Using Ratings using-ratings

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

Adding a Rating to a Page adding-a-rating-to-a-page

To add a Rating component 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 appears.


Configuring Rating configuring-rating

Select the placed Rating component so you can 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 Rating which uniquely identifies this instance. Must be a valid node name for the repository.

Site Visitor Experience site-visitor-experience

Members members

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

Anonymous anonymous

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

Additional Information additional-information

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