The 5 star rating system is popularized by sites such as Amazon. Vistors simply choose a product or service then create a review by simply clicking how many stars does the product deserve. The site will then dispaly the average score for each product then displays it to the visitors. WordPress doesn’t come with a 5-star ranking system, but there are many plugins that can add this functionality to your site. This plugins usually works in conjunction with WordPress comments. In this post, I’ll list the useful WordPress plugins that can have 5-star rating review to your site.
In this article, we will show you several free 5 star rating WordPress plugins.
Rate This Page Plugin
Rate This Page plugin allows you to rate certain posts or pages of your blog. Admin can view reports of rated posts or pages. Using cookies, the plugin stores a session if a guest user rates certain posts or pages and it uses AJAX to store the rating information.
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WP-PostRatings lets you add an AJAX rating system to any post or page. You can choose from a range of rating images.
Post Ratings allows you to set up rating for posts in your blog. You can create your own rating formula and add a widget with the top rated posts in your sidebar. It will display the average post rating, vote count or weighted rating within your posts.
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Polldaddy Polls & Ratings
The Polldaddy Polls and Ratings allows you to set up polls and ratings in your WordPress site. See the picture above to view how polls and ratings appear. You can choose from 20 different styles for your polls, and view all results for your polls as they come in. It also allows you to embed ratings into your posts, pages or comments.You can also add a Top Rated widget in your sidebar to show the top rated posts, pages and comments today, this week and this month.
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KK Star Ratings
kk Star Ratings allows you to add rating to post or page. kk Star Ratings has many features like: display ratings on homepage, archives, posts, pages or manually, Google rich snippets to show ratings in google search results, Restrict votings per unique ip, Attach tooltips when mouse is hovered while rating with colors, show top rated posts in your sidebar and more.
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Myreviewplugin allow users to easily add rate products, posts and contribute their own reviews through your comment box. MyReviewPlugin offers 5-star ratings, Letter grades, percentage (out of 100), pass/fail and 10-star ratings are all available with just a click of a mouse. Using this plugin you can easily run a review site. It also offers many other features like: display post based on ratings, Build Beautiful Comparsion Tables, Automatically Include Thumbshots, Show the top rated posts or the most recently rated posts in your sidebar, Embed ratings in to posts and pages, different themes for for easy website development and more.