SpotBack Rate Everything plugin

spotback rate everything plugin

spotback wordpress plugin

Description – The Spotback WordPress plugin enables simple integration of rating component into your blog. By using this tool, all your users can rate your posts.

This plugin allows you to choose the rating components you like, or even design your own, exactly the way you like them. The custom design can be done by using the Spotback widget designer.

Create your own: slider, stars and more

Spotback rating widgets are different from other rating widgets as the ratings are used for creating “Top Stories” and “Personal Recommendations” for your readers, within your blog. The widgets also allow user to tag, and to view other users that rated the same stories. The outcome is a great online experience for your users and more pageviews for you!

The plugin requires no changes in your database or any special install procedures. It works with or without “WordPress Widgets”.

Installation

WordPress 2.0/2.1 Platform:

  1. Upload ‘SpotbackWidget.php‘ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/‘ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins‘ menu in WordPress
  3. If you are using ‘Sidebar Widgets‘ plugin from Automattic (to check if you are, see the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress for the plugin ‘Sidebar Widgets’) do steps 6-10. If not do step 4-5.  Without ‘Sidebar Widgets’:
  4. Under ‘Plugins‘ menu in WordPress, you’ll find a tab called ‘Spotback Configuration‘.
  5. Enter your Spotback widget IDs in the appropriate fields. If you don’t have widget IDs yet, follow the link provided in the configuration page to acquire them, or get one here.
    Having your own ids will provide you with privileged access to the widget and its data. With ‘Sidebar Widgets’:
  6. Make sure that ‘Sidebar Widgets‘ plugin is active.
  7. Under ‘Presentation‘ tab, go to ‘Sidebar Widgets‘ page.
  8. Drag ‘Spotback Widget‘ To the sidebar.
  9. Click on the ‘Configure‘ icon for ‘Spotback Widget‘.
  10. Enter your Spotback widget IDs in the appropriate fields. If you don’t have widget IDs yet, follow the link provided in the configuration page to acquire them, or get one here.
    Having your own ids will provide you with privileged access to the widget and its data.

That’s it, enjoy!

WordPress MU Platform:

  1. Upload ‘SpotbackWidget.php‘ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/

That’s it. Your users will be able to enable their Spotback Widget through the ‘Sidebar widgets’ interface.

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