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  • Hi Blaz,

    compliments for this supercool plugin – I love it!

    Here are some of my personal recommendations/wishes for future versions, maybe you could think about them? If you need beer – just tell me πŸ˜‰

    1. RATING PROCEDURE

    On Desktop its almost perfect. The user hovers the stars and immediately sees the number he will rate. Here it would be great if the bubble help is being replaced by a changing text right under the stars images, depending on which star the mouse is hovering (to support even the DAU). The bubble text appears a little too late and can easily be overseen.

    On mobile it is more difficult, because there is no hover, so the user experience is not that good as on desktop. I am getting bad ratings by using your plugin, but my content is really not that bad πŸ˜‰ An explanation would be that the user tries to activate one star after another on his tiny phone screen, but after the click on the first star the rating is already done and you cannot change it. Is it possible to implement it that way that the user can choose the stars one after each other and add a button “submit rating” ?

    2. EVENT TRACKING

    Would be great to have a tracking option in your plugin, so I can see who voted what. Currently I am using Matomo tracking, it has a basic event tracking functionality, which is very helpful. Maybe the event name could be “RMP-OneSTAR” to “RMP-FiveSTAR”

    3. THANK YOU SCREEN

    After the voting is done all stars should show the new average rating and a configurable text “thank you for your rating”. That would be super nice πŸ˜‰

    4. HTML markup

    The headlines in your plugin are marked up as <h2> tags. This confuses my automatically generated table of contents (also a wordpress plugin which collects all <h> tages and generates a nice table of contents for a blogpost/page.) Maybe there is another way to do this, so there are no <h> tags in the plugins HTML output. It will be good for SEO, too.

    Thanks again for this great plugin and please keep up the good work. Greetings to Denmark!

    Stefan

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  • Hi Blaz,

    just thinking if it is possible to link the post title text on the notification email for new ratings to the post directly.

    Best,
    Stefan

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    @douglasferraz89 I would really appreciate Portuguese translations. I checked, and you can also translate the plugin there. I will export the translations and include them in the next version of the plugin and give you credit for them. To be honest, I don’t know how exactly the “Translating WordPress” feature works but I cannot approve the translations. It seems that only editors can approve translations and I have no idea how to get an editor πŸ™‚

    Yeah, AMP is tricky and I’m still working on it. This with a link is a good idea. I will, however, try to also make a special widget for AMP pages but it will be very minimalistic πŸ™‚

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    This is a bery good idea Stefan, I will add the improvement in the next version which is coming soon πŸ™‚ Thanks! @smik2002

    Then I’ll send you the translation files.

    Do you have any prediction of how much you will present this rating with AMP?

    I’m really curious to see how it works.

    Congratulations on your excellent plugin, with such functionalities will be the best of this segment.

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    Great, but please also upload them here: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/rate-my-post/stable/pt/default. There is a button at the bottom “import translations”. I’ll ask a bit around if somebody wants to be an editor πŸ™‚

    I’d say that the AMP-compatible version will be out in a month or so. It’s trickier than I thought πŸ™‚ @osjoy sorry for the waiting time for AMP compatibility!

    Thanks for the kind words @douglasferraz89 πŸ™‚

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    https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/rate-my-post/stable/pt/default

    I uploaded the translation in this link above, but it is wrong, this is for the Portuguese of Portugal. I only saw after I sent it. Sorry.

    Then I uploaded correctly to the language of Brazilian Portuguese. In the link below:

    https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/pt-br/default/wp-plugins/rate-my-post

    I also do not know how to become a language editor.

    I’m just a developer, but I can always help with the translation into Brazilian Portuguese.

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    No problem @douglasferraz89, editors will sort it out πŸ™‚ now I just have to ask a bit around if anybody wants to be an editor πŸ™‚

    @smik2002 can you please also upload German translations here https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/de/default/wp-plugins/rate-my-post. There is a button at the bottom β€œimport translations” so you just import the file you’ve sent me. I was testing how this works and I uploaded your file, but I would like you to be in charge of German translations πŸ™‚ Thanks!

    HI Blaz,

    just tried to upload my language files – but it says that nothing new was imported. Maybe you have to delete your previous uploaded translations first…?

    Regarding the info mail for new ratings: Maybe you could include the link to the rated post PLUS the number of total votes. πŸ™‚

    THANK YOUUUUU!

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    Hi Stefan,

    I have put vote count in emails on my to-do list πŸ™‚ This translations are so complicated, I’ll check out if there is any option to delete them because I can’t find it. In the meanwhile, you can upload the translation file here: https://translate.wordpress.org/projects/wp-plugins/rate-my-post/dev/de/default. I haven’t uploaded for trunk since I was just testing πŸ™‚ Sorry for the inconvenience.

    Uploaded everything – except some tag-warnings all looks good.

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    Awesome πŸ™‚ thanks!

    Hi Blaz,

    sorry for bugging you, but I have so many ideas πŸ˜‰

    Regarding the social sharing widget. Its quite useless to direct non-mobile users to instagram, because they have no chance to become followers. Instagram is mobile only.

    Is it possible to only show the instagram sharing to mobile users? If no other social networks are defined the widget does not need to appear.

    Please please please πŸ˜‰

    Best,
    Stefan

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    Hi Stefan,

    No worries πŸ™‚ Are you sure about Instagram? I see the follow button when I click on the link on desktop, but I don’t have Instagram profile, so I can’t test it πŸ™‚ Nevertheless, this can be easily solved with custom CSS.

    
    @media only screen and (max-width: 600px) { /*Screen width to hide Instagram icon*/
        a.fa.fa-instagram.rmp-social-icon {
    	display: none;
         }
    }
    

    By the way, the editors started verifying your translations πŸ™‚ https://translate.wordpress.org/locale/de/default/wp-plugins/rate-my-post

    Hi @blazk

    Font Awesome is a huge css file. We can optimize it for only used cases and trim it down to just 10KB, for example.

    It greatly affects the performance of the website.

    An interesting suggestion would be to load only the required icons, this would save you about 100kb.

    Apparently few calls are made for the use of fonts, from what I’ve seen, calls are made by choosing which icon (stars, thumbs or hearts) in function icon_type (). And the other icons are used in the Social follow widget.

    When I need to use some font-awesome icons, I select the icons font-awesome on this site https://icomoon.io/app/ and download only those necessary for the operation of my application.

    This greatly increases perfomance.

    Plugin Author Blaz K.

    (@blazk)

    Hi @douglasferraz89
    Thanks for your suggestion. I have an option to disable enqueue of FontAwesome css on my to-do list. Many themes and plugins enqueue FontAwesome and with this option users will be able to prevent having multiple FontAwesome css files loaded.

    You will be able to use this option to do what you are describing above – disable the enqueue of FontAwesome and load only the required icons through your child theme or custom-made plugin. What do you think? πŸ™‚ Maybe I’ll even write a tutorial how to do this πŸ™‚

    The thing is that in future versions I want to make more icons available – users will be able to choose whichever icon from FontAwesome for best customization. For example, if a veterinarian uses the plugin he/she can have paws instead of stars πŸ™‚

    Blaz

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