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Rating by BestWebSoft

Add rating plugin to your WordPress website to receive feedback from your customers.

Simple plugin which adds 5 stars rating to your WordPress website posts, pages, and widgets. Customize the appearance, choose where you want to display rating statistic, and enjoy your customer's reviews.

Show rating from other people to increase conversions!


  • Automatically add star rating to:
    • Post
    • Pages
    • Media
    • Custom post types
  • Add raiting via shortcode
  • Choose average rating position:
    • Before the content
    • After the content
  • Combine average rating with a rate option
  • Choose rate option position:
    • Before the content
    • After the content
    • In comments
  • Customize rating styles:
    • Star color
    • Star color on mouseover
    • Text color
  • Set the size for:
    • Stars
    • Text
  • Customize message:
    • Total number of stars
    • Guest users that submit a review
    • When rating is submitted successfully
  • Add custom code via plugin settings page
  • Compatible with latest WordPress version
  • Incredibly simple settings for fast setup without modifying code
  • Detailed step-by-step documentation and videos

If you have a feature suggestion or idea you'd like to see in the plugin, we'd love to hear about it! Suggest a Feature

Help & Support

Visit our Help Center if you have any questions, our friendly Support Team is happy to help —


  • Russian (ru_RU)
  • Ukrainian (uk)

Some of these translations are not complete. We are constantly adding new features which should be translated. If you would like to create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files to BestWebSoft and we'll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

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Author BestWebSoft
Contributors bestwebsoft
Tags 5 stars, add rating, add vote, plugin star rating, post rating, rate, rating, rating plugin, rating system, review, stars, voiting
  1. rating-bws screenshot 1

    Average rating displaying.

  2. rating-bws screenshot 2

    Average rating with a rate option for non-login users.

  3. rating-bws screenshot 3

    Average rating and a rate option.

  4. rating-bws screenshot 4

    Combined average rating with a rate option on hover.

  5. rating-bws screenshot 5

    Rate option in comments.

  6. rating-bws screenshot 6

    Plugin settings.

  7. rating-bws screenshot 7

    Plugin appearance settings.

  1. Upload the rating-bws folder to /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin using the 'Plugins' menu in your WordPress admin panel.
  3. You can adjust the necessary settings using your WordPress admin panel in "BWS Panel" > "Rating".

V0.1 - 30.11.2016

Release date of Rating.

All users can leave a rating?

No, user must log in to submit a review.

How many times user can leave a review?

Your users can live one review for a single post or page.

I have some problems with the plugin's work. What Information should I provide to receive proper support?

Please make sure that the problem hasn't been discussed yet on our forum ( If no, please provide the following data along with your problem's description:

  1. the link to the page where the problem occurs
  2. the name of the plugin and its version. If you are using a pro version - your order number.
  3. the version of your WordPress installation
  4. copy and paste into the message your system status report. Please read more here: Instruction on System Status
Version 0.1

Requires WordPress version: 3.8 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 07 Feb 2017

Date Added: 30 Nov 2016

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