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Hands-On: Adding Fivestar Ratings

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    with Addison Berry
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    For the Super Duper Chefs website,
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    we want to take advantage of both of the main features that
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    come with Fivestar.
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    That is, on the one hand, when someone creates a new review,
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    we want them to be able to pick a rating that always stays the same
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    for that review and that people can see.
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    Then on the flipside, we want people who are reading the review
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    to be able to leave a comment and add their own rating as
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    well without it affecting the main product review rating.

Hands-On: Adding Fivestar Ratings


For the Super Duper Chefs site, we’ll be using both of the Fivestar module’s unique features: adding a static Rating field to the “Product review” content type for the editors to use, and attaching a voting widget to the comment form on each review for the site readers to use. That approach will keep the official rating on each review separate from the reader ratings. In this lesson we'll:

  • Add the Product Rating Field
  • Add the Reader Rating Field