Allowing users to rate content


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Allowing users to rate content

As we get further into building our site, we're giving our users more and more freedom to affect what's on it. There is one interactive feature that's become really popular over the last few years, as is evident from the number of like and +1 buttons you see everywhere-- that is, the ability to rate content. In Drupal Gardens that's done through a system called Fivestar. You have to turn it on first, and you do that by going up to Modules and then down to Fivestar. You get there more quickly by closing the CORE group. And then scroll a little, and there it is. Enable it, go to the bottom of the page, and Save configuration.

I want to show you a little quirk about Fivestar by going back to that Module. Scroll down a little bit and click the Permissions. This is a big page, so I will search for Fivestar, and there it is. By default, only the Administrator is allowed to rate content. I am going to leave it like that for now, but if you're setting up a social site, you'...

Allowing users to rate content
Video duration: 4m 21s 6h 6m Appropriate for all Updated Nov 10, 2011

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Allowing users to rate content provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal Gardens Essential Training

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Web
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Drupal Gardens
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