WPPostRatings Plugin

Price: FREE
Sold By: WordPressLLC.comWordPressLLC.com

Contributors: GamerZ
Donate link: https://lesterchan.net/site/donation/
Tags: ratings, rating, postratings, postrating, vote, digg, ajax, post
Requires at least: 4.9.6
Tested up to: 5.3
Stable tag: 1.87

Adds an AJAX rating system for your WordPress site's content.

## Description

### Usage
1. Open `wp-content/themes//index.php`
2. You may place it in archive.php, single.php, post.php or page.php also.
3. Find: ``
4. Add Anywhere Below It (The Place You Want The Ratings To Show): ``

* If you DO NOT want the ratings to appear in every post/page, DO NOT use the code above. Just type in `[ratings]` into the selected post/page content and it will embed ratings into that post/page only.
* If you want to embed other post ratings use `[ratings id="1"]`, where 1 is the ID of the post/page ratings that you want to display.
* If you want to embed other post ratings results, use `[ratings id="1" results="true"]`, where 1 is the ID of the post/page ratings results that you want to display.

### Build Status
[![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/lesterchan/wp-postratings.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/lesterchan/wp-postratings)

### Development
[https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postratings](https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postratings "https://github.com/lesterchan/wp-postratings")

### Credits
* Plugin icon by [Freepik](http://www.freepik.com) from [Flaticon](http://www.flaticon.com)
* Icons courtesy of [FamFamFam](http://www.famfamfam.com/ "FamFamFam") and [Everaldo](http://www.everaldo.com "Everaldo")

### Donations
I spent most of my free time creating, updating, maintaining and supporting these plugins, if you really love my plugins and could spare me a couple of bucks, I will really appreciate it. If not feel free to use it without any obligations.

## Changelog
### Version 1.87
* FIXED: Rename filter `expand_ratings_template` to `wp_postratings_expand_ratings_template` for consistency.
* FIXED: Remove wp_print_scripts
* FIXED: Added additional to Google Structured Data despite it is no longer working. Will consider removing it next time
* NEW: Added `wp_postratings_ipaddress` and `wp_postratings_hostname` to allow user to overwrite it.
* NEW: Add loading alt text filer
* NEW: Add wp_postratings_always_log filter to allow user to always log no matter what

### Version 1.86.2
* FIXED: Wrong type check for inser_half which affects half rating image.

### Version 1.86.1
* FIXED: Sanitize file name for images folder in WP-Admin

### Version 1.86
* NEW: Hashed IP and Anonymize Hostname to make it GDPR compliance
* NEW: If Do Not Log is set in Rating Options, do not log to DB

### Version 1.85
* NEW: wp_postratings_post_thumbnail filter
* FIXED: Take into consideration logging method when dealing with ratings in comments
* FIXED: Compressed Images

### Version 1.84.1
* NEW: New wp_postratings_google_structured_data filter to filter Google Structured Data.
* FIXED: unnamed-file.numbers due to sanitize_file_name().
* FIXED: Generate the full path to image to prevent Googlebot from 404.

### Version 1.84
* NEW: Added '%POST_THUMBNAIL%' Template variable.
* NEW: Added 'wp_postratings_cookie_expiration' filter. Props @ramiy.
* NEW: Added 'wp_postratings_ratings_image_alt' filter
* NEW: Added more meta itemprops to pass Structured Data Testing Tool test
* NEW: Remove po/mo files from the plugin. Props @ramiy.
* NEW: Use translate.wordpress.org to translate the plugin. Props @ramiy.
* NEW: Add phpDocs and update file headers. Props @ramiy.
* NEW: Adds the ability to restrict voting rights to members of the blog. Props @stephenharris.
* FIXED: Use the new admin headings hierarchy with H1, H2, H3 tags. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move *.js files to /js/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move *.css files to /css/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move the scripts to a separate file in /includes/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move the widget to a separate file in /includes/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move the shortcode to a separate file in /includes/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move activation hooks to a separate file in /includes/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move admin functions and hooks to a separate file in /includes/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Move the i18n load to a separate file in /includes/ sub-folder. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Replace die() with wp_die() and add i18n to the strings. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Update translation strings to avoid using 'post' as the post type. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Minor translation string fix. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Update rating widget. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Security hardening. Props @stephenharris.

### Version 1.83.2
* FIXED: Unauthenticated blind SQL injection in ratings_most_orderby(). Props @Ben Bidner from Automattic.

### Version 1.83.1
* FIXED: Remove No Results template from the_ratings_results()

### Version 1.83
* NEW: Added 'wp_postratings_display_comment_author_ratings' filter. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Removing Loading ... because SERP will index the text if the ratings is at the top of the article
* FIXED: Move 'wp_postratings_image_extension' filter to init()
* FIXED: Show headline, datePublished and image despite there is no ratings
* FIXED: Show post without ratings as well when sorting is done in URL. Props @talljosh.

### Version 1.82
* NEW: Added 'wp_postratings_image_extension' filter. Props @ramiy.
* FIXED: Added headline, datePublished, image to Article Schema type
* FIXED: Deprecated PHP4 constructor in WordPress 4.3
* FIXED: Remove schema code when Rich Snippets is off

### Version 1.81
* NEW: Added worstRating of 1. Props @rafaellop
* NEW: Checked for defined() for RATINGS_IMG_EXT to allow overwrite
* FIXED: Integration with WP-Stats

### Version 1.80
* NEW: Suppor Custom Post Types in Widgets
* NEW: Added 'wp_postratings_process_ratings_user', 'wp_postratings_process_ratings_userid' & 'wp_postratings_check_rated' filters
* NEW: Supports WordPress Multisite Network Activate
* NEW: Uses WordPress native uninstall.php

### Version 1.79
* NEW: Use POST for ratings instead
* NEW: Add 'wp_postratings_schema_itemtype' filter so that you can change the Schema Type. See the FAQ for sample.
* FIXED: Use 'is_rtl()' instead of $text_direction

### Version 1.78
* NEW: Uses Dash Icons
* NEW: Option to turn off Google Rich Snippets
* FIXED: Use SITECOOKIEPATH instead of COOKIEPATH. Props jbrule.
* FIXED: If global $id is 0, use get_the_ID(). Props instruite.
* FIXED: use esc_attr() and esc_js() to escape characters

### Version 1.77
* NEW: Add in %POST_ID% template variables
* FIXED: Ensure Google Rich Snippet only displays in main loop and not in the widget
* FIXED: Removed reviewCount from Google Rich Snippet
* FIXED: Make the ratings widget more optimized
* FIXED: Some widget templates are using postratings_template_mostrated instead of postratings_template_highestrated

### Version 1.76
* FIXED: No longer needing add_post_meta() if update_post_meta() fails
* FIXED: Update 'Individual Rating Text/Value' Display no working due to missing nonce
* FIXED: Added stripslashes() to remove slashes in the templates
* FIXED: Check whether it is an array to prevent array_key_exists() from throwing a warning.

### Version 1.75
* Change htmlspecialchars to esc_attr(). Props Ryan Satterfield.
* Change esc_attr() to wp_kses() For itemprop. Props oneTarek.

### Version 1.74
* check_rated_username() should be using $user_ID. Props Artem Gordinsky.

### Version 1.73
* Add Stars Flat (PNG) Icons. Props hebaf.
* Change Schema From http://schema.org/Product To http://schema.org/Article

## Upgrade Notice

N/A

## Screenshots

1. Admin - Ratings Log Bottom
2. Admin - Ratings Log Top
3. Admin - Ratings Options
4. Admin - Ratings Templates
5. Ratings
6. Ratings Hover

## Frequently Asked Questions

### How To Change Schema Type?

~~~
add_filter( 'wp_postratings_schema_itemtype', 'wp_postratings_schema_itemtype' );
function wp_postratings_schema_itemtype( $itemtype ) {
return 'itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Recipe"';
}
?>
~~~

The default schema type is 'Article', if you want to change it to 'Recipe', you need to make use of the `wp_postratings_schema_itemtype` filter as shown in the sample code above.

### How To Add Your Site Logo For Google Rich Snippets

~~~
add_filter( 'wp_postratings_site_logo', 'wp_postratings_site_logo' );
function wp_postratings_site_logo( $url ) {
return 'http://placehold.it/350/150.png';
}
?>
~~~

By default, the plugin will use your site header image URL as your site logo. If you want to change it, you need to make use of the `wp_postratings_site_logo` filter as shown in the sample code above.

### How To Remove Ratings Image alt and title Text?

~~~
add_filter( 'wp_postratings_ratings_image_alt', 'wp_postratings_ratings_image_alt' );
function wp_postratings_ratings_image_alt( $alt_title_text ) {
return '';
}
?>
~~~

### How To Display Comment Author Ratings?

~~~
add_filter( 'wp_postratings_display_comment_author_ratings', '__return_true' );
~~~

By default, the comment author ratings are not displayed. If you want to display the ratings, you need to make use of the `wp_postratings_display_comment_author_ratings` filter as shown in the sample code above.

### How To use PNG images instead of GIF images?

~~~
function custom_rating_image_extension() {
return 'png';
}
add_filter( 'wp_postratings_image_extension', 'custom_rating_image_extension' );
~~~

The default image extension if 'gif', if you want to change it to 'png', you need to make use of the `wp_postratings_image_extension` filter as shown in the sample code above.

### How To change the cookie expiration time?

~~~
function custom_rating_cookie_expiration() {
return strtotime( 'tomorrow' ) ;
}
add_filter( 'wp_postratings_cookie_expiration', 'custom_rating_cookie_expiration', 10, 0 );
~~~

The default cookie expiration if 'time() + 30000000', if you want to change the lenght of the experation, you need to make use of the `wp_postratings_cookie_expiration` filter as shown in the sample code above.

### How Does WP-PostRatings Load CSS?
* WP-PostRatings will load `postratings-css.css` from your theme's CSS directory if it exists.
* If it doesn't exists, it will just load the default 'postratings-css.css' that comes with WP-PostRatings.
* This will allow you to upgrade WP-PostRatings without worrying about overwriting your ratings styles that you have created.

### How To Use Ratings Stats With Widgets?
1. Go to `WP-Admin -> Appearance -> Widgets`
2. The widget name is Ratings.

### To Display Lowest Rated Post

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_lowest_rated('both', 0, 10)
* The value 'both' will display both the lowest rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the lowest rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the lowest rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 lowest rated posts/pages.

### To Display Lowest Rated Post By Tag

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_lowest_rated_tag(TAG_ID, 'both', 0, 10)
* Replace TAG_ID will your tag ID. If you want it to span several categories, replace TAG_ID with array(1, 2) where 1 and 2 are your categories ID.
* The value 'both' will display both the lowest rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the lowest rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the lowest rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 lowest rated posts/pages.

### To Display Lowest Rated Post In A Category

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_lowest_rated_category(CATEGORY_ID, 'both', 0, 10)
* Replace CATEGORY_ID will your category ID. If you want it to span several categories, replace CATEGORY_ID with array(1, 2) where 1 and 2 are your categories ID.
* The value 'both' will display both the lowest rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the lowest rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the lowest rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 lowest rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Rated Post

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_rated('both', 0, 10)
* The value 'both' will display both the highest rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the highest rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the highest rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 highest rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Rated Post By Tag

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_rated_tag(TAG_ID, 'both', 0, 10)
* Replace TAG_ID will your tag ID. If you want it to span several categories, replace TAG_ID with array(1, 2) where 1 and 2 are your categories ID.
* The value 'both' will display both the highest rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the highest rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the highest rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 highest rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Rated Post In A Category

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_rated_category(CATEGORY_ID, 'both', 0, 10)
* Replace CATEGORY_ID will your category ID. If you want it to span several categories, replace CATEGORY_ID with array(1, 2) where 1 and 2 are your categories ID.
* The value 'both' will display both the highest rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the highest rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the highest rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 highest rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Rated Post Within A Given Period

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_rated_range('1 day', 'both', 10)
* The value '1 day' will be the range that you want. You can use '2 days', '1 month', etc.
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Display Most Rated Post

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_most_rated('both', 0, 10)
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Display Most Rated Post In A Category

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_most_rated_category(CATEGORY_ID, 'both', 0, 10)
* Replace CATEGORY_ID will your category ID. If you want it to span several categories, replace CATEGORY_ID with array(1, 2) where 1 and 2 are your categories ID.
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Display Most Rated Post Within A Given Period

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_most_rated_range('1 day', 'both', 10)
* The value '1 day' will be the range that you want. You can use '2 days', '1 month', etc.
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Score Post

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_score('both', 0, 10)
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Score Post In A Category

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_score_category(CATEGORY_ID, 'both', 0, 10)
* Replace CATEGORY_ID will your category ID. If you want it to span several categories, replace CATEGORY_ID with array(1, 2) where 1 and 2 are your categories ID.
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 0 refers to the minimum votes required before the post get shown.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Display Highest Score Post Within A Given Period

~~~





~~~

* Default: get_highest_score_range('1 day', 'both', 10)
* The value '1 day' will be the range that you want. You can use '2 days', '1 month', etc.
* The value 'both' will display both the most rated posts and pages.
* If you want to display the most rated posts only, replace 'both' with 'post'.
* If you want to display the most rated pages only, replace 'both' with 'page'.
* The value 10 will display only the top 10 most rated posts/pages.

### To Sort Highest/Lowest Rated Posts
* You can use: ` 'ratings_average', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => 'DESC' ) ); ?>`
* Or pass in the variables to the URL: `http://yoursite.com/?r_sortby=highest_rated&r_orderby=desc`
* You can replace desc with asc if you want the lowest rated posts.

### To Sort Most/Least Rated Posts
* You can use: ` 'ratings_users', 'orderby' => 'meta_value_num', 'order' => 'DESC' ) ); ?>`
* Or pass in the variables to the URL: `http://yoursite.com/?r_sortby=most_rated&r_orderby=desc`
* You can replace desc with asc if you want the least rated posts.

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