Comment Rating

New on datadirt: Rate reader comments

Many Facebook users have wished for a dislike-button. But the biggest social network on the planet obviously doesn't want to start click-fights for popularity: “If you love something, like it – if you don't let it go”. I'll try a different approach and offer you the full binary options aka the two basic emotions: I encourage all readers to use the new “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” symbols below every single comment to express their opinion:

Comments which receive many likes are graphically highlighted. I found Comment Rating by Bob King and instantly loved it. After a short test-drive I bought the pro version – actually, I always do when I find useful plugins, whether I need the extra functionality or not. After all, it's just a nice way of telling a plugin-author that you dig his work.

Comment ratings are more than a nice community gimmick: it's a great approach for crowd-sourcing comment moderation on popular blogs. Also, the pro version comes with a handy widget which lists the most popular comments. So here's my message to you, dear reader: don't keep your opinion to yourself: comment, vote and give me a thumbs-up (or down)!

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  1. Pauline
    Pauline says:

    good article about this knowledge can be perfectly useful, making comments and reading comments it is a great way to share information and assist each other for progress in selecting the best information communication in today’s world, besides there is also a good way of its website for people to find out.thanks for sharing….!


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