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Rating-Widget: Star Rating System

The most popular Five Star Rating System on the web. User-friendly ratings for: posts, pages, comments, WooCommerce, BuddyPress and bbPress forums.

26 reviews
Average Rating
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Monthly subscription fee? I don't think so!
By , for WP 4.1.1

What looks like a useful free plugin turns out to be a software service with a monthly subscription fee. What crock!

BUNCH OF GREEDY AUTHORS
By , for WP 4.1.1

WOW! THIS PLUGIN CHARGE $8/M TO ASK ME FOR THE GOOGLE RICH SNIPPET? DEFINITELY DESERVED ZERO STAR & REMOVED FROM WORDPRESS.ORG

REMEMBER THAT "THE RISKIEST THING YOU CAN DO IS GET GREEDY"

Misleading
By , for WP 4.0.1

There is no demo version. Asks immediately for money. Just a cheap prank to draw customers in.

Advertisment and page slowing
By , for WP 4.1.1

Ive uninstalled it, you should not force people to pay for pro, by placing ads. I suggest using any other rating plugin.

The Pro version never works, bad support
By , for WP 4.1.1

I have used this plugin for about 3 months and I am always having issues with it. I am using the Pro version to get the google rich snippet. The plugin never worked smoothly and whenever I contact support, I had to wait more than a week to get an answer by email. This review is for the pro version, not sure how the free version works.

My advice save your money and look for other plugins if you are looking to generate star snippet for search engine purposes.

Garbage
By , for WP 4.1.1

This plugin is nothing but an advertisement! The free version is riddled with ads. You have to sign up for an account to activate the plugin?

This should be reported and removed. What an absolute waste of time.

First review - Just had to let people know how bad this is
By , for WP 4.1.1

So, This 'free' version basically goes against everything on WordPress.org first of all.

These guys have a premium plugin, there's no free version. Their 'free' version is riddled with ads, a powered by stamp and purposely prevents Google from seeing your rating unless you give them money...

Who does this? It's not allowed to give 'free' ad supported versions on this site. I know I'll be reporting this.

Another first - hope someone nulls this and gives out their pro version for free with all their crap removed since they're such greedy / slimy sobs.

Charging For Schema? Rip Off
By , for WP 4.1.1

I've used a number of rating plugins in the past and this has to be one of the worst i've seen.

While it looks great at first, the author has chosen to charge if website owners want to enable schema.

Schema is the reason star ratings show up in search engine result pages and no other author charges for this feature.

On top of that the voting doesn't show as complete until the page has been refreshed.

These are just two of the problems i found within 2 mins of using it so i'll be removing it now.

So Sad
By , for WP 4.1

Doesn't work at all. Also, I noticed that this thing is really just for a 7 day free trial, so I don't know how it gets to stay listed here.

DEACTIVATED & DELETED!

"Calling Home"
By ,

This Plugin calls Javascript and maybe even more from rating-widget.com from the wordpress backend for whatever reason. If noscript blocks those requests, the plugin does nothing except showing "You are 30 Seconds away from …whatever". This harms any developers as well as any users privacy to death. Zero tolerance!

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