Change Log

Core JavaScript

  • 2.1.3 ~ November 22, 2016

    1. Update: Flash is now blocked by default since browsers have started to phase out Flash.
  • 2.1.2 ~ July 04, 2016

    1. Fix: Fixed the dummy rating widget in the comment form.
  • 2.1.1 ~ May 30, 2016

    1. New: Added aria labels.
  • 2.1.0 ~ May 04, 2016

    1. Fix: The rating's type, title, rclass, URL, and image URL were not synced after first vote.
  • 2.0.9 ~ January 06, 2016

    1. Update: Optimized the creation of new ratings.
  • 2.0.8 ~ September 04, 2015

    1. Fix: The $.lastVoteTooltip was using the average rate incorrectly (not normalized) and the function was returning an "Undefined" value when the average rate of the rating was not an integer (had a fraction).
  • 2.0.7 ~ July 29, 2015

    1. Fix: Mobile rating is now visible when the top-rated widget is showing.
  • 2.0.6 ~ July 24, 2015

    1. New: Added new property isDummy to handle the dummy rating that is attached to the comment form when the comment rating mode is "Review".
    2. New: Added new label {{rating.lastVote}} used by the comment ratings in review mode.
  • 2.0.5 ~ June 10, 2015

    1. Fix: Updated urid-s serialization method to RW.JSON.stringify instead of simple concatenation.
  • 2.0.4 ~ May 20, 2015

    1. Fix: Added trim to urid. Was throwing an exception when there was spaces as suffix of urid property.
  • 2.0.2 ~ February 20, 2015

    1. New: Added new property forceSync - to force rating sync with the server (for summary rating, which is readOnly, but should be synced back anyways).
  • 2.0.1 ~ February 11, 2015

    1. Fix: Tooltip is not shown for when corresponding label is empty.
  • 2.0.0 ~ January 21, 2015

    1. New: Added Powered By branding to mobile optimized view with a back link to RatingWidget.
    2. Fix: Changed attribute value from nodeValue (deprecated) to value.
  • 1.9.9 ~ January 4, 2015

    1. Fix: Fixed a bug in rating instance setOptions method.
  • 1.9.8 ~ November 30, 2014

    1. New: Added an option to force ratings data sync by using DBG=true in query string.
    2. New: urid is now extrapolated when data-title is set, even if the urid is not set.
  • 1.9.7 ~ November 2, 2014

    1. New: Added sync property to set whether the rating metadata should be synced with the backend.
  • 1.9.6 ~ October 11, 2014

    1. Fix: Powered By branding is now removed when recommendations are visible for paid customers.
    2. New: Added hideRecommendations property to hide recommendation for non paid customers.
  • 1.9.5 ~ September 22, 2014

    1. Optimization: If the user is setting alphanumerical urid and the rating doesn't have explicit title, the title becomes the urid.
    2. Update: Hard coded LSO rendered object dimensions, to prevent collisions with local CSS rules on site.
  • 1.9.4 ~ September 6, 2014

    1. Fix: Fixed ratings render when title is urlencoded string.
    2. New: Added mobile control options to show/hide mobile trigger, and enable/disable mobile optimized UX.
  • 1.9.3 ~ July 29, 2014

    1. New: Added numbers localization into core. Localized Arabic, and some additional languages.
    2. Fix: Fixed visitor identification plan, which is loaded from the server side.
    3. New: Major platform update to handle cases when items are dynamically loaded (like Squarespace comments).
  • 1.9.2 ~ July 14, 2014

    1. Update: By IP identification is now Professional plan feature.
    2. New: Added jQuery style selector function.
    3. Fix: Fixed iOS devices 3rd party cookie blocking unlimited voting bug, by identifying the visitor with IP.
  • 1.9.1 ~ July 5, 2014

    1. New: Implemented global visitor sign-in/up workflow.
  • 1.9.0 ~ June 9, 2014

    1. New: You can now assign alpha-numeric rating ids.
    2. Fix: Fixed a bug when there multiple ratings with same urid that was extracted from the data-urid attribute.
    3. Fix: Fixed style.css loading on HTTPS, by creating a new css file called
    4. Fix: Fixed a major bug in the ratings render process for ratings with urid in attribute.
    5. New: Core method _getByAttr was fixed to handle cases with empty class name.
  • 1.8.9 ~ May 29, 2014

    1. Fix: Fixed another major bug, resources were loading before the get.php call, which is problematic when there's a server side style saved. Therefor, resources are now loaded at the _getCallback. This logic could be improved - the resources could be loaded before the callback if we are not in optimized flow.
    2. New: Votes inline report is now hidden on rate.
  • 1.8.8 ~ April 26, 2014

    1. New: Add settings to customize the label format and likes/dislikes labels format in different states.
  • 1.8.7 ~ April 24, 2014

    1. New: Primary rating's title and image are now automatically extracted from document title and og:image tags.
  • 1.8.6 ~ April 17, 2014

    1. Update: Custom image sprite is now only supported for Premium customers and above.
  • 1.8.5 ~ March 27, 2014

    1. New: Added support for recommendations for paid customers (requires opt-in via the settings).
    2. New: Added support for sponsored content recommendations for paid customers as affiliation program (requires opt-in via the settings).
  • 1.8.4 ~ March 16, 2014

    1. Fix: Added nofollow rel attribute to links.
    2. Update: ReadOnly ratings are now don't invoke server side rating details update (for Top-Rated Widget ratings which were invoking unnecessary updates).
    3. Update: VigLink script is only loaded on non premium and non adult sites.
  • 1.8.3 ~ February 12, 2014

    1. New: Implemented JSONP callback function flow.
    2. Optimized: Optimized server side ratings update.
  • 1.8.2 ~ January 28, 2014

    1. New: Added server side style support for stores.
    2. Optimized: Major server side optimization for pages that include multiple ratings.
  • 1.8.1 ~ January 17, 2014

    1. New: Added rating instance id to every instance.
    2. New: Votes report is now automatically opened after vote/rate completion.
    3. Optimized: Width & Height core methods are now using getBoundingClientRect.
  • 1.8.0 ~ January 16, 2014

    1. Optimized: Unique device guid generation is now using regular cookie + LSO (flash cookie) as a backup cookie.
    2. Tweak: Changed device guid to numeric big integer instead of hex serial.
    3. New: Added \"Sponsored\" label to all sponsored recommendations (dignity / transparency).
    4. New: Site ID is now also passed on static JSONP requests.
    5. New: Sponsored content is now opened in new window.
    6. Fix: Fixed \"Powered by\" link address in Top-Rated Widget.
  • 1.7.9 ~ December 29, 2013

    1. Optimized: Site identifier is now transfered with static requests.
  • 1.7.7 ~ December 28, 2013

    1. New: Added elapsed time to communication.js to track when events happen.
    2. New: Added Shopify module to track correlation between visitors who rate to visitors who click "Add to Cart" button.
  • 1.7.6 ~ December 22, 2013

    1. Fix: When user select thumb style rating but specified stars number which is different than 5, it massed up the dislike action.
    2. New: Expanded mobile optimized view to Android + Chrome on sites without
  • 1.7.5 ~ December 8, 2013

    1. Fix: Visitor's voting frequency is now working correctly.
    2. New: Added tiny size support.
  • 1.7.4 ~ December 3, 2013

    1. Optimization: Modified async main style file loader to be identified by zIndex instead of a font size.
    2. Fix: Tweaked mobile dropdown dimensions for IE.
    3. New: Added mobile optimized component MVP.
    4. New: Added device type, operating system and browser to resources.php load (to support custom device deployments).
    5. New: Added a method to extract primary rating of the page (to support mobile optimized component).
  • 1.7.3 ~ Novermber 27, 2013

    1. New: Implemented first version of Social Identification.
    2. New: New method to communication to load async JS without JSONP.
    3. Fix: Added urid parse from attribute to _getRatingId.
  • 1.7.2 ~ Novermber 3, 2013

    1. Optimization: Resource translations loader is now automatically expandable with new terms.
    2. New: Visitor is mobile device param was added.
    3. Optimization: RW.isVisible is now also verifies the item is really visible in screen.
    4. New: Updated loader to new 14x14 RW branded gif loader.
    5. Fix: Optimized bubbles nub view on PC vs. Mobile.
    6. New: Added async execution method - executeWhen.
  • 1.7.1 ~ October 31, 2013

    1. Fix: Minor bugs fixes of unnecessary "," that breaks IE7.
    2. Fix: RGBA is now first validating if the browser supports RGBA (lower than IE9 don't).
    3. Hot: Added visitor identification type property.
    4. Optimization: Optimized identification method.
    5. New: Enriched CSS async loader with isLoaded verification method.
    6. Fix: Fixed _cloneObj to work correctly with arrays.
    7. Fix: Finally, optimized offset method to work for all browsers in any DOM conditions.
    8. New: Added prependChild to core JS.
    9. Optimization: Moved _renderPoweredBy render method to RW core.
    10. New: Enriched rating instance to preserve original element's style.
  • 1.7.0 ~ October 14, 2013

    1. New: Visual representation of visitor's last vote on stars hover.
  • 1.7.0 ~ October 14, 2013

    1. Fix: Flash cookie loader is now hidden.
    2. Optimize: Don't show sponsored content that the user already clicked on.
    3. Fix: From now ratings can be re-rendered.
    4. New: Control text of votes overview pop-up and recommendations window.
    5. Optimization: Prevent from parallel duplicate inline votes review requests.
  • 1.6.9 ~ October 10, 2013

    1. New: Added support for label/bubble background color modification.
    2. New: Top-Rated Widget is now handling beforeWidget and afterWidget html strings correctly.
  • 1.6.5 ~ September 9, 2013

    1. New: Optimized voting user experience for mobile devices.
    2. Fix: Top-Rated Widget is now handling beforeWidget and afterWidget html strings correctly.
  • 1.6.4 ~ August 6, 2013

    1. Fix: Added default properties for Top-Rated Widget.
    2. Fix: Added properties support for extra html before and after the Top-Rated Widget.
  • 1.6.3 ~ July 23, 2013

    1. New: Add Top-Rated Widget.
  • 1.6.1 ~ July 17, 2013

    1. New: Add sponsored recommended content functionality.
  • 1.6.0 ~ July 9, 2013

    1. New: Added new property called showLoader that controls whether to show loader GIF or not.
    2. New: Support of accumulated/aggregated rating type.
  • 1.5.9 ~ July 9, 2013

    1. New: Added support for top recommended posts within the inline report.
  • 1.5.8 ~ June 22, 2013

    1. New: Automatic user rating id generation by page url and elemnts html position/order without explicit id specification.
    2. New: Ratings are now support img property in the settings for future recommendations with rating img thumb view.
  • 1.5.7 ~ June 16, 2013

    1. Fix: Class boolean options extraction fix.
    2. Fix: Add try catch wrapper for render callback, to continue render on callback exceptions.
    3. Fix: Premium user identirication.
  • 1.5.6 ~ May 19, 2013

    1. Fix: beforeRate and afterRate callbacks.
  • 1.5.5 ~ May 16, 2013

    1. Fix: Finally fixed overlaying tooltip when html/body margin top > 0.
    2. New: Added Ads support code.
  • 1.5.4 ~ April 7, 2013

    1. New: Added rating instance resolution control.
    2. New: For star ratings with less than five stars, show original labels instead of stars number.
    3. Fix: Optimized core JavaScript code.
  • 1.5.3 ~ March 23, 2013

    1. New: Added support for thumb style rating inline reports.
  • 1.5.2 ~ March 7, 2013

    1. Fix: Fixed thumb style rating boosting support.
    2. Fix: Removed Powered By line from pro users inline report.
    3. Fix: Fixed isFirstVote value in afterRate callback.
  • 1.5.1 ~ March 2, 2013

    1. New: Added beautiful inline reports.
  • 1.5.0 ~ February 19, 2013

    1. New: Added workaround for flash blocking add-ons. So now the ratings will work smoothly on any browser with flash blocker.
    2. Fix: Fixed DUMMY labels bug.
  • 1.4.9 ~ February 10, 2013

    1. Fix: No more alerts that hassle poor customers when the rating isn't defined correctly. The error message moved to console log.
    2. New: HUid is now passed as a parameter back to the server for optimization reasons.
    3. New: Added stars number identification for special CSS stars manipulations.
    4. Fix: Added timeout protection for ansync CSS stylesheet loader. This should prevent the ever loading gif bug.
  • 1.4.8 ~ February 4, 2013

    1. New: Added new property, showAverage, to the Options-Object especially for competitions. When showAverage = false, the user will only see his own last vote.
  • 1.4.7 ~ January 13, 2013

    1. New: Added maintenance mode for DB upgrades and server maintenance.
    2. Fix: Fixed small google analytics tracking bug.
    3. Fix: Fixed _asyncStylesheetInclude. Seems like browser's zoom actually affects on RW._getStyle (font-size is changing correspondingly). So Instead of checking exact value, now a range is checked.
    4. Fix: Fixed ratings beforeRate and afterRate callbacks.
  • 1.4.6 ~ December 22, 2012

    1. New: Added support to enable multi-voting by same users according to specified frequency (daily, weekly, monthly).
    2. Fix: Fixed exception on rating mouseOut even when info label was hidden (showInfo = false).
    3. Optimize: Optimized functions to decrease JS size and improve efficiency.
  • 1.4.5 ~ December 17, 2012

    1. Update: Moved _getRatingId (rating id extraction) to be public.
    2. Fix: CSS style computation function was fixed.
    3. Fix: Rating's report url was fixed to support Christmas themes.
    4. Fix: Rating's Tooltip overly/positioning issue was fixed by modifying get_offset, which now take html's node margin in count.
  • 1.4.4 ~ November 2, 2012

    1. Fix: Rating class language load is now fixed.
    2. New: Start to improve core JavaScript for optimization.
  • 1.4.3 ~ October 27, 2012

    1. New: Added beautiful text background support.
    2. New: Changed default font style to inherited.
    3. New: Changed default rating theme to Oxygen.
    4. Fix: Tweaked report icon margin.
    5. Fix: Removed unrequired CSS selectors.
  • 1.3.8 ~ January 10, 2012

    1. Fix: Fixed the condition that validate that the async CSS stylesheet was fully loaded.
  • 1.3.5 ~ August 11, 2011

    1. Fix: Tooltip position is now consider the HTML node offset as well.
  • 1.3.4 ~ July 16, 2011

    1. New: Prepared the core JS to support subscribed users.
  • 1.3.3 ~ February 23, 2011

    1. New: Advanced thumbs settings - you can now set the thumbs type to show only Dislike button.
    2. New/Fix: Star mouseOver effects only on the overed rating instance.
    3. Fix: Custom image style is now fixed.
  • 1.3.2 ~ February 21, 2011

    1. New: Advanced thumbs settings - you can now set the thumbs type to show only Like button.
  • 1.3.1 ~ February 12, 2011

    1. New: If rating is already rated by the user, the selected rating is automatically loaded.
    2. New: You can specify if the rating can be re-rated (reVote property).
    3. New: Accamulator Rating - ratings can now reflect on other ratings (e.g. can be used for forum users).
  • 1.3.0 ~ February 7, 2011

    1. New: Secure data transfer options (timestamp + token).
    2. New: Flash dependency can be configured in new RW_Advanced_Options.
  • 1.2.9 ~ January 30, 2011

    1. Fix: Rating-Widget Report link correction.
    2. New: You can now initialize the Rating-Widget with voter id.
  • 1.2.8 ~ January 25, 2011

    1. New/Fix: You can now rate from multiple computers on the same local network.
  • 1.2.7 ~ January 24, 2011

    1. Fix: Tooltip positioning and appearence.
    2. Fix: Firefox inline alignment.
    3. Fix: Finally minimized JS lib.
  • 1.2.6 ~ January 23, 2011

    1. Fix: Major IE bug fix because of URL chars limit.
  • 1.2.5 ~ January 22, 2011

    1. Fix: Thumb's multiple rating widgets synchronization was fixed.
    2. Fix: CSS tweaks for BuddyPress.
    3. New: Advanced css inline properties were added to the Options-Object.
    4. Fix: readOnly ratings Rate This notifications were removed.
  • 1.2.4 ~ January 20, 2011

    1. New: Added hooks support, will be explicitly detailed soon on the new updated developers page.
    2. New: You can now specify the number of stars for your widget by setting - property. This option yet fully supported because we must adapt the Rating-Report page to it.
    3. Fix: Cleared unused JS procedures.
  • 1.2.3 ~ January 16, 2011

    1. Fix: Language support fix.
  • 1.2.2 ~ January 13, 2011

    1. Fix: JS UI logical hierarchy fix.
  • 1.2.1 ~ January 12, 2011

    1. New: Finished integrating rating themes support.
    2. New: Color property was deprecated from options object and replaced with Style property. We still support backwards for old versions with color property.
    3. Fix: Scripts load optimization - reduced http calls to back-end server.
    4. Fix: String prototype functions scoping protection.
    5. Fix: Major CSS stylesheet tweeks.
  • 1.2.0 ~ January 7, 2011

    1. New: German language support - thanks to all translators!
    2. New: Prepared the widget infrastracture to support rating themes.
  • 1.1.9 ~ January 6, 2011

    1. New: Prepared the widget infrastracture to support custom image with Thumb ratings.
    2. New: Loading animation for back-end calls.
  • 1.1.8 ~ January 6, 2011

    1. Fix: Fixed readOnly functionality.
  • 1.1.7 ~ January 5, 2011

    1. New: Rate description was moved to new Tooltip UI element.
    2. New: 2 new properties were added to the Options-Object - showInfo (boolean); showTooltip (boolean); This properties control the visibility of the info label and the tooltip, correspondingly.
    3. CSS stylesheet improvements.
  • 1.1.6 ~ January 4, 2011

    1. Fix: Localization bug fix (UTF-8 chars).
  • 1.1.5 ~ January 3, 2011

    1. Fix: Major cross-domain communication bug fix. Now IE and Safari works O.K.
    2. Fix: IE CSS tweeks. Still working on CSS changes for IE7.
  • 1.1.4 ~ December 30, 2010

    1. Fix: Fixed "invalid rids error" when called RW.render on a page without any Rating-Widget containers.
    2. CSS tweeks.
  • 1.1.3 ~ December 29, 2010

    1. Fix: Widgets UI workflow was fixed. From now the ratings appears only after the matching CSS stylesheet is fully loaded.
  • 1.1.2 ~ December 28, 2010

    1. New: Loading animation was added before the ratings UI is rendered.
  • 1.1.1 ~ December 27, 2010

    1. New: "lng" attribute was added to the options object. From now on you can specify the language per individual rating.
    2. New: Languages load optimization was added.
    3. Fix: CSS tweeks.
  • 1.1.0 ~ December 26, 2010

    1. New: Added "Empty" language to the languages pool, for ratings without any label notifications.
  • 1.0.9 ~ December 25, 2010

    1. New: New functionality was added to the API - initClass(pClass, pOptions); From now, you can init ratings options by specified class. All you need to do is to specify the class in the rating container class. E.g.
      <div "class="rw-ui-container rw-class-front-post rw-urid-72"></div>
    2. Fix: CSS tweeks.
  • 1.0.8 ~ December 24, 2010

    1. New: Added transformation between rating types.
  • 1.0.7 ~ December 24, 2010

    1. New: Rating type was added - Thumbs type.
  • 1.0.6 ~ December 23, 2010

    1. New: Add 2 nice & important callbacks which are part of the options object - beforeRate(vote, rating); and afterRate(vote, rating);.
  • 1.0.5 ~ December 23, 2010

    1. New: Multi-Language support was successfuly added.
    2. Fix: CSS fixes.
  • 1.0.4 ~ December 22, 2010

    1. New: Custom rating image functionality was added.
  • 1.0.3 ~ December 22, 2010

    1. New: Rating control boosting options were added to the options object.
  • 1.0.2 ~ December 21, 2010

    1. New: Advanced text options were added to the options object.
    2. New: Advanced layout options were added to the options object.
  • 1.0.1 ~ December 20, 2010

    1. Initial release. Congrats!

WordPress Plugin

  • 2.9.1 – 2018-01-17

    1. Fix: Fixed API server clock syncing.
    2. Update: Updated version of Freemius with bug fixes.
  • – 2017-12-13

    1. Fix: Fixed the referrer policy for admin pages that have a rating.
  • 2.9.0 – 2017-12-12

    1. Performance: Improved the localization mechanism for reduced memory consumption.
    2. Fix: Misc bug fixes.
    3. Update: Updated the Freemius SDK version.
  • 2.8.9 – 2017-10-01

    1. Security Fix: Fixed an XSS security vulnerability.
  • 2.8.8 – 2017-08-24

    1. Update: Updated version of Freemius with bug fixes.
    2. New: The Product Rich Snippet markup now supports the JSON-LD format for WooCommerce version 3.0.0 and above.
  • – 2017-05-10

    1. Fix: Translation method dependency fix.
  • 2.8.7 – 2017-04-28

    1. Optimization: Removed the screenshots from the plugin to lighten the zip size.
    2. Readme: Tweaked the FAQ section to show up nicely in the new directory.
    3. Readme: Moved the location of the video to show above the fold.
    4. Update: Updated version of Freemius with bug fixes and full translation to Japanese.
  • 2.8.6 – 2017-03-07

    1. Fix: Fixed an unclosed div tag related to the Rich Snippets markup.
    2. Update: Updated version of Freemius with bug fixes and full translation to Japanese.
  • 2.8.5 – 2016-12-12

    1. Fix: Fixed a major issue that was causing the accounts to disconnect from the RatingWidget backend.
    2. Fix: WooCommerce integration now works with multisite setup.
  • 2.8.4 – 2016-11-12

    1. Fix: Adjusted bbPress legacy logic to work with mysqli instead of mysql for PHP 7.
    2. Fix: Updated Freemius version (bunch of bug fixes).
    3. Update: From now Flash cookie voter identification will be disabled by default since browsers like FireFox are starting to stop supporting flash.
  • 2.8.3 – 2016-09-13

    1. Fix: Fixed some logic in license activation.
  • 2.8.2 – 2016-08-01

    1. New: Add filter for altering the list of excluded custom post types for the rating widget display.
    2. New: Show ratings on product category pages.
    3. Fix: Fixed an HTTPS-related issue in RatingWidget SDK.
    4. Update: Don’t limit post title on top rated table.
  • 2.8.1 – 2016-05-04

    1. Update: Tested plugin on WP 4.5.1.
    2. Update: Improved the UI of the add-ons section.
    3. Fix: Minor JavaScript fixes.
    4. Fix: Fixed auto-updates mechanism for pro versions.
  • – 2016-04-12

    1. Fix: Fixed the bug with the post editor.
  • 2.8.0 – 2016-04-11

    1. Fix: Fixed the comment review ratings type so the top-rated widget will load them correctly as comment ratings.
    2. Update: Added code type into plugin’s HTML comment signature (helps for debugging).
    3. Update: Freemius version update.
  • 2.7.9 – 2016-02-29

    1. Performance: Major performance optimization by significantly reducing the number of API calls and making them non-blocking using wp-cron mechanism.
    2. Fix: Fixed some PHP notices for PHP 5.2 when running in WP debug mode.
    3. Fix: CSS fixes to adjust to the new WP versions CSS.
    4. Fix: Fixed title encoding issue in the star rating reports page.
  • – 2016-01-24

    1. Fix: Plugin slowdowns due to constant API requests on every pageview.
  • – 2016-01-22

    1. Fix: Fixed API connectivity admin notices when not required.
    2. Fix: Plugin was throwing errors when executed without HTTP context (e.g. CLI).
  • 2.7.8 – 2016-01-17

    1. Fix: Fixed fatal error undefined function fs_override_i18n().
  • 2.7.7 – 2016-01-15

    1. Minor: Updated opt-in button to be more user friendly.
    2. Fix: Updated to Freemius latest SDK which prevents SDK versions collision (when two plugins using Freemius).
  • 2.7.6 – 2015-12-29

    1. Fix: Fixed the ‘Last Year’ option in the top-rated widget and the ‘Last 6 Months’ option in the top-rated shortcode.
    2. Fix: The ‘Workflows’ sub menu item should only be visible when there is an active add-on.
  • 2.7.5 – 2015-12-24

    1. Update: Updated the rich snippet markup properties based on Google’s latest requirement.
  • 2.7.4 – 2015-12-23

    1. Fix: Fixed minor text-related bugs in the reports page and in the admin notice that asks for a 5-star review.
    2. Fix: Fixed an issue related to the criteria ratings in the live preview.
  • 2.7.3 – 2015-12-09

    1. Optimization: Removed unused templates.
    2. Fix: Fixed reports page encoding issue.
    3. Fix: Fixed issues related to the live preview.
    4. Fix: The metabox rating should always be active (not read-only).
    5. Fix: Fixed JavaScript compatibility issues with lower versions of WordPress.
    6. Update: Rich snippet is now enabled by default when using the [ratingwidget] shortcode.
  • 2.7.2 – 2015-11-18

    1. Fix: Minor fix in deactivation form.
  • 2.7.1 – 2015-11-14

    1. Fix: Added a corresponding activation message when cURL is not installed on server (instead of fatal error).
    2. Update: Bumped to Freemius newest version.
  • 2.7.0 – 2015-10-30

    1. Announcement: Happy Halloween!!!
    2. Fix: Resolved API connectivity and activation issue for servers with non-synced clock.
    3. Fix: Fixed a bug in the upgrade data migration process.
    4. Fix: Fixed the issues with the afterRate and beforeRate handlers when overridden by the workflow engine.
    5. New: Added feedback mechanism to plugin deactivation.
  • 2.6.9 – 2015-10-13

    1. Fix: Renamed workflows shortcode from wf to rw_wf since was colliding with other themes / plugins.
    2. New: Implemented plugin install ownership transfer protocol.
  • 2.6.8 – 2015-10-12

    1. Fix: Minor bug fix in the activation.
  • 2.6.7 – 2015-10-12

    1. Optimization: Prepared plugin for Language Packs release.
    2. New: Implemented Workflows! A rule-engine based on rating related actions.
    3. New: Released first Add-On!
  • 2.6.6 – 2015-09-17

    1. Fix: Resolved the upgrade issues users without an API secret-key were having on upgrade to the new version.
    2. Fix: The [ratingwidget] shortcode can now retrieve the current post’s ID if the post_id attribute is not set.
    3. New: Added an option to force account reset with external details.
  • 2.6.5 – 2015-09-12

    1. Fix: Improved API connectivity messaging + added the error from the API call when user submit a request to fix.
    2. Optimization: No need to validate connectivity after the user is already register, since there might be temporary connectivity issues which the plugin must handle.
  • 2.6.4 – 2015-09-11

    1. Optimization: Resized and compressed all screenshot images to significantly reduce plugin Zip size.
    2. New: Added special flow to recover previous lost account.
    3. Fix: Fixed API fallback to HTTP. Seems like the fallback param wasn’t stored correctly in the DB.
    4. Fix: Added API fallback to RW SDK.
    5. Update: Added RTL support for sticky admin notices.
  • 2.6.3 – 2015-09-10

    1. Fix: Fixed account details migration (versions that account stored only in FS object).
    2. Fix: Added API fallback to HTTP since seems like some cURL versions don’t play well with CloudFlare.
  • 2.6.2 – 2015-09-09

    1. Fix: func_get_args() can’t be used as a function parameter on old PHP versions.
    2. Fix: Removed “\” from classes since namespaces aren’t supported in PHP < 5.3.
  • 2.6.1 – 2015-09-09

    1. Fix: Mistakenly left PHP errors flag on which caused showing all site’s PHP warnings and notices. Sorry 🙁
    2. Fix: Removed duplicated handler from live preview JS.
  • 2.6.0 – 2015-09-09

    1. New: Added comments “Moderator Only” mode. To enable admin only voting on comment ratings.
    2. Update: Modified Power-User settings custom image example images URLs to the default yellow medium ratings.
    3. Optimization: Removed old unused code.
    4. Update: Code modernization + added regions for better folding during editing.
    5. Optimization: Removed all reports’ API calls and rendering, since it’s not relevant for the free version.
    6. Fix: Fixed the remove criterion button in the live preview by adding display: block. Without display: block, the button doesn’t work work well in Chrome.
    7. Update: Finally officially removed all ratings boosting functionality.
    8. Update: Fully integrated Freemius.
  • 2.5.9 – 2015-07-28

    1. New: Added “review mode” for comment ratings so users can submit a rating with their comments.
  • 2.5.8 – 2015-07-21

    1. Update: Updated the rich snippet markup properties (headline, image, and datePublished) based on Google’s latest requirement.
  • 2.5.7 – 2015-07-06

    1. Fix: Fixed the HTML code for the Rich-Snippets.
    2. Fix: Fixed a bug that shows warnings on the Activity Updates and Activity Comments tabs.
  • 2.5.6 – 2015-06-23

    1. Fix: The users’ ratings are now in sync with the server when the User Rating Type is Reputational.
    2. Fix: Fixed a bug that shows warnings in the top-rated widget (cast the value produced by Urid2Id method to integer).
  • 2.5.5 – 2015-06-16

    1. Fix: BuddyPress activities’ ratings are now visible also when the user is not logged and the position is bottom.
    2. Fix: Muti-criterion ratings are now visible when the summary rating is hidden.
    3. Fix: Fixed a bug that shows warnings in the top-rated widget when displaying bbPress topics.
  • 2.5.4 – 2015-06-03

    1. Fix: Fixed a bug in displaying bbPress’ forum posts/replies in the Top-Rated widget.
    2. Update: Updated Spanish translation.
  • 2.5.3 – 2015-05-12

    1. Fix: Admin homepage stats widget is now visible only for admin users.
    2. Fix: Fixed some dashboard warnings.
  • 2.5.2 – 2015-04-28

    1. New: Adaptive Rich-Snippets for Pro users. We are now dynamically identify your theme’s metadata to show only the required tags to prevent duplicates which breaks the schema.
    2. New: Tested on WP 4.2 and fixed a small bug.
    3. Fix: Fixed Rich-Snippets for multi-criteria ratings without aggregated summary rating shown.
  • 2.5.1 – 2015-04-16

    1. New: Added new add-ons section with extended functionality.
    2. Fix: Fixed admin settings category selection issue with jQuery.
    3. Fix: Fixed warnings bug for Windows OS due to differences in filesystem path (slashes).
    4. Fix: Removed “\” prefix for exceptions catching since namespaces are not supported on old PHP versions.
    5. Optimization: If not registered, don’t initiate any resources on site.
    6. Fix: Fixed a bug in ApiCall error handler.
  • 2.5.0 – 2015-04-06

    1. Update: Small text update on readme page.
    2. Fix: Fixed posts/pages editor bug that was caused by JavaScript collision of Array.prototype.
  • 2.4.9 – 2015-03-31

    1. New: Added 5-star ask from loyal users.
    2. Fix: Fixed bbPress forum ratings for some users who installed version 2.4.5.
    3. Fix: Fixed duplicate rating appearance for attachment pages.
  • 2.4.8 – 2015-03-25

    1. Fix: Fixed the dashboard fatal error for our customers registered before mid 2014.
  • 2.4.7 – 2015-03-25

    1. Fix: Fixed the dashboard fatal error when plugin still not activated – sorry 🙁
  • 2.4.6 – 2015-03-24

    1. New: Added RatingWidget stats to the home dashboard.
    2. New: Added multi-criteria rating to bbPress integration.
    3. Fix: Fixed Slovenian translation.
  • 2.4.5 – 2015-03-18

    1. Fix: Finally we managed to fix the BuddyPress Ajax comments ratings rendering. From now on, when user submit a new comment, the BuddyPress rating will appear right with the comment without the need to refresh the page.
  • 2.4.4 – 2015-03-02

    1. New: Added affiliation section so you can apply to become RatingWidget’s affiliate.
    2. Fix: Fixed visibility settings for bbPress forum replies.
  • 2.4.3 – 2015-02-24

    1. Fix: Updated criteria ratings type so they won’t affect the Top-Rated ratings.
  • 2.4.2 – 2015-02-14

    1. Fix: Fixed API connectivity issues.
    2. Fix: Fixed activation issue for new customers.
  • 2.4.1 – 2015-02-10

    1. New: Top-Rated Table! Configured right in your TinyMCE editor.
  • 2.4.0 – 2015-02-03

    1. Fix: Fixed user aggregated rating (reputation) after deployment of Multi-Criteria support. Multi-criteria view was removing the uarid property of the summary rating.
  • 2.3.9 – 2015-01-27

    1. Fix: Modified multi-criteria rating ids in the settings preview section to be sequential and not random.
  • 2.3.8

    1. Update: Revamped the screenshots section with updated images.
  • 2.3.7

    1. Fix: Fixed a bug that in some cases were affecting the rating type on excerpts. Hardcoded it to front-post rating.
  • 2.3.6

    1. New: First release of our new awesome Multi-Criteria ratings support!
    2. Fix: Fixed Jeegy’s Barrels starts theme.
  • 2.3.5

    1. Fix: Fixed a small warning bug for non bbPress & BuddyPress users.
    2. Fix: Turned all code to human-readable.
  • 2.3.4

    1. Optimization: From now bbPress & BuddyPress can NOT vote/like their own items.
    2. New: Added corresponding notification message on License Sync, when the access is un-authorized due to invalid key pair.
  • 2.3.3

    1. New: Top-Rated widget is now spiced with time-frame selection. So you can select to show top rated posts created in the past year, 6 months, month, week or even a day period.
  • 2.3.2

    1. Fix: Fixed account verification process for users registered before 2013.
    2. New: Upgraded Power User Settings with Ace editor (
    3. New: Added the Pricing section into the dashboard.
  • 2.3.1

    1. New: Added readOnly property per post/page/product controlled by metabox.
  • 2.3.0

    1. Update: Modified Rich-Snippets schema from to, which is more tolerant with other schema configurations.
    2. New: Added the options to Edit “Public Key” and “Site ID” for old accounts which might have one of the params missing.
    3. Update: Temporary blocked all Google Analytics tracking, even for people who opted-in. Will be fixed in the future.
  • 2.2.9

    1. Fix: Mistakenly added anonymous function which is not supported before PHP 5.3, therefore we modified that to support older versions.
  • 2.2.8

    1. Fix: Another tiny but crucial fix.
  • 2.2.7

    1. Fix: Missing file problem (so sorry!).
  • 2.2.6

    1. New: Added an option to clear plugin’s cache (including Top-Rated Widget’s cache).
    2. New: Added custom notifications to Sync License functionality.
    3. Fix: WooCommerce product “Show Rating (Uncheck to Hide)” metabox is now fully functional.
    4. Fix: Added notification for management dashboard when there’s a connectivity problem with RatingWidget’s API.
    5. Fix: Fixed bbPress forum reply author ID extraction to make sure user’s forum rating/reputation is showing the correct rating.
  • 2.2.5

    1. Fix: Trashed / Deleted Posts/Pages/Products are now synced with RatingWidget backend, to prevent zombie items in the Top-Rated Widget.
    2. Optimized: Modified view of Voting Frequency Settings to work with a dropdown to save space.
    3. Update: Updated secure connection domain from to
  • 2.2.4

    1. Fix: Fixed Italian translation.
    2. New: Added an option to delete an account locally in debug mode.
    3. Fix: Fixed WooCommerce featured product thumbnail extraction for Top-Rated.
  • 2.2.3

    1. Fix: Fixed Japanese translation (thanks to Satoru Steve Naito).
    2. Fix: Fixed Rich-Snippets integration bug.
    3. Fix: Fixed rating’s shortcode Rich-Snippets integration.
    4. Fix: Fixed HTTPS identification method for servers that using $_SERVER[‘SERVER_PORT’] instead of $_SERVER[‘HTTPS’].
    5. New: Added new shortcode [ratingwidget_raw id=”{{alphanumeric id}}” title=”any title”] for generic ratings embed, whether there’s a corresponding WordPress element or not.
  • 2.2.2

    1. Fix: Fixed description page.
    2. Fix: Fixed dashboard reports page URLs.
    3. Fix: Removed WooCommerce products duplicate metadata.
  • 2.2.1

    1. New: WooCommerce full integration! W00t!
    2. New: Author review support! You can now set the ratings to ReadOnly, and vote as the admin directly on the Page/Post/Product page.
    3. Fix: Fixed Top-Rated Widget ratings style for pages that didn’t include ratings but had the Top-Rated sidebar widget.
    4. New: Optimized plugin’s code to easily add extensions for new rated elements (like WooCommerce products).
  • 2.2.0

    1. New: Added new Cups theme.
    2. Fix: Fixed Top-Rated Widget for STARTER plan customers.
    3. Optimized: Changed core code syntax to follow WordPress standards.
    4. New: Started to implement Chosen dropdown lists to decrease the height/size of the settings.
  • 2.1.9

    1. New: Prepared plugin for CloudFlare’s FlexibleSSL support.
    2. Fix: Minor fix in the cor Multibyte functions test.
  • 2.1.8

    1. Update: Relocated account actions from “Advanced” to “Account” section.
    2. New: Added an option to “Clear Ratings” after testing the plugin.
    3. New: Added an option to “Start Fresh” from factory settings.
    4. Optimization: Added multiple additional frequently used examples to the “Power User” settings.
  • 2.1.7

    1. Major Fix: Added sanity check before executing Super Cache wp_cache_clear_cache() method.
    2. Fix: Fixed post title extraction for non-English Unicode letters.
  • 2.1.6

    1. Fix: For users which are using Super Cache plugin and their plan is also supporting Rich-Snippets, the cache will be now cleared every 24 hours.
    2. Fix: In the dashboard plugins page, the upgrade link in the plugin’s links collection will be now shown only to non paying users.
      Update: Updated the FAQ section on the plugin’s listing.
  • 2.1.5

    1. New: Added Rich-Snippets banner for non paying users.
  • 2.1.4

    1. New: Finally Professional plan users can setup the reviewer identification method to IP right from the dashboard.
    2. Fix: Removed Upgrade tab from Account settings for premium users.
  • 2.1.3

    1. Fix: Fixed email confirmation process by extracting site’s ID.
  • 2.1.2

    1. New: Added Video for Plugin Setup and Overview.
    2. Fix: Fixed Persian language translation (by Taha Kamkar).
    3. Update: With the new objects, we’ve now modified the type from to
  • 2.1.1

    1. New: Fixed BuddyPress rtMedia rich activities ratings support.
    2. Optimization: Top-Rated Widget menu item is now being removed after the widget addition to one of the widget areas.
    3. Fix: Fixed RatingWidget’s SDK error handling issue.
    4. Fix: Fixed bbPress forum replies ratings style starting from the 2nd page and further.
  • 2.1.0

    1. Fix: Fixed bbPress inline user ratings visibility when User ratings are disabled.
    2. New: Added menu links to FAQ and Support Forum.
    3. Optimization: Top-Rated Widget’s cache is now purged after every setting change of the Top-Rated Widget.
  • 2.0.9

    1. Fix: Fixed Rich-Snippets data extraction.
    2. New: New settings tabs layout (much improved UX).
    3. New: Added change plan button in Account page for paid users.
    4. Fix: Fixed advanced font settings bug.
  • 2.0.8

    1. New: Added new awesome thumb rating theme (by GOHAM).
    2. Fix: Fixed settings thumb rating sizes preview icons.
  • 2.0.7

    1. Fix: Removed namespaces from integrated PHP SDK to support PHP versions older than 5.3.
    2. Fix: Fixed a bug in the rendering JavaScript.
  • 2.0.6

    1. New: Getting plugin ready for full localization.
    2. New: Added Weekly Rating Reports for WordPress users – requires email confirmation.
    3. New: Revamped account activation process for new users.
    4. New: Added automated trial period for all users with full plugin’s functionality.
    5. New: Added new awesome star rating Barrels theme (by Jeegy Design).
  • 2.0.5

    1. New: Added Unlimited voting option to voting frequency settings.
    2. New: Localized to Maltese.
  • 2.0.4

    1. Fix: Top-Rated sidebar widget title & max length configurations are back.
    2. Fix: Fixed advanced settings flash dependency change.
  • 2.0.3

    1. Hot Fix: Top-Rated Thumbnail images cache is now automatically cleared after post/page featured image update.
    2. Fix: Updated WP_User->id to WP_User->ID due to earlier deprecation.
    3. Fix: Account activation is now working correctly on HTTPS management dashboards.
    4. Fix: FB Fans widget is working on HTTPS.
    5. New: Add quick plugin review link to support the plugin.
  • 2.0.2

    1. Update: Improved Top-Rated Widget UI and UX with accordion style tabs.
    2. Fix: Fixed settings saving issues after history cleanup.
    3. Fix: Reports thumb style records.
  • 2.0.1

    1. Major Fix: Fixed caching of ratings data for Google Rich-Snippets (for Premium users) and Top-Rated Widget. Should highly improve plugin’s load time.
    2. Fix: Minor PHP fixes (call to method as if it was static).
  • 2.0.0

    1. Fix: “Hide Star Rating” in page/post editor was fixed.
    2. Fix: Spanish “votes” translation was fixed.
  • 1.9.9

    1. Major Optimization: Aggregated all settings into one DB record to reduce number of Read/Write queries to the WP database. Plus, significantly reduced number of JSON ecodes/decodes.
  • 1.9.8

    1. Fix: Forum reply’s rating style & availability settings are now defined exactly as bbPress topic rating.
  • 1.9.7

    1. New: Added bbPress forum replies section to Top-Rated Widget.
    2. Fix: Fixed Chinese translation.
    3. Fix: New Premium users’ secret keys must not be permuted to lower case.
    4. Fix: Forum reply’s rating style is now defined by bbPress topic rating style.
  • 1.9.6

    1. Fix: Fixed bbPress forum replies duplicate ratings issue for new bbPress versions.
    2. New: Separated between bbPress forum topics and forum replies.
    3. New: Added bbPress forum replies to Top-Rated Widget.
    4. Update: Improved bbPress plugin detection method.
    5. Update: Updated default star theme to flat yellow theme.
  • 1.9.5

    1. New: Added new awesome RatingWidget star rating’s theme + 6 flat additional designs.
    2. New: Added new tiny size to the size options after so many requests we got.
    3. Fix: Fixed advanced settings text options labels.
    4. Update: Upgraded mobile detect library to 2.7.5 (
  • 1.9.4

    1. New: Localized to Ukrainian.
  • 1.9.3

    1. New: Added site category on registration process to provide better targeted recommended content.
  • 1.9.2

    1. Fix: Fixed logger for DEBUG state in management dashboard.
    2. Fix: Fixed rating styling/CSS on dashboard preview.
    3. Fix: Fixed ratings data view on Premium reports.
  • 1.9.1

    1. Fix: Fixed GetTopRatedData for users’ ratings fetching.
    2. New: Added a shortcode for user rating: rw_get_user_rating and rw_the_user_rating.
    3. New: Finally added translations for ‘out of’ and ‘We Recommend’.
    4. New: Added advanced filter that can prevent from a rating being loaded according to custom rules (rw_filter_embed_rating).
  • 1.9.0

    1. Fix: $before_widget and $after_widget html items encoding for Top-Rated Widget were fixed.
    2. Fix: Fixed Show on excerpts option savings.
  • 1.8.9

    1. New: Control whether to show votes in excerpts, archive, category and search results view.
  • 1.8.8

    1. New: Revamped plugin’s main description page.
    2. Fix: Fixed Top-Rated Widget to hide deleted, spam & private elements (posts, pages, BuddyPress activites, bbPress topics & replies).
    3. Fix: Fixed Top-Rated Widget for themes with before and after widget multi-line html.
  • 1.8.7

    1. Fix: Fixed double Users Top-Rated Widget settings for when BuddyPress and bbPress both active.
    2. Update: Changed TOS agreement to opt-in option.
    3. Update: Clarified plugin & service licensing.
  • 1.8.6

    1. Update: Removed affiliation links from admin’s dashboard.
    2. Fix: Made Google Analytics tracking as an opt-in option to meet with the WordPress repository guidelines. The tracking is for UX improvement and only activated on Rating-Widget’s admin’s dashboard settings.
    3. Fix: Top-Rated Widget is now working correctly with custom before widget and after widget html content.
  • 1.8.5

    1. Fix: Added missing file user_rating_type_options
  • 1.8.4

    1. New: Added user accumulated rating feature for BuddyPress and/or bbPress installations.
    2. New: Added beautiful thumbs compact style for the Top-Rated Widget.
  • 1.8.3

    1. New: Top-Rated Widget UI revamp! We’ve added beautiful thumbnail style and will add more styles soon.
  • 1.8.2

    1. Fix: Ratings control in admin’s dashboard.
  • 1.8.1

    1. Fix: Broken layout bug.
    2. Fix: Pro users won’t see the Upgrade button in the Advanced settings.
  • 1.8.0

    1. Fix: Fixed comment ratings availability validation.
    2. Fix: Fixed bbPress redirection error.
    3. Fix: Fixed support for bbPress forum posts ratings on Top-Rated Widget.
    4. New: Featured image extraction for future post recommendations.
  • 1.7.9

    1. New: Added bbPress user ratings right at forum-topic’s thread.
    2. New: Added user rating options for bbPress settings page, to support bbPress without BuddyPress config.
    3. Fix: Fix warning for PHP 5.4 ‘Call-time pass-by-reference has been removed in’.
    4. Fix: Fixed warning that were displaying on Top-Rated widget, after the user deleted rated comments – ‘Warning: array_key_exists() [function.array-key-exists]: The first argument should be either a string or an integer’.
  • 1.7.8

    1. Fix: bbp_is_forum fatal error fix.
  • 1.7.7

    1. New: All versions of bbPress are now fully supported for Premium users.
    2. New: Activation of the plugin is automatically redirecting to settings page.
    3. New: Added options links to plugins page.
    4. New: Removed reCAPTCHA from activation page due to Google servers socket issues.
    5. Fix: Optimized script loading to only load relevant scripts to each context site/admin.
    6. Fix: Removed ‘Upgrade’ menu item for pro users.
    7. Fix: Updated menu icon to colorful.
  • 1.7.6

    1. Fix: Fixed the warning when trying to save settings when non categories selected.
    2. Fix: Necessary JS and CSS are now loaded only on Rating-Widget settings page.
    3. Fix: Removed account creation button disable mode.
    4. New: Added GA to collect usage stats to learn and improve the product.
    5. New: Added Upgrade CTA to sub menu.
  • 1.7.5

    1. New: Added settings customization box for Power Users.
    2. New: Improved settings layout for better user experience.
    3. Fix: From now saving rating labels with quotes is working (i.e. French “j’approuve”).
    4. Fix: ‘Go Pro’ button is not shown anymore for pro users.
  • 1.7.4

    1. New: From now you can control the title max length in Top-Rated Widget.
    2. New: New PHP shortcode to extract ratings data rw_get_post_rating_data($postID);
    3. New: Jelly beans stars theme.
    4. New Premium Feature: Multilingual blogs support (with WMPL plugin). The ratings language is automatically modified according to current WMPL language.
    5. Fix: Fix of the ratings exclude option box.
  • 1.7.3

    1. New & Fix: From this version posts’ ratings won’t affect the labels of the Top-Rated Widget ratings. We’ve added a capability of control per rating instance even if it’s the same rating.
  • 1.7.2

    1. New: Localized to Afrikaans.
    2. New: Localized to Tamil.
  • 1.7.1

    1. New: Posts and Pages ratings shortcodes!!! For the content use ‘[ratingwidget post_id=123]’. For PHP, use rw_get_post_rating($postID) and rw_the_post_rating($postID).
    2. New: Added transient caching support to speed up the Top-Rated Widget and rich snippets data load for Premium users.
    3. New: Beautiful votes preview report on votes label hovering.
    4. Fix: The option to exclude ratings on post/page add/edit section is now visible only to admins.
    5. Fix: Hidden categories selection for pages’ ratings options.
  • 1.7.0

    1. New: New beautiful candle thumb rating by Yoram Zara (
    2. Fix: Fixed settings sections layout height for new WP versions.
  • 1.6.8 – 1.6.9

    1. New: Localized to Slovak.
    2. New: Localized to Slovenian.
    3. Fix: Multibyte string functions include validation.
  • 1.6.7

    1. New: New beautiful thumb rating design by David Shenberger.
  • 1.6.6

    1. New: Localized to Bengali.
  • 1.6.5

    1. New: User voting frequency settings – you can now allow daily, weekly, monthly and annually voting.
  • 1.6.4

    1. Fix: Top-Rated Widget ratings label is now showing always votes count instead of ‘Rate This’.
  • 1.6.3

    1. Update: Updated plugin description to clear out the Pro features.
  • 1.6.2

    1. New: Christmas Special Edition Thumb & Stars Rating styles –
    2. Fix: Improved Greek translation (thanks to our awesome community).
  • 1.6.1

    1. New: Localized to Estonian.
    2. New: Localized to Korean.
  • 1.6.0

    1. Fix: Activation bug was fixed.
    2. Fix: Rich Snippets ( fix for premium users.
  • 1.5.9

    1. New: Added SSL support for Pro users.
    2. Fix: Post/Page save/publuish warnings.
  • 1.5.8

    1. New: Option to exclude ratings on post/page add/edit section. No more need to manually type posts/pages ids in the visibility section!
  • 1.5.7

    1. Fix: Fixed layout problems.
  • 1.5.6

    1. New: Support for Inherited font (blog’s default font style).
    2. New: Beautiful ratings white background style.
    3. New: Changed default star ratings style to Oxygen.
  • 1.5.5

    1. New: MAJOR FOR PREMIUM USERS – Added mechanism for user key pair preservation to prevent the need for re-uploading the key.php file after every upgrade.
    2. Fix: wp_footer() auto detection message is now appears as a notice instead of an error.
  • 1.5.4

    1. New: wp_footer() auto detection message. Now, when wp_footer() isn’t called a relevant message will appear on admin’s dashboard.
    2. Fix: Finally fixed admin’s dashboard layout for Right-To-Left WordPress versions.
    3. Tested on WordPress 3.4.2
  • 1.5.3

    1. New: Localized to Hindi.
  • 1.5.2

    1. Fix: Rich Snippets fix (added
  • 1.5.1

    1. Fix: Fixed reports access to premium users.
  • 1.5.0

    1. New & Huge: Filter star ratings by categories (you’ve asked for, we are delivering :-).
  • 1.4.9

    1. Fix: Google Rich Snippets support for premium users.
  • 1.4.8

    1. New: Star rating HOver color support in the Advance Font Settings.
  • 1.4.7

    1. New: Star rating Flames theme by Giuseppe.
    2. New: Star rating Smiley theme by Daya.
  • 1.4.5

    1. New: Google search ratings support ( AggregateRating item).
  • 1.4.4

    1. Privacy: New users must accept our Terms of Use and Privacy policy before they start using the plugin.
    2. Sponsor: Added Host1Plus banners.
  • 1.4.3

    1. New: Localized to Catalan.
    2. New: Localized to Indonesian.
    3. New: Localized to Mongolian.
  • 1.4.2

    1. New: Updated JS, CSS & Image urls to new sub-domains.
    2. New: Localized to Lithuanian.
  • 1.4.1

    1. Fix: Replies of signed-out BuddyPress user’s were fixed.
    2. New: Localized to Finnish.
    3. New: Localized to Norwegian.
    4. New: Localized to Persian.
    5. New: Localized to Vietnamese.
  • 1.4.0

    1. New: Advanced option to control whether to show star ratings on mobile devices or not.
    2. New: Top-Rated Widget is now able to show all BuddyPress & bbPress star ratings.
  • 1.3.9

    1. Fix: BuddyPress & bbPress ratings support for the newest versions.
  • 1.3.8

    1. New: Top-Rated Widget order type – you can now show worst rated elements.
    2. New: Localized to Czech.
    3. New: Localized to Danish.
    4. New: Twitter follow us button (at the dashboard).
  • 1.3.7

    1. New: Top-Rated Widget minimum votes parameter.
    2. New: Top-Rated Widget Order By parameter (Average Rate, Likes Number, Created, Updated).
    3. Fix: Top-Rated Widget Average Rate Order for thumbs was fixed (sort by likes minus dislikes).
    4. New: Added Rating Boosting options for Pro version users.
  • 1.3.6

    1. Fix: Top-Rated Widget is now showing the thumb & star ratings (Sorry friends :-).
  • 1.3.5

    1. Fix: API Key is now showing your unique-user-key even if you don’t have a secret key.
    2. New: Additional advanced analytics reports – you can now filter votes by IP, PC Identifier and User Id.
    3. New: Localized to Chineese.
    4. New: Localized to Hungarian.
    5. New: Localized to Japanese.
    6. New: Localized to Swedish.
  • 1.3.4

    1. New: Added BP’s bbPress forum topics ratings support.
    2. New: Debug mode is now supports logging.
    3. Fix: Thumbs rating style on front-posts while the Top-Rating widget is enabled.
    4. Fix: Ratings settings dashboard CSS was updated for the new WP version.
  • 1.3.3

    1. New: “Top Rated” Widget titles display is now configurable.
    2. New: Short code for adding posts & pages inline thumb & star ratings – [ratingwidget].
  • 1.3.2

    1. New: Localized to Georgian.
    2. New: Localized to Serbian.
  • 1.3.1

    1. Fix: “Top Rated” Widget font size and line height.
    2. New: Advanced thumbs rating settings – now you can hide/show like or/and dislike thumbs.
  • 1.3.0

    1. New: Localized to Greek.
    2. New: Localized to Nederlands.
    3. New: Localized to Romanian.
  • 1.2.9

    1. Fix: “Top-Rated Widget” is now loading the right graphics.
  • 1.2.8

    1. New: BuddyPress activity page is now showing also blog posts & blog comments ratings.
    2. Fix: Comments ratings alignment fix.
  • 1.2.7

    1. New: Localized to Italian.
    2. Fix: Removed mb_strlen and mb_substr dependency.
  • 1.2.6

    1. New: Advanced settings page.
    2. New: You can now control flash dependency.
  • 1.2.5

    1. New: You can now control whether star ratings will appear on excerpts or not.
    2. New: Localized to Bulgarian.
    3. New: Localized to Turkish.
  • 1.2.4

    1. Fix: BuddyPress another bug fix.
  • 1.2.3

    1. New: Localized to Polish.
    2. Fix: BuddyPress comments star ratings.
  • 1.2.2

    1. Fix: Post urid fix.
  • 1.2.1

    1. New: Advanced star options – you can now select the number of stars you will have in your widget.
    2. New: Availability settings – you can now specify if star ratings will be active, disabled or hidden for un-logged users.
    3. New: Visibility settings – you can now explicitly exclude or include star ratings from specified posts/pages/comments/activity-updates/activity-comments.
    4. Fix: Show ratings on excerpts.
    5. Fix: BuddyPress background stuck bug fixed – now you can explicitaly select between Transparent or BuddyPress background types.
    6. Fix: Removed unnecessary user-key validations.
    7. Fix: Organized hooks hierarchy.
  • 1.2.0

    1. New/Fix: Now you can rate from multiple computers under the same network.
    2. Fix: Themes list alignment & preview was fixed.
  • 1.1.9

    1. New: We now hold 44 different star rating themes.
  • 1.1.8

    1. Fix: Fixed posts & pages disable option bug.
  • 1.1.7

    1. New: Localized to Arabic.
  • 1.1.6

    1. New: Rating-Widget is now suppports BuddyPress activity!
    2. New: Special BuddyPress Stars & Thumbs Theme.
    3. Fix: Optimized JS loading mechanism.
    4. Fix: CSS tweaks for BuddyPress.
  • 1.1.5

    1. New: Top Rated Widget is now available!
  • 1.1.4

    1. Fix: Initial size icons are now match to the selected theme and type.
    2. Fix: Initial themes list is now match the saved thumb & star rating type.
    3. Fix: ReadOnly icons are now linked to the correct url.
    4. Fix: Themes list loading Gif is now points to the correct url.
  • 1.1.3

    1. Fix: There was a problem when selecting the default theme of the thumbs type.
  • 1.1.2

    1. Fix: Initial settings preview bug fix.
  • 1.1.1

    1. New: Localized to Croatian.
    2. New: Localized to Portuguese.
    3. Fix: Russian translation was fixed.
  • 1.1.0

    1. New: Major UI change, now we have Themes option.
    2. New: 3 new star rating designs (check out the Thumb type).
    3. New: Color property was deprecated.
    4. New: HTTP calls optimization.
    5. Fix: JS optimizations.
    6. Fix: CSS stylesheet tweaks.
  • 1.0.9

    1. New: Localized to French.
    2. New: Localized to Spanish.
    3. Fix: CSS stylesheet improvements.
  • 1.0.8

    1. New: Localized to German.
  • 1.0.7

    1. New: ReadOnly functionality was added – now you can set your star ratings to also be readonly (e.g. the front page posts).
    2. New: You can now specify any UTF-8 letters in the advanced text settings. E.g. you can use Swedish words with letters like ֳ…, ֳ„, ֳ–.
    3. Fix: CSS stylesheet improvements.
  • 1.0.6

    1. New: Added find us on Facebook window.
    2. Fix: Internal CSS bug fixes.
  • 1.0.5

    1. Fix: Settings UI loading minor fixes.
    2. New: No more confusing 2 different save buttons – one “Save Changes” button for all.
  • 1.0.4

    1. Fix: Rating-Widget options errors were fixed.
  • 1.0.3

    1. Fix: reCAPTCHA set keys was replaced into global keys. Now it will work across all domains.
    2. Fix: Plugin version fix.
  • 1.0.2

    1. Fix: Readme file was changed.
    2. Fix: Plugin containing folder was removed.
  • 1.0.1

    1. New: Initial release