Lite vs. Pro
GD Rating System Pro contains many additional features compared to Free plugin version. This is the overview of features you can get only with the Pro version.
- Additional Free and Pro addons
Pro plugin has a lot of built-in addons, but it also has access to many more free and pro addons that can’t be installed in the free version of the plugin
- Stars Review
a single rating assigned by post author with the additional subject and a short description.
- Thumbs Rating
thumbs up and thumbs down ratings.
- Like This (plugin version 1.2)
ratings with only like (and remove like) options.
- Emote This (plugin version 1.4)
ratings with multiple choice icon smilies.
- Slider Rating (plugin version 3.0)
use slider scale for ratings.
- Slider Review (plugin version 3.0)
combination of slider rating and stars review.
- WP Rest API Support
read-only endpoints for getting rating items ratings and filtering list of ratings.
- Shortcake UI Support
visual editing for the shortcodes provided using Shortcake UI Shortcodes support.
- bbPress Integration (plugin version 1.1)
simple integration with the bbPress forum topics and replies for all rating methods.
- BuddyPress Integration (plugin version 2.0)
simple integration with the BuddyPress plugin for activity stream and groups.
- BuddyPress Activity (plugin version 3.5)
register each recorded vote as BuddyPress activity.
- BuddyPress Notifications (plugin version 3.5)
add each recorded vote into BuddyPress notifications for rated item author.
- Dummy Data
for posts without ratings, this addon will display predefined dummy ratings.
- Tooltip (plugin version 2.0)
- Admin Enhancer
additional features to improve the admin side of the plugin and quick access to the plugin.
edit individual votes and ratings from ratings and votes log panels.
- Votes IP GEO Location
show GEO location for IP’s in the vote log including flags and who is information.
- Bayesian Calculation (plugin version 1.1)
additional weighted method to calculate ratings for Stars Rating method.
- Client Detection (plugin version 1.3)
detect bots, type of device, operating system, client type and version.
- 4 extra image sets for Stars Rating
includes crystal, Christmas star, snowflake and heart images.
- FontAwesome icons (plugin version 1.3)
Use all FontAwesome icons for stars
- Photoshop source files for all image sets
image sets allowing you to generate own images with a different colour or other changes.
- Additional display templates
extra templates with a different way to display rating blocks and lists.
- Additional widgets
extra widgets for adding active rating block and more.
- Additional shortcodes
there are many useful shortcodes not available in free version.
- Database Status Tools
simple tool showing status for all 4 database tables used by the plugin.
- Demo Plugins
plugin examples for adding new image sets and font icons for use in the plugin.
- Demo Themes
themes with integration examples based on the default WordPress themes.
- Features as built-in Addons
- Rich Snippets Addon
- bbPress and BuddyPress related addons
- Widgets and Shortcodes
- Rating Methods
- Themes integration and customizations
- Working with Settings Rules
- Plugin core settings
- Plugin voting security
- Perofmance Benchmark
- Lite vs. Pro
- Author Reviews with Stars Rating
- Rating with Emotions