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Frequently asked questions and support documentation for RatingWidget.


  • How to enable RatingWidget Gadget for Blogger’s Mobile Template?

    • Inside blogger window, under “Live on Blog”, choose Template and click Edit HTML.
    • Click inside the text area and search for RatingWidget widget you’ve just added by pressing CTRL–F (Or Commad-F on OSX) and typing RatingWidget. You should see something similar to the following line:
      <b:widget id='HTML1' locked='false' title='RatingWidget' type='HTML'>

      Your element’s id attribute might be a little different (e.g. id=’HTML2′).

    • Add mobile=’yes’ to enable RatingWidget on your mobile template. The new line should look like this:
      <b:widget id='HTML1' mobile='yes' locked='false' title='RatingWidget' type='HTML'>
    • Click Save Template and the ratings should now work on your mobile view.
  • I have added RatingWidget for Blogger Gadget but I can’t see any ratings, what’s wrong and how can I fix it?

    RatingWidget has to assign a unique ID to every post’s/page’s rating. The assigned ID is the Blogger’s post ID. Therefore, if the RatingWidget for Blogger script can’t find any ID, the ratings won’t appear on the page.

    Below you can find a short instructions that will help you to check if your Blogger’s template contains the post-ID HTML element. If not you’ll be guided to add the right element to resolve it.

    • Open your blog’s template and click on EditHtml:Blogger Template Section
    • In order to find the main post template container, put the mouse cursor anywhere inside the code area and click Ctrl+F to start the search functionality.Blogger Editor Search
    • Search for the following code:
      <b:includable id='post' var='post'>

      Blogger Post Template - Html Editor

    • Then, expand the sub-template by clicking the small arrow next to the line number on its left and search for the following meta element:
      <meta expr:content='' itemprop='postId'/>

      Blogger Post ID Meta - Html Editor

    • This meta tag is required in order to match each rating with its corresponding unique post ID, so if you can’t find it, simply add it and save the template.Hint: In many theme’s you can search for:
      <a expr:name=''/>

      and simply add the meta element afterwards.

  • How to uninstall RatingWidget from Blogger?

    • Go to your Blogger management dashboard.
    • Open the Layout section.
    • Locate RatingWidget gadget on the right side of the layout and click the small Edit link.
    • A new window will be opened with the RatingWidget HTML code. Simply click the Remove button to uninstall the gadget.