10 WordPress Plugins to Add Ratings and Polls to your blog

10 WordPress Plugins to Add Ratings and Polls to your blog

Democracy AJAX Poll

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : This poll plugin is easy to use, install, and manage. It uses AJAX to load data, making it quick and fun to use. Add {democracy:*id*} to your posts to include polls in your posts, where *id* corresponds to the ID of your poll.

WP-Polls

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can easily include a poll into your WordPresss blog post/page. WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted. It now supports multiple selection of answers.

SodaHead Polls

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : Create a free poll for your blog with images and a fully customized look in seconds using Sodahead Polls WP Plugin.
You can create an unlimited number of polls and post them on your blog instantly.
Features : Add images to question and each answer ; Create and save skins/themes to match your look and feel ; Customize the size you want ; Long answers – over 250 characters per answer ; More than 10 answers ; Security against vote fraud ; Virally spread the same poll to websites like MySpace and Facebook ; Optional voter comments ; Zoom details on each answer ; Add your logo for branding ; Optionally add your poll to the SodaHead network for more exposure ; Flash-based for security and compatibility ; No coding required to add a poll to your blog – just point and click…

PoWPoll

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : Simple and easy to implement AJAX-powered poll plugin for WordPress. Great for smaller blogs
Features (Basic) : Ajax-powered admin/user interface ; IP-logging ; permissions ; user options ; inline/static polls ; poll archive page.

PollDaddy

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : The PollDaddy plugin allows you to create and manage your PollDaddy.com polls from within your WordPress blogs administration area.

GD Star Rating

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : Star Rating for Reviews is a simple WordPress plugin that inserts pretty rating stars based on the score you assign using intuitive, inline [rating:] tags. It can also calculate and output overall ratings for you based on all previous scores you have assigned, useful for reviews that have multiple categories or an album review where each track is assigned a score.

Xavin’s Review Ratings

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : Xavin’s Review Ratings is a WordPress plugin that adds a shortcode tag [xrr rating="4/5"] that displays a rating in one of several formats. It is intended for sites doing reviews.
Features : Input ratings as a fraction (4/5) or a percentage (80%) ; Use any amount of stars from 2 to 100 ; Set the minimal star fraction allowed, whole, half or quarter ; Split multiple ratings in one post/page into groups, and have a separate overall rating calculated for each ; Display the rating as image stars, text stars, a percentage, a fraction, or any combination ; Multiple star image sets included, others can be easily added ; Fully templatized output, use whatever tags you want ; Optionally group ratings in a table or other structure ; Settings page for global settings and tag defaults.

Post Star Rating

WP Ratings and Polls PluginsDescription : Post Star Rating is a plugin that allows blog users to rate posts in a classic five stars way.

Vote-The-Post

Description : Vote-The-Post plugin is a professionally-designed computer application for WordPress, which allows users to vote on the individual posts on your blog or website.
Features : Readers can vote on your blog posts ; The voting system is based on a 5-star system with the stars representing votes for: Below Average, Needs Work, Average, Above Average, Excellent ; Voters get immediate feedback that their vote was registered via a “Thank you for Voting” prompt as well as an immediate update of the voting results displayed alphanumerically ; Administrator can set how many times a visitor can vote for a post, and visitors are tracked by IP address ; The default setting will not display the number of total votes, thereby making the plugin useful for both high traffic and low traffic blogs.

Rate Anything

Description : Rate Anything adds a rating list to your blog, allowing you to set up your own categoried and give items in it a rating.

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