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Shortcode Star Rating

Rating in the article with Dashicons.


  • You can star rating in the article by using the shortcode.
  • It uses the built-in icon fonts(Dashicons), WordPress 3.8 or higher is required.

Example of how to use

  • [star rating="3"] ... Display 3 filled star and 2 blank star. e.g. ★★★☆☆
  • [star rating="3.5"] ... Display 3 filled star, 1 half star and 1 blank star.
  • [star rating="85" type="percent"] ... Express the value of the percentage. The range of values ​​is 0-100.
  • [star rating="7" max="10"] ... You can display the stars more than 5. e.g. ★★★★★★★☆☆☆
  • [star rating="5" numeric="yes"] ... Display the number. e.g. ★★★★★(5/5)


  • rating ... Number of rating stars. Default value is '0'.
  • max ... Limit of star to be displayed. Default value is '5'.
  • type ... Choose the 'percent' or 'rating'. Default value is 'rating'
  • numeric ... Display the numbers after the rating star. Default value is 'no'.


In admin menu, 'Settings' -> 'Shortcode Star Rating'

  • Star Color ... Enter the HEX color code the color of the star. Default '#FCAE00'.
  • Adjust Star Size ... If you check in this box, stars fit in a perent box size. It is fixed at 20px If you do not check.

Requires: 3.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.6.2
Last Updated: 4 months ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


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