Start with the Liker WordPress Plugin

Liker is a plugin for collecting ratings of WordPress posts and pages. The plugin allows you to quickly and accurately gather information about the usefulness of your articles.

Installing the Revealer WordPress Plugin

To install the plugin, read the article Installing WordPress Plugin. Installing the plugin takes only a few seconds.

To open the plugin settings slick Settings below plugin name on the plugins page

Liker WordPress Plugin on the plugins page
Liker on the plugins page

, or click Settings -> Liker in the WordPress side-menu

Liker WordPress Plugin settings
Liker settings

Configuring the plugin

Position

Position selector sets wherein the Liker will be displayed. You can choose one option:

  • Before title
  • After title
  • Before content
  • After content (Default)
  • Shortcode

Liker type

The setting sets the type of rating that will be used on the site. A different number of buttons can be useful for different tasks and different sites. You can choose between:

  • Three buttons ( +1 point / 0 points / -1 point )
  • Two buttons ( +1 point / -1point )
  • One button ( +1 point )

Also in this settings section, you can specify the text for each button. Both plain text and emoji can be used for the button’s caption.

Button’s style

The Liker WordPress Plugin has 12 predefined styles and the 13th setting that includes the default styles of the theme you are using. You can choose one of:

  • Round | Transparent in a normal state -> Transparent background and border on active state
Liker WordPress Plugin - Round | Transparent: border
Round | Transparent: border
  • Round | Transparent in a normal state -> Color background on active state
Round | Transparent: fill
Round | Transparent: fill
  • Round | Border in a normal state -> Color background on active state
Round | Border: fill
Round | Border: fill
  • Round | FIll in a normal state -> Invert background and text colors on active state
Round | Fill: fill
Round | Fill: fill
  • Rounded | Transparent in a normal state -> Transparent background and border on active state
Rounded | Transparent: border
Rounded | Transparent: border
  • Rounded | Transparent in a normal state -> Color background on active state
Rounded | Transparent: fill
Rounded | Transparent: fill
  • Rounded | Border in a normal state -> Color background on active state
Liker WordPress Plugin - Rounded | Border: fill
Rounded | Border: fill
  • Rounded | FIll in a normal state -> Invert background and text colors on active state
Rounded | Fill: fill
Rounded | Fill: fill
  • Rectangle | Transparent in a normal state -> Transparent background and border on active state
Rectangle | Transparent: border
Rectangle | Transparent: border
  • Rectangle | Transparent in a normal state -> Color background on active state
Rectangle | Transparent: fill
Rectangle | Transparent: fill
  • Rectangle | Border in a normal state -> Color background on active state
Rectangle | Border: fill
Rectangle | Border: fill
  • Rectangle | FIll in a normal state -> Invert background and text colors on active state
Rectangle | Fill: fill
Rectangle | Fill: fill

Text color

This setting is necessary to set the button text color

Background color

This setting is necessary to set the buttons background-color

Note

Please note that the Text color and Background color can swap with some style settings, as well as in the active button state.

Layout

The layout setting is needed to control the position of the Liker WordPress Plugin button block relative to the container. And also to establish the arrangement of the button block relative to the description block.

Liker WordPress Plugin Layouts
Layouts

Description

This is the section of the standard WordPress editor where you can write description text. The description is very important that your users know what to do.

Results on front-end

This setting allows/deny the display of results on the front end. The results display inside the rating buttons.

Results in the admin area

This parameter defines the format for displaying the results in the admin panel. You can choose between:

  • Amount
  • Amount/Total
  • +1 | 0 | -1

Results will be displayed in the posts/pages list.

Liker WordPress Plugin display results in the admin area
Results in the admin area

Save Changes

Do not forget to click Save Changes after changing plugin settings. After clicking this button, the settings will be saved and applied to all pages of the website.

Assignments

By selecting the specific assignments you can limit where progress bar should or shouldn’t be published. To have it published on all pages, simply do not specify any assignments.

To find out how the Assignments works in this and other plugins work, see the article Assignments in WordPress plugin.

Custom CSS

On this tab, you can add any custom CSS code for styling the plugin. Use the CSS class .mdp-liker-box.

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