Using Ratings


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The Ratingcomponent is used standalone or in conjunction with other Communities features. This component allows signed-in community members to express their opinions by rating content.

Adding a Rating to a Page

To add a Ratingcomponent to a page in author mode, locate the component Communities / Rating and drag it into place on a page, such as a position relative to the feature for members to rate.

For necessary information, visit Communities Components Basics.

When the required client-side libraries are included, this is how the Rating component will appear.


Configuring Rating

Select the placed Rating component to access and select the Configure icon which opens the edit dialog.


Under the Texts & Labels tab you specify the internal identifier for the Rating.


Tally Name
(Required) A simple name for the Ratingwhich uniquely identifies this instance. Must be a valid node name for the repository.

Site Visitor Experience


Only one rating per member is allowed. The member may change their rating at any time.


Anonymous posting of a rating is not supported. Site visitors must register (become a member) and sign in to participate.

Additional Information

More information may be found on the Rating Essentials page for developers.

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