2)
  • Stars Rating: 20 icons in a font
  • Stars Rating: 2 image based sets
  • Administration: Rating objects log
  • Administration: Votes log
  • Administration: Custom rating rules
  • Data Transfer: Import from GD Star Rating
  • Data Transfer: Import from WP PostRatings
  • Data Transfer: Import from Yet Another Stars Rating
  • Data Transfer: Import from KK Star Ratings (v1.3)

Upgrade to GD Rating System Pro

Pro version contains many more great features:

  • Rating Method: Emote This (v1.4)
  • Rating Method: Like This (v1.2)
  • Rating Method: Stars Review
  • Rating Method: Thumbs Rating
  • Addon: WP REST API Plugin Support
  • Addon: Dummy Ratings
  • Addon: Edit Rating Votes
  • Addon: GEO Location for Votes
  • Addon: Admin Enhancer
  • Addon: bbPress Integration (v1.1)
  • Addon: BuddyPress Integration (v2.0)
  • Addon: Bayesian Calculation (v1.1)
  • Addon: Client Detection (v1.3)
  • Addon: Tooltip (v2.0)
  • Posts Addon: Auto sort by rating (v1.2)
  • bbPress Addon: Rating topics views (v1.2)
  • Font Icons: FontAwesome (v1.3)
  • Stars Rating: 4 extra image sets
  • Thumbs Rating: 4 font icons sets in a font
  • Thumbs Rating: 1 image based set
  • Like This Rating: 2 font icons sets in a font
  • Like This Rating: 1 image based set
  • Emote This Rating: 2 image based sets
  • PSD Source Files for all image sets
  • Presentation: Additional Templates
  • Presentation: Additional Widgets
  • List Shortcode: Filter by terms and authors (v1.3)
  • List Widget: Filter by terms and authors (v1.3)

With more features on the roadmap exclusively for Pro version.

Premium addons:

  • Multi Rating Addon
  • Code Builder Addon (free with GD Rating System Pro license)

Documentation and Support

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Requires: 4.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.3
Last Updated: 3 weeks ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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