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V5 Star Ratings

V5 Star Ratings is a flexible star ratings plugin with multiple options for appearance and behaviour.

V5 Star Ratings allows you to create and manage ratings from within your WordPress dashboard. You can embed star ratings into your posts and pages.

Note that V5 Star Ratings plugin is in beta status. Breaking changes might be introduced until the plugin reaches version 1.0.0-stable.


  • Show ratings for posts, pages and ImagePress images
  • User selection for rating
  • Option to define number of stars to appear in the rating
  • Option to select a star size for the rating
  • Millions of colours to choose as rating selection color
  • Allow/disallow rating override
  • AJAXified rating submission

V5 Star Ratings is an extremely light plugin that doesn’t require any additional settings. All you need is to activate the plugin, adjust it according to your needs and you are ready to go. In the WordPress dashboard you can see the ratings data, number of ratings and averages.


  1. Visit Plugins -> Add New in the WordPress dashboard
  2. Upload V5 Star Ratings plugin
  3. Install and Activate
  4. A new menu item is now available


Use [[v5-star-ratings]] to show the ratings on any post or page.

Use [[v5-star-ratings-widget]] to show the top 10 rated posts.


= 0.9.3 =
* UPDATE: Merged JS files for less requests
* UPDATE: Merged CSS files for less requests
* UPDATE: Remove unused file

= 0.9.2 =
* FIX: Fixed previous version number
* UPDATE: Updated top widget to allow images and arguments

= 0.9.1 =
* FIX: Fixed logged-in users not being allowed to vote
* FIX: Fixed missing session variables
* FIX: Fixed wrong variable name

= 0.9.0 =
* UPDATE: First public release (beta)

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