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 in the WordPress Sidebar menu go to Liker

Liker Settings
Liker Settings

In the plugin settings, there are several tabs responsible for various groups of plugin settings.

General settings

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]

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) caption

In this group of settings, you can set the caption for each of the buttons individually. You can use text, special characters or emoji.

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

Button(s) caption color

This setting is necessary to set the button text color

Button(s) 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 settings

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

Voting limit

This parameter sets the limit of votes from one IP address. You can select any number in the range from 1 to 10

Schema markup

This setting adds schema markup to the page HTML code. Schema markup allows you to display page rating data in Google search results.

Example of the Google markup
Example of the Google markup

Your data will be converted to a 5-star rating system regardless of what type of rating you choose in the plugin settings.

SEO MICRODATA

The option allows you to enable the schema markup by default or add the Advanced Schema Markup using the JSON+LD structure.

JSON+LD MARKUP

Add a markup structure depending on the data types you want to use. Read more about it and find examples in the article https://developers.google.com/search/reference/overview

Once you finish setting up the markup, you can check it for correctness using the tool https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool

Reset all data and cookies

The data reset button resets all rating data for all posts. Use this button after the site debugging is completed to reset the debug rating data ​​to 0.

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.

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