Gex Ratings (Facepunch Style)

Description

Overview

An all-in-one solution to adding a facepunch.com inspired rating system to your site. Upload your custom images and turn them into ratings in minutes!

Default Ratings

The plugin comes with 13 default ratings which can be individually toggled on/off; Agree, Artistic, Disagree, Dumb, Friendly, Funny, Informative, Late, Optimistic, Programming King, Useful, Winner and Zing.

Rating Statistics

  • Most Popular Posts and Pages Rated
  • Most Popular Comments Rated
  • Most Popular Ratings
  • Get ratings for a specific entry (post, page or comment)

Plugin Settings

  • Display custom text above the ratings block
  • Display the ratings block above or below the content
  • How frequently can an entry be rated again by the same user
  • Plugin settings will not be overwritten with the default settings on plugin activation
  • Toggle individual ratings on/off
  • Disable ratings for a specific post or page.

Statistics Widget

Plugin comes with a ratings statistics widget with toggle options to display statistics for; posts and pages, comments and most popular ratings.

Statistics Shortcodes

Display Most Popular Posts and Pages Rated
[gex_ratings_stats type=’posts’]

Most Popular Comments Rated
[gex_ratings_stats type=’comments’]

Most Popular Ratings
[gex_ratings_stats type=’popular’]

Display ratings for a specific post/page
[gex_ratings_stats type=’entry’ id=”]

Screenshots

  • Ratings being displayed for a post.
  • Ratings being displayed for a comment.
  • Rating names are hidden when more than 3 different ratings are displayed to save horizontal space.
  • Ratings are styled using your current site theme.
  • Admin Page with Settings, Ratings and Statistics.

Installation

  1. Upload the gex-ratings-facepunch-style folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins page directly.
  2. Activate the Gex Ratings (Facepunch Style) plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. That’s it! You’re done. You can now change the plugin settings on the Settings > Gex Ratings page.

FAQ

Installation Instructions
  1. Upload the gex-ratings-facepunch-style folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins page directly.
  2. Activate the Gex Ratings (Facepunch Style) plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress.
  3. That’s it! You’re done. You can now change the plugin settings on the Settings > Gex Ratings page.
How do I add a new rating?
  1. Ensure that your rating image is in a compatible format (png, jpg or gif) and the first letter of the file is capitalised e.g; Agree.png. Upload the rating image to the /wp-content/plugins/gex-ratings-facepunch-style/ratings/ directory.

  2. Enable your new rating in the Settings > Gex Ratings > Valid Ratings tab.

How do I delete or temporarily disable a rating?
  1. To delete a rating, delete the respective rating image from the /wp-content/plugins/gex-ratings-facepunch-style/ratings/ directory or disable the rating temporarily in the Settings > Gex Ratings > Valid Ratings tab.
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Contributors & Developers

“Gex Ratings (Facepunch Style)” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.10

Release Date: September 11th, 2017

  • Added the ability for admins to disable ratings on specific posts and pages.
  • Added the option for entries to be rated daily by the same user.
  • Fixed a bug where widget data was left behind during plugin removal.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

1.0.9

Release Date: January 24th, 2017

  • Added the ability for admins to delete ratings received on posts, comments and pages.
  • Updated javascript to improve reliability of ratings being added or deleted.
  • Updated stylesheet to fix compatibility issues with certain themes.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements.

1.0.8

Release Date: December 21st, 2016

  • Added a rating statistics dashboard widget.

1.0.7

Release Date: December 12th, 2016

  • Added a Settings link to the plugins page for the plugin settings.
  • Improved performance by only loading the required resources.

1.0.6

Release Date: November 10th, 2016

  • Added a ratings statistics widget with toggle options to display statistics for; posts and pages, comments and most popular ratings.
  • Fixed a minor bug when using the rating statistics shortcode.

1.0.5

Release Date: October 28th, 2016

  • Fixed a minor bug where the plugin settings page option labels were not focusing the option field when clicked on.
  • Improved the reliability of the plugin settings current tab upon saving changes.
  • Renamed ‘Retain settings during plugin activation/deactivation’ to ‘Retain Settings’ with a description.

1.0.4

Release Date: October 18th, 2016

  • Fixed a bug where the database table was unable to be created on plugin installation.
  • Added the ability to enable or disable ratings from the plugin settings page.
  • Added a tab system to the plugin settings page.
  • Redesigned the plugin settings page.
  • Added a Gex Ratings column to the All Posts/Pages lists with the current ratings for each entry.
  • Prevented deletion of the plugin files during a plugin update to retain uploaded rating images.
  • Added an option to retain settings during plugin activation/deactivation to the plugin settings page.
  • Added an option to display the ratings above or below the entry content.

1.0.3

Release Date: October 14th, 2016

  • Added rating statistics shortcodes.

1.0.2

Release Date: October 13th, 2016

  • Added a Gex Ratings Settings page in the admin panel.
  • Added Settings; Enable/Disable ratings for comments/posts and pages or both, Option to display custom text above the ratings block and Rating Cookie Duration.
  • Added Rating Statistics; Most Popular Posts and Pages Rated, Most Popular Comments Rated and Most Popular Ratings.
  • Added various performance improvements.

1.0.1

Release Date: October 10th, 2016

  • Improved the reliability of the database backend.
  • Admins can now rate comments from within the admin panel.
  • Fixed rating compatibility with certain types of themes.

1.0.0

Release Date: October 6th, 2016

  • Initial release.