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User Guide Rating Plugin

 

Rating

User Guide

Rating

1.5 *

WordPress

6.0 *

Testimonials

1.0.7 *

*When using other versions some differences are possible to occur

** Screenshots were taken from a PC

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Settings

2.1. Rating Settings

2.1.1. Add Rating to

2.1.2. Testimonials Reviews

2.1.3. Average Rating Position

2.1.4. Combine Average Rating with Rate Options

2.1.5. Rate Option Position

2.1.6. Required Rating

2.1.7. Change Rating

2.1.8. Schema Markup

2.1.9. Minimum Rating to Add Schema

2.1.10. Enable Rating for

2.2. Appearance

2.2.1. Number of Stars

2.2.2. Star Color

2.2.3. Star Color on Hover

2.2.4. Star Size

2.2.5. Text Color

2.2.6. Text Font-Size

2.2.7. Average Rating Title

2.2.8. Average Rating Text

2.2.9. My Rating

2.2.10. Authorization Required Text

2.2.11. Thank You Message

2.2.12. No Permission Message

2.2.13. Rating Already Submitted Message

2.3. Miscellaneous Settings

2.3.1. Track Usage

2.3.2. Services banner

2.3.3. Default Settings

2.4. Custom Code

2.5. License Key

2.5.1. Pro License

2.5.2. Check License Key

2.5.3. Manage License Settings


You can download Rating Plugin here:

https://bestwebsoft.com/products/wordpress/plugins/rating/

1. Introduction

Note: Сlick the “Save Changes” button in order to apply any changes.

1.1. Open your WordPress Admin Dashboard and find the menu on the left.

1.2. Go to the “Rating” > “Settings” on your dashboard.

2. Settings

Use the options of the “Settings” page to make the settings that apply to all ratings of the website.

2.1. Rating Settings

Use the options of the “Rating Settings” tab to make the most important settings for rating display.

2.1.1. Add Rating to

Use the “Add Rating to” option to set where rating would be displayed.

2.1.1.1. Enable the “Posts” to display ratings on posts.

2.1.1.2. The result of displaying rating on posts may look on a page as follows.


2.1.1.3. Enable the “Pages” to display ratings on pages.

2.1.1.4. The result of displaying rating may look on a page as follows.

2.1.1.5. Enable the “Media” to display ratings for media files.

2.1.1.6. The result of displaying ratings for media files may look on a page as follows.

2.1.1.7. Enable the “Testimonials” to display ratings for testimonials. You can download the Testimonials plugin here

https://bestwebsoft.com/products/wordpress/plugins/testimonials/

2.1.1.8. After a successful download and activation of the “Testimonials” plugin you need to activate the “Rating” option on the Testimonials plugin settings page to make the rating visible.

2.1.1.9. The result of displaying ratings for testimonials may look on a page as follows.

2.1.1.10. Enable the “Gallery” to display ratings for galleries. You can download the Gallery plugin here

https://bestwebsoft.com/products/wordpress/plugins/gallery

2.1.1.11. The result of displaying ratings for galleries may look on a page as follows.

2.1.2. Testimonials Reviews

Rating by BestWebSoft is compatible with “Testimonials by BestWebSoft” plugin. Download the plugin by clicking the “Download” link.

You can download the Testimonials plugin here

https://bestwebsoft.com/products/wordpress/plugins/testimonials/

2.1.2.1. After a successful download and activation of the “Testimonials” plugin, enable Testimonials Review Form option for “Rating”.

2.1.2.2. Use the “Number of Titles” option to set the necessary number of titles for Testimonials Review Form.

2.1.2.3. Use the “Review Title” option to enter the necessary titles for Testimonials. Enter the appropriate text into the option field.

2.1.2.5. You need to activate the “Rating” option in the Testimonials plugin settings page to make the rating visible.

2.1.2.5. The result of customization of testimonials review form may look on a page as follows.

 

2.1.3. Average Rating Position

Use the “Average Rating Position” option to set the average rating position.

2.1.3.1. Enable “Before the Content” to display the average rating before content.

2.1.2.2. The result of displaying average rating before content may look on a page as follows.

2.1.2.3. Enable “After the Content” to display the average rating after content.

2.1.3.4. The result of displaying rating after content may look on a page as follows.

2.1.4. Combine Average Rating with Rate Options

Enable the “Combine Average Rating with Rate Options” option to combine average rating and rate option.

2.1.4.1. The result of the combination of rating bars may look on a page as follows.

2.1.5. Rate Option Position

Use the “Rate Option Position” option to set the rate option position.

2.1.5.1. Enable “Before the Content” to display the rate option before content.

2.1.5.2. The result of displaying the rate option before content may look on a page as follows.

2.1.5.3. Enable “After the Content” to display the rate option after content.

2.1.5.4. The result of displaying the rate option after content may look on a page as follows.

2.1.4.5. Enable “In comments” to display the rate option in the comment form.

2.1.4.6. The result of displaying the rate option in the comment form may look on a page as follows.

2.1.6. Required Rating

Enable the “Required Rating” option to make rating submitting required to leave a comment.

2.1.7. Change Rating

Enable the “Change Rating” option to allow users to change their rating, even if the user has already rated the post or user role is disabled.

2.1.8. Schema Markup

Enable the “Schema Markup” option to add JSON-Ld schema markup. Follow the Learn More link for further information.

2.1.9. Minimum Rating to Add Schema

Use the “Minimum Rating to Add Schema” option to set the minimum rating value to add to the markup schema.

2.1.10. Enable Rating for

Use the “Enable Rating for” option to set the users group to allow rating for.

2.2. Appearance

Use the options of the “Appearance” tab to make the most important appearance settings for rating display.

2.2.1. Number of Stars

Use the “Number of Stars” option to set the necessary number of stars for the review display.

2.2.1.1. The result of setting the number of stars may look on a page as follows.

2.2.2. Star Color

Use the “Star Color” option to set the color of rating stars using the color-picker tool.

2.2.2.1. The result of changing the color of stars may look on a page as follows.

2.2.3. Star Color on Hover

Use the “Star Color on Hover” option to set the color on hover of rating stars usingthe color-picker tool.

2.2.3.1. The result of changing the color of stars after hover action may look on a page as follows.

2.2.4. Star Size

Use the “Star Size” option to set the necessary size of the stars.

2.2.4.1. The result of changing the size of stars may look on a page as follows.

2.2.5. Text Color

Use the “Text Color” option to set the color of the text by means of the color-picker tool.

2.2.5.1. The result of changing the color of the text may look on a page as follows.

2.2.6. Text Font-Size

Use the “Text Font-Size” option to change the font size of the text.

2.2.6.1. The result of changing the text font-size may look on a page as follows.

2.2.7. Average Rating Title

Use the “Average Rating Title” option to set the custom title to the average rating bar.

2.2.7.1. The result of changing the average rating title may look on a page as follows.

2.2.8. Average Rating Text

Use the “Average Rating Text” option to set the custom rating message.

2.2.8.1. The result of changing the Average Rating Text may look on a page as follows.

2.2.9. My Rating

Use the “My Rating to set the custom rate title.

2.2.9.1. The result of changing the rate option title may look on a page as follows.

2.2.10. Authorization Required Text

Use the “Authorization Required Text” option to set the custom message for users who attempt to rate when they are not authorized to do so.

2.2.10.1. The result of changing the message for guests may look on a page as follows.

2.2.11. Thank You Message

Use the “Thank You Message” option to set the “thank” for the review message.

2.2.11.1. The result of changing the “Thank you” message may look on a page as follows.

2.2.12. No Permission Message

Use the “No Permission Message” option to set the custom message if the user role is disabled for rate. Enter the text into the option field.

2.2.12.1. The result of changing the “No Permission Message” may look on a page as follows.

2.2.13. Rating Already Submitted Message

Use the “Rating Already Submitted Message” option to set the custom message if the user has already rated the post.

2.2.13.1. The result of changing the “Rating Already Submitted Message” message may look on a page as follows.

2.3. Miscellaneous Settings

Use the options of the “Miscellaneous Settings” tab to make the settings regarding the track usage and default settings.

2.3.1. Track Usage

Enable the “Track Usage” option to allow tracking plugin usage anonymously.

2.3.2. Services banner

Enable the “Services banner” option to hide Services and Ads banner.

2.3.3. Default Settings

Click the “Restore settings” button to reset all the settings made previously and revert them to the default ones.

2.4. Custom Code

Use the “Custom code” tab to insert a CSS, PHP, or JavaScript code. To activate the inserted code, enable the “Activate custom … code” option, and save changes.

2.5. License Key

Use the “License Key” tab to activate or check the Pro plugin license.

2.5.1. Pro License

After a successful plugin purchase, you will receive an email notification with a download link and a license key. Activate Pro license by pasting a license key into the “Rating Pro License” field and clicking the “Save Changes” button.

2.5.2. Check License Key

To check the license key, click the “Check license key” button. If the entered key is correct, the notification “The license key is valid. Your license will expire on XXXX-XX-XX” will be displayed in the upper left corner of the page.

2.5.3. Manage License Settings

Use the “Manage License Settings” option to change your license settings. Click the “Login to Client Area” button to open your personal Client Area dashboard found on the https://bestwebsoft.com/ website. Browse and download purchased products, change the license domain and copy the license keys.


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