Was This Helpful


Was This Helpful is a wordpress plugin to get valuable feedback from your readers. While a positive feedback motivates to do better, a negative review helps to find the shortfalls and improve your blog making it more useful for other visitors.

How it Works

Reader will see a innovative & interactive Yes/No interface to give feedback. Blog owner can see all yes & no in the backend.

Here is a quick highlight on the numerous customizable features offered by the free and pro versions of the Was This Helpful Version.

Lite Version (Free)

  • Display Feedback Option on Posts Or Page. You can enable/disable it using backend.
  • You can display feedback option below the post. You can enable/disable it using backend.
  • Show/Hide feedback option in archives listing.
  • Show/Hide feedback option in categories listing.
  • Change question you want to ask in the backend.
  • Change label of ‘YES’ button.
  • Change label of ‘NO’ button.
  • Change Thank You message after feedback recorded.
  • Decide ascending or descending order.
  • Restrict user to get logged in before feedback using backend setting.
  • Display custom login message if user is not logged in.
  • Enable One Feedback per IP Address.
  • Enable unlimited feedback from an IP Address.
  • Display feedback option using [was-this-helpful] shortcode.

Pro Edition

  • Ask Positive or Negative feedback explanation from visitors.
  • Get beautiful feedback themes.
  • View Positive & Negative reviews for each post easily to improve your blog post.
  • Enable/Disable review option for each post or post types.
  • View overall feedbacks using pie chart.
  • Download CSV or All positive & negative reviews to analysis your blog posts.
  • Apply readymade interactive templates or apply your own design using placeholder.
  • Change question & labels in the backend setting.
  • Quick overview of each post performance in the admin bar.
  • Share post via facebook & twitter on Positive response.
  • Ask feedback details on Positive & Negative Reviews. You can make it mandatory in the backend.
  • Exclude feedback option for certain posts or categories easily.
  • Reset reviews to zero before make them live using ‘Reset Reviews’ option. You can reset review for individual posts as well.
  • Download reporting by time period or custom dates.
  • Allow feedback by logged in users only.
  • Use {yes_count}, {no_count}, {yes_percentage}, {no_percentage}, {total_count} placeholders to modify your custom template.
  • Limit Feedback by IP Address. You can allow unlimited feedback from an IP using backend.
  • Enable Google Analytics to view feedbacks events in your google analytics account.
  • Download feedback reporting on last N Days.
  • Download Was This Helpful Version



Introducing Support Desk

We’re at FlipperCode, committed to excellent support to make every download worth for the user. Happily announcing Support Desk for our valuable users to engaged with multiple support desk person for fast turnout.



  • An easy interface to manage backend settings.
  • View votes statistics on the posts listing page.


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

1.  Upload the was-this-helpful directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory

2.  Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.

3.  Go to settings page and enable feedback options for posts & page. You can change text settings and can restrict one feedback per IP address.


Can I disable feedback option for Pages ?

Yes, you can hide feedback option on pages using ‘Settings’ page.

Can I change question ?

Yes, you can change question using ‘Settings’ page. Default is “Was this Helpful ?”

How to upgrade to pro version?

You can purchase Was This Helpful Pro Version and then just keep your lite version deactivated and then activate the pro version. You’ll not loss any of your data. Your all data will be migrated to pro version automatically.

Do we have Live Demo?

Yes, You can click on Was This Helpul Pro Live Demo and mail us at hello at flippercode dot com if any pre-purchase query.

Do we have offer refund?

Yes, You can get refund any time if pro version is not suitable for you.

Do we have offer customization?

Yes, You can mail us your requirement at hello at flippercode dot com.

Contributors & Developers

“Was This Helpful” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

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  • Bug Fix – Plugin settings page previously saved settings was not effective.