Thursday, January 15, 2009

Adding star ratings to blogspot custom templates in new blogger beta


Recently blogger have added star ratings feature to posts , to enable this go to Layout section and click on edit link on Blog post, than check the check box against Show Star Ratings, for this u might need to login in blogger draft

If u r using template provided with blogger , than doing this will work , but if u r using any custom or third party template than u need to add some code for this to work
Go to edit HTML and check the expend widget template
Search for this line of code:
<span class='star-ratings'
><b:if cond='data:top.showStars'><div 
g:height='42' g:type='RatingPanel' 
Now search for following code:
<b:include name='feedLinks'/> 
Copy the following code and paste after the line mentioned above:
<b:if cond='data:top.showStars'>     
<script src=''  
<script type='text/javascript'> 
function initialize() 
</script>  </b:if>

Now u'll be able to star ratings in ur posts Njoy

For more info read this blog


4 comments to "Adding star ratings to blogspot custom templates in new blogger beta"

amitjainonline said...
4:46 PM

good trick

Frequent Reader said...
12:11 PM

Hello all,
While I surf blog , i found a all new trick in

Vistor can comment and EMBED VIDEO YOUTUBE , IMAGE. Showed Immediately!
EX : View Source.
(add photos and videos to Blogspot comments).
Written it very smart!
I wonder how they do it ? Anyone know about this , please tell me :D
(sr for my bad english ^_^)

thanks. said...
10:33 PM

hey I posted this coad, and it works... however not every time. It's my only widget that is on again and off again. Is there any way to make sure it has a higher priority in loading, or is there possibly any statements I can remove to fix this problem? you can see the blog at

Rajesh Lal said...
12:48 AM

Try They have a great FREE rating widget, I have tried it for

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