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Multi Rating

A powerful rating / review system plugin for WordPress with a niche of doing multi ratings better than anyone else.

4.2.6 (15/02/2017)

  • New: Font Awesome 4.7.0 support
  • New: Added mr_disable_custom_text filter to turn off custom text settings allowing language translation of strings
  • Bug: Fixed incorrect data format used when updating label of a rating item

4.2.5 (25/01/2017)

  • Bug: Fixed some potential SQL injection vulnerabilities
  • Bug: Fixed a couple of cross site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the rating form
  • Bug: Fixed incorrect weight validation for decimals when adding a new rating item
  • Bug: Added missing validation of post id when saving a rating entry
  • Bug: Check if editor and administrator roles roles exist before adding mr_edit_rating capability

4.2.4 (18/10/2016)

  • New: Added badge icon to about page
  • New: Added post meta field "mr_rating_result_count_entries" which is a count of rating entries
  • New: Added post meta field "mr_rating_result_star_rating" which has the overall star rating

4.2.3 (16/07/2016)

  • Bug: Fixed styles for icon font library not defaulting correctly
  • Bug: Fixed hide rating form on submit and template strip newlines settings not saving correctly

4.2.2 (14/07/2016)

  • Bug: Fixed issue unable to add more than one rating item
  • Tweak: Added new error if default option > max option when adding a new rating item

4.2.1 (09/07/2016)

  • Bug: Fixed fatal error missing rating-entries.php file

4.2 (08/07/2016)

  • New: Added Dashicon support
  • New: Added Font Awesome 4.2.0, 4.5.0 and 4.6.3 support
  • New: Added Pro version menu item
  • New: Added disable styles option
  • New: Changes the font icon options to be generic to allow other font icon libraries to be added
  • Tweak: Removed the hide post meta box option to keep the settings minimal and simple in the free version
  • Tweak: Moved MR post meta box so that it's not at the top
  • Tweak: Changed the rating-form.php template file so that messages are shown just above the buttons
  • Bug: The default WordPress charset collate is now used for db table creation and updates (global $charset_collate variable)
  • Bug: Fixed some schema.org microdata errors
  • Bug: Some JS fixes based on JSLint and also updated some jQuery selectors based on attribute values to be surrounded in quotes
  • Tweak: Updated languages files

4.1.13 (09/06/2016)

  • Bug: Fixed pagination with filters on rating entries and rating results tables in wp-admin

4.1.12 (06/06/2016)

  • Tweak: Minor readme changes and updated some links

4.1.11 (02/11/2015)

  • Bug: jQuery UI calls protocol agnostic i.e http or https
  • Bug: Removed usage of mysql_real_escape_string() in admin tables

4.1.10 (15/10/2015)

  • Bug: Fixed attachments not being able to calculate ratings due to post status inherit instead of published
  • Bug: Fixed rating form using mrp_rating_form_include_minus filter
  • Tweak: Changed Rating Results List widget show filter default to false
  • Tweak: Moved creating sample rating item if none exists to plugin activation

4.1.9 (10/09/2015)

  • Bug: Fixed settings section in wp-admin for custom error message text
  • Tweak: Fixed plugin about page for WP 4.3

4.1.8 (14/08/2015)

  • Tweak: Made it easier to add your own schema.org microdata and override the default "http://schema.org/Article" micordata using new filter mr_rating_result_microdata. The old filters mrp_rating_result_microdata_thing and mrp_rating_result_microdata_thing_properties are no longer supported.

4.1.7 (08/07/2015)

  • Bug: Fixed schema.org microdata for itemtype Article (the post) in rating-result.php template file missing required itemprops publishedDate, headline and image

4.1.6 (02/08/2015)

4.1.5 (16/07/2015)

  • Tweak: Set template strip newlines option to on by default
  • New: Create a sample rating item if none exists

4.1.4 (15/07/2015)

  • New: Added auto placement of rating results options before_content and after_content
  • New: Added rating form widget
  • New: Added rating results widget

4.1.3 (06/07/2015)

  • Tweak: Changed post link in rating results and rating entries tables to the edit post page
  • Bug: Fixed touch event on minus icon with custom star images in rating form not working properly

4.1.2 (03/07/2015)

  • Bug: Fixed error creating db tables on activation caused by stray comma in SQL statement

4.1.1 (30/06/2015)

  • New: Added JS dialog to confirm clearing rating entries in the Tools
  • Bug: Fixed several WPML issues (i.e. unable to submit ratings) where the original post in the default language was not always returned calling icl_object_id.
  • Bug: Fixed preserve max option value in rating-result.php template
  • Bug: Added number_format() to rating-result.php template for showing count of entries
  • Bug: Optimized db indexes for better performance


  • Tweak: Added option for rating form error message color
  • New: Added required option for rating items. If enabled and 0 is selected as the rating item value, a field is required error message is displayed
  • Tweak: Now using minified JS and CSS files
  • Tweak: Improved usability of star ratings by not setting a default value. Star ratings are now more interactive as the on hover state works straight away.


  • Tweak: Improved data sanitization
  • Bug: Added template strip newlines option


  • New: Added option to strip newlines from templates prior to display to support plugins such as Visual Composer


  • New: Fully WPML compatible
  • New: Added filters for entries query: select, from, join, where, order by, group by and limit
  • New: Added support for Font Awesome 4.3.0
  • New: Added sorting by entry count for equal ratings.
  • Bug: Updated jQuery .on("hover") to .on("mouseenter mouseleave") as this was removed in jQuery 1.9
  • New: Added in-built template system
  • New: Added more options to the Rating Results List widget (formally Top Rating Results widget) including taxonomy, terms, result type, show filter, filter label, show rank, header and sort by.
  • New: Added a setting to be able to default hide the Multi Rating meta box.
  • New: Added more sorting options to rating results in the WP-admin.
  • New: Added CSS cursor pointer on hover of star rating icons.
  • New: Added dashicons-star-filled as menu icon
  • New: Applied widget_title filter for widget titles
  • Bug: Fixed security flaw related to name & comment fields. Please update.
  • Bug: Improved escaping of SQL queries and output data sanitization.
  • Bug: Fixed AJAX returning rating result where rating results position for a post is do not show.
  • Tweak: Renamed all shortcodes to have a prefix mr_ (old shortcode names are deprecated but will still work). display_rating_form => mr_rating_form, display_rating_results => mr_rating_results and display_top_rating_results => mr_rating_results_list
  • Tweak: Renamed the Top Rating Results widget to Rating Results List widget which is more generic and supports different sorting mechanisms.
  • Tweak: Refactored all shortcodes, widgets and the correspnding API functions to use new template system. Renamed some shortcode attributes names, widget options names and API function parameters to improve consistency.
  • Tweak: Improved readability of frontend JS
  • Tweak: General CSS improvements
  • Tweak: Removed the view more functionality. This will added again later utilising AJAX instead of a page refresh.
  • Tweak: Renamed the display_top_rating_results() API function to display_rating_results_list() (old API function is deprecated, but will still work).
  • Tweak: Renamed the following API parameters and shortcode attributes: show_category_filter => show_filter (deprecated show_category_filter) and category_label_text => filter_label_text (deprecated category_label_text)
  • Important: Deleted class-rating-results.php file as it's no longer needed.
  • Important: Deleted template functions from class-rating-form.php.
  • Important: Deleted actions that no longer make sense due to the new template system. If you've used these actions to modify the template, it will no longer work: mr_display_top_rating_results, mr_display_rating_results and mr_display_rating_form
  • Important: Moved common sorting functions from API to utils class.


  • New: Added loading spinner when saving rating form
  • Tweak: Improved styles in plugin settings page


  • New: Refactored save rating restrictions to allow using cookies and or an IP address within a specified time in hours
  • New: Added edit_ratings capability to allow Editor role to be able to edit ratings


  • Bug: Removed undefined PHP variable notice in plugin settings page


  • Bug: Fixed auto placement issue - undefined content in mr_can_apply_filter


  • New: Added settings to upload your own star rating images to use instead of Font Awesome star icons
  • New: Added after_auto_placement action hook
  • New: Added mr_can_apply_filter and mr_can_do_shortcode filters
  • New: Modified the Top Rating Results widget, [display_top_rating_results] shortcode and the display_top_rating_results() API function to be able to display the featured image of a post
  • New: Added more options to show feature image and thumbnail size to the Top Rating Results widget
  • New: Added Font Awesome 4.2.0 support


  • Bug: Fixed show_count parameter not set correctly when displaying the top rating results
  • Bug: Fixed filter button text callback defect


  • Bug: Fixed rounding of star result to 2 decimals
  • Bug: Fixed is_admin() checks to also check AJAX requests to support plugins such as FacetWP
  • New: Added filter button custom text and category label text
  • New: Added ability to sort rating results in WP-admin by post title asc, post title desc, top rating results and most entries
  • New: Added to delete all associated rating results and entry data when a post is deleted
  • Bug: Added fix to only show published posts in the Top Rating Results and to recalculate the rating results when a post changes status


  • New: Added edit rating feature in WP-admin
  • Tweak: Replaced storing username with user id
  • Tweak: Refactored star rating html generation
  • New: Added WP filter for custom rating form validation
  • Tweak: Some CSS changes
  • Tweak: Improved usability of WP-admin tables


  • Bug: Fixed weight issue calculting rating results


  • Tweak: Performance impovements. Added rating results cache.


  • New: Major plugin refactor.
  • Bug: Several bug fixes
  • New: Added more filters in WP-admin tables
  • New: Added new Tools menu
  • New: Added rating results table in WP-admin
  • New: Hide rating form on submit
  • New: Replaced JS alert after submitting rating form with HTML message
  • New: Added several action hooks


  • Bug: Fixed bug calculating raitng results if a new rating item is added
  • Tweak: Modified how rating results are calculated
  • Tweak: Sorting of rating results by result type
  • Bug: Fixed bug missing before_title after_title in display_top_rating_results shortcode
  • Bug: Fixed bug in JS where trim is not supported in IE8
  • New: Added support for custom taxonomies


  • New: Support for different versions of Font Awesome added
  • New: Plugin now i18n translation ready
  • New: Added About page


  • New: New report which shows number of entries per day
  • New: Ability to export rating results to a CSV file

2.2.3 (07/07/2014)

  • New: Added on hover color for star rating select

2.2.2 (29/05/2014)

  • Bug: Fixed missing category_id attribute to display_top_rating_results shortcode

2.2.1 (29/05/2014)

  • Bug: Fixed category filter

2.2 (28/05/2014)

  • Tweak: Added Fontawesome star icons instead of using image sprites
  • New: Added radio options and star ratings along with the select drop down to select rating item values
  • Tweak: Some template and style changes to improve the layout
  • Bug: Fixed a couple of misc bugs

2.1 (07/05/2014)

  • Tweak: Refactored HTML for rating form and rating results including CSS styles
  • New: Added Multi Rating meta box in edit page to override default settings for automatic placements of rating form and rating results per post or page
  • New: Added class shortcode attribute
  • Tweak: Refactored how rating results are returned in API

2.0.4 (12/04/2014)

  • Bug: Fixed rich snippets bug
  • New: Refactored API functions and added more params that can be used in shortcodes


  • New: Information on multi-rating-pro plugin features added


  • New: Rating results table in WP-admin query updated to order by entry_date desc


  • Bug: Fixed top rating results widget bug


  • New: Major refactor of plugin.
  • Important: Old Shortcodes deprecated and replaced with new shortcodes. Old settings and API functions renamed and may not backward compatible.
  • New: Old settings have been renamed
  • Important: Old rating result will not be migrated. If you wish to keep your rating results, you must continue to use the version 1.1.8.
  • New: Improved WP admin including view rating result entries and values

1.1.8 (15/01/2014)

  • New: Allow removing title from rating form and top rating results

1.1.7 (13/01/2014)

  • New: Added settings for default rating form title and default top rating results title

1.1.6 (7/01/2014)

  • Bug: Fixed bug in displaying top results for multiple post types

1.1.5 (6/01/2014)

  • Bug: Fixed custom title for widgets

1.1.4 (19/12/2013)

  • New: Added support for character encoding of rating items in db

1.1.3 (14/12/2013)

  • Bug: Fixed post title on top rating results widget


(14/12/2013) = * Bug: Removed debugging comment accidentally left behind

1.1.1 (12/12/2013)

  • New: Changed shortcode parameter for post id from id to post_id
  • Tweak: Fixed default values in API functions for themes
  • Bug: Fixed bug which caused only 5 top rating results being displayed


  • New: Added weight rating for multi criteria

= 1.0.3= * Bug: Fixed activation for older versions of PHP


  • New: Added option to change rating results stars to small, medium or large size
  • Bug: Fixed some CSS issues


  • New: Added check is_singular() to add rich snippets to rating results


  • Initial release

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.2
Last Updated: 2 weeks ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


4.7 out of 5 stars


10 of 13 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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