ratings

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  • #377284

    when i went to my dashboard yesterday, i noticed a new option – ratings.
    i clicked the boxes, and my readers could vote on each post.
    this morning, the option is still in my dashboard, but the rating stars are not showing on the posts, though i can get a report of how readers had voted.
    a new feature? why isn’t it still working?

    The blog I need help with is devovolleyball.com.

    #377542

    raincoaster
    Member

    Probably because it’s so new. Report the error to staff via your Contact Support button. It’s sort of a tradition that they do big changes like that just before everyone takes off for the weekend. Sigh.

    #377546

    thanks rc. will do. have also sent a comment to polldaddy.

    #377556

    t3ck
    Member

    The rating option when enabled only shows up on the permalink ( Article Link)when it is accessed by the browser.

    Here is a screen shot (post Rank). –> http://img3.imageshack.us/img3/8527/ranksettings1.png

    Comment Rank.–> http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/7824/commentrank.png

    #377558

    yes, that works for me – thankyou
    but yesterday it was working fine on the “home” screen as well, but not today – australian time
    personally would like to have it on the home screen.

    #377560

    t3ck
    Member

    Me to I would send in a request to staff by following this link –> http://support.wordpress.com/contact/

    #377563

    i have sent in a comment to support. but it’s holidays in the usa?
    happy july 4th

    #377566

    t3ck
    Member

    @devovolleyball

    Same to you happy 4th of July. writing up a article about the nice Gem you found and crediting you in the post for it. = )

    #377568

    @ teck – thank you

    Nick from support writes: You’ll see the ratings if you go to the individual posts or pages. We had to disable them from showing up on the front page of the blog for now because of some problems it was causing.

    #377571

    Nick further replies:

    > will it return to the “home” page when the problems are sorted?<

    Maybe. No guarantees at this point as the problem is a tricky one.

    #377577

    t3ck
    Member

    Since this thread is about the New rating feature and Devovolleyball is mentioned in the article I thought I would post a link to the article I wrote up. New Rank System for post and comments!!! (WP.com)

    #377592

    raincoaster
    Member

    Cool, great work and thanks for reporting back.

    #377598

    t3ck
    Member

    You’re welcome!!!

    Thanks for the update. = )

    #377647

    I like the ratings feature, but like many others I hope you can solve the problem so the ratings show on the ‘home’ page

    Thanks again

    #377658

    qaan
    Member

    Great new feature on which, I think, they are still working on. At this point I must say I would love to see the sum of results maybe in the blog stats at the dashboard and maybe a “top rated posts” widget :)))

    asking for too much? :)))

    well i did anyways :)

    #377659

    I think that will ultimately appear as a screen option on the post > edit page.

    #377660

    vikasjnu
    Member

    Jesus Christ! It is such a welcome feature. I wish it is published properly on on WP blog once this feature is firmly established. :D

    #377694

    Looks like a “… new sidebar widget to show your top rated posts, pages and comments … should be live by next week.”

    I have turned off ratings on my blog – http://devovolleyball.com – as people voted readily for the short time when they were accessed on the front page. Now that they are “hidden” in the comments, no one is voting. They get lost “at the top” too quickly. Even on, what are for me, very popular posts with 40+ comments, there are no ratings.

    And so, until the ratings make it back to the front page, widget or no widget, I’ll be turning the ratings off.

    #377700

    Me too, I would like to see Ratings on my home page. Most of my viewers never click on the permalink at all!

    Excellent feature by the way. Thanks for your efforts!

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