The Like Button Rating plugin allows you to add a cool looking fully customizable Like button to:
- WooCommerce products
- BuddyPress activities and members
- bbPress forum posts and users
- UltimateMember user profiles
- Custom post types
- Epoch comments
- GDPR compliant.
- More than 80 parameters, 41 themes, 40 languages.
- Custom themes and images.
- Works on websites fully cached with WP Super Cache, WP Total Cache, CloudFlare, etc.
- Google Rich Snippets providing five star rating in Google search results. (Learn more)
- Sorting content by likes.
- Real-time reports.
- Voting statistics. (PRO/VIP/ULTRA)
- Multisite compatible.
- Email notifications on new votes for admin. (PRO)
- Tracking voters by IP+Device+Cookie or by users.
- Like box displaying users who liked an item.
- Compatible with myCRED and GamiPress.
- The list of the the most liked content using widget or
- The list of the content liked by the current authenticated user using widget or
[likebtn]to display the Like button inside a post or page.
[likebtn_dislikes]to display number of likes and dislikes.
[likebtn_off]to disable the Like button in a post or page.
[likebtn_category_likes]to display total number of likes for category.
- BuddyPress notifications for authors when authenticated users like or dislike author’s content.
- Recording like & dislike actions in BuddyPress activity stream (votes in private groups are NOT displayed in the public activity stream).
- Custom templates for snippets in BuddyPress activity stream.
- WPML compatible.
- Changing number of likes or setting initial random number of likes (ULTRA).
- Customizable position and alignment.
- Full access to the Like button CSS.
- Custom Like & Dislike buttons texts.
- Right-to-left (RTL) support.
- Allows to collect donations by adding donate buttons to popup.
- Adds « Likes », « Dislikes » and « Likes minus dislikes » custom fields to posts.
- Allows to add Open Graph meta tags to posts and pages.
The Like Button Rating plugin is powered by LikeBtn.com. The plugin is commercial and provides a 7-day TRIAL. After TRIAL ends your website is switched to the FREE plan and you can continue using FREE or upgrade. Plugin also provides discounts for non-profits.
- Activate the plugin through the « Plugins » menu in WordPress.
- Open plugin Settings tab and click « Get Account Data ».
- Register on LikeBtn.com, add your website to your account on LikeBtn.com and enter your LikeBtn.com account data on the plugin Settings tab.
- Open plugin Buttons tab, choose a post type and click « Enable Like Button ».
Contributors & Developers
“Like Button Rating ♥ LikeBtn” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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- Change – WP 6.3 compatibility.
- Change – WP 6.2 compatibility.
- Change – WP 6.1 compatibility.
- Fix – Fixed an issue with opening PHP tag on PHP > 7.4.
- Fix – Improved ajax security.
- Change – WP 6.0 compatibility.
- Fix – Fixed security issue.
- Fix – Fixed JS error in LikeBtn widget on Widgets page.
- Fix – Fixed JS error for custom MyCRED point types.
- Fix – Fixed notice in admin area.
- Fix – Improved sanitizing.
- Fix – Improved ajax security.
- Change – WP 5.8 compatibility.
- Fix – Fixed JS on MyCRED hooks page.
- Change – WP 5.7 compatibility.
- Change – Load styles and JS only on Like Button admin pages to avoid conflicts with other plugins.
- Change – Improved code quality.
- Fix – Fixed host check security issue.
- Fix – Fixed unescaped SQL parameter issues.
- Fix – WP 5.6 compatibility.
- Fix – Fixed JS error on Buttons tab.
- Fix – Fixed warning when saving votes for BuddyPress activities.
- Fix – Fixed posts without a title in Statistics.
- Fix – Fixed ‘Cannot redeclare inet_to_bits()’ error.
- Fix – BuddyPress 6 compatibility.
- Change – WordPress 5.4 compatibility.
- Fix – Fixed bbPress error: Too few arguments to function bbp_format_buddypress_notifications
- Change – Do not show elements with both zero likes and dislikes in widgets.
- Change – Clarified Show Info Notices option in Settings.
- Change – Remove follow buttons in the plugin admin sidebar.
- Fix – Escape brackets in shortcodes.
- Add – Automatically fix votes table collation in widget in case of « Illegal mix of collations » error.
- Add – Added Telegram to sharing.
- Fix – Fixed map when clicking on User IP in Votes.
- Fix – Fixed BuddyPress notifications text.
- Add – Integration with GamiPress.
- Add – Allow to export item details in Votes: ID, Title, URL, Type.
- Add – Display Ultmate Member users in Likeв By User widget.
- Add – Display proper user names in Votes.
- Fix – Export full titles in Votes.
- Fix – Fixed custom post types in MyCRED.
- Fix – Fixed BuddyPress realtime notifications.
- Fix – Fixed configuring like button in Ultmate Member users list.
- Add – WordPress 5.1 compatibility.
- Add – WordPress 5.0 compatibility.
- Add – « Text when there are no items » option added to the Most liked content widget
- Fix – Change BudyPress placeholders to avoid 404 error in options on some hostings
- Add – Initial random likes option in Settings
- Add – BuddyPress option to hide Votes filter in activity stream
- Add – [likebtn_category_likes] shortcode to display total likes for category
- Add – Automatically check max_input_vars
- Add – Cloudflare IP range auto update
- Add – GDPR compliance
- Add – Option to notify admin by email on new votes (see Settings tab)
- Add – Export User Email when exporting votes to CSV
- Fix – user_logged_in_alert parameter now is taken into account in the shortcode
- Add – Interface improvements
- Fix – Minor bug fixes
- Add – Interface tuning
- Add – Admin panel sidebar tuning
- Add – Slovenian and Belarusian language
- Fix – Og description fix in BuddyPress
- Fix – Custom theme issue in WP 4.9
- Add – Votes date range in The Most Liked Content Widget
- Fix – Fixed importing settings
- Fix – Minor bug fixes
- Add – Like button removed from the edit post admin page
- Fix – Fixed displaying gravatars in the Like Box
- Add – Plan is automatically synced on upgrade now
- Add – Chain settings copying: if for example for Post the « Copy Settings From » option is set to Page and for Page the « Copy Settings From » option is set to Comments, settings for Post will be copied from Comments.
- Add – Current website language is set as default language for Like Button Rating on installation
- Add – If your server incorrectly sets HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR header to server IP address plugin will use client’s IP
- Add – Counter animation option
- Add – Voting animation option
- Add – Button background color after voting for the custom theme
- Add – Vertical layout option
- Add – New languages: Bosnian, Serbian, Slovak
- Add – 14 new themes
- Add – All the Like button parameters made available in the shortcode
- Add – Exporting votes from Votes tab
- Add – WPML compatibility
- Add – PHP 7 compatibility
- Add – Added [likebtn_user_votes] shortcode
- Fix – WP 4.7.3 compatibility fix
- Add – Removed CloudFlare option – now CloudFlare id detected automatically by IP
- Add – Filtering votes by country on Votes tab
- Update – Updated CloudFlare IP ranges
- Fix – Liked bbPress posts were were not showing in the Liked content section on my UltimateMember profile
- Fix – Fixed Votes tab in Multisite mode
- Add – Counter format: comma, period, 3.7K, 15M (Buttons » Counter)
- Add – Right-to-left RTL (Buttons » Texts)
- Fix – Fixed empty BuddyPress notifications after WP 4.7 released
- Add – Track visitors by Username
- Add – UltimateMember support
- Add – The list of the content liked by the current authenticated user using widget or [likebtn_liked_by_user] shortcode
- Add – Votes graph (Votes tab)
- Add – Display the Like button in most liked content widget
- Add – Export statistics to CSV
- Add – Export/Import settings
- Add – Sorting activities by likes (Settings tab)
- Add – Reset votes & stats (Settings tab)
- Add – New languages added
- Add – On vote hook and email notifications (https://likebtn.com/en/wordpress-like-button-plugin#php_vote_hook)
- Add – Press about us link: https://likebtn.com/en/press
- Fix – Fixed displaying the button for anoymous visitors in bbPress forums
- Fix – Fixed BuddyPress comments alignment issue
- Add – Immediate votes synchronization into local DB as visitor votes
- Add – « Showcase » link in readme: https://likebtn.com/en/showcase
- Add – « Referral Program » link in readme: https://likebtn.com/en/referral-program
- Add – « Hire Developer » link in readme: https://likebtn.com/en/developers
- Add – « Allow to vote for one post only » option in Buttons -> Voting
- Fix – IP info issue on https websites fixed
- Fix – Like Button hooks disappearing from myCRED on some systems fixed
- Fix – Dislikes count in Posts list fixed
- Add – Like Button for attachments
- Add – Like Button in Epoch comments
- Add – Sort bbPress replies by likes (Settings tab)
- Add – Category filter in the Most liked content widget
- Add – Diagnose the system feature (Settings tab)
- Add – BuddyPress activity snippet (BuddyPress subtab under Buttons tab)
- Fix – Fixed an issue on websites with RTL
- Fix – Duplicate users in like box issue fixed
- Fix – BuddyPress activity comments disappearing issue fixed
- Fix – Like box in Epoch comments fixed
- Add – BuddyPress notification on liking a member profile
- Add – Excluding custom post type categories
- Add – Show author option in Most liked content widget
- Fix – Fixed an ajax issue causing not saving likes due to limitations of some hostings
- Fix – Fixed Most liked content widget sorting by likes minus dislikes
- Fix – Fixed Most liked content widget issue for utf8m4 encoded BuddyPress activity table
- Add – 6 new languages
- Update – myCRED hooks
- Add – Google Rich Snippets Live Demo: https://goo.gl/gxX8uH
- Add – CloudFlare Enabled option on Settings tab
- Add – User authorization check on Buttons >> Voting tab
- Add – Display a read-only button to the post author option on Buttons >> Voting tab
- Add – BuddyPress notifications are marked as read on click
- Add – Displaying number of votes in admin in All Posts
- Add – Max title length option in the most liked content widget
- Add – Exclude by category option in the most liked content widget
- Add – Filter by author option in the most liked content widget
- Add – Popup width option
- Add – Voting period option on Buttons >> Voting tab
- Add – Open Graph meta tags option on Buttons >> Sharing tab
- Add – Attachments support
- Fix – Fixed IP info issue
- Fix – Fixed event handler issue
- Add – Now entering account data on Settings tab is required
- Add – New explainer video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpMYoKPPbyM
- Add – Shortcodes [likebtn_likes] and [likebtn_dislikes] to display number of likes and dislikes
- Add – User avatars in Statistics
- Add – Like box displaying users who liked an item
- Add – Reports tab
- Add – Votes tab
- Add – Custom Theme
- Add – Share buttons size option
- Add – BuddyPress notifications for authors when authenticated users like or dislike author’s content
- Add – Recording like & dislike actions in BuddyPress activity stream (votes in private groups are NOT displayed in the public activity stream)
- Add – Display BuddyPress forum posts in the most liked content widget
- Fix – Sometimes likebtn_item table has not been created
- Add – Google Rich Snippets option providing five star rating in Google search results (http://likebtn.com/en/faq#rich_snippets)
- Add – Real Time Reports.
- Add – Compatibility with myCRED (https://wordpress.org/plugins/mycred) points management system.
- Add – Shortcode [likebtn_off] to disable the Like button in a post/page.
- Popup enabled option renamed into Popup disabled
- Added German language to the WordPress plugin
- Fixed formatting issue in ppPress posts
- Added Wrap button in a div option
- Added Display on a new line option
- Added featured image size in most liked content widget
- Added possibility to generate like button shortcodes from Buttons tab
- Featured image in most liked content widget moved under the post title
- Added delete item feature in Statistics
- No private posts in most liked content widget
- Updated Statistics tab
- Added exclude like button in search feature
- Added automatics account data fetching on « Get account data » click
- Added feature allowing to configure like button in pages list
- Added always display tooltip option
- Implemented asynchronous loading of the like button widget script
- Implemented editing custom items votes
- Implemented displaying the like button on buddypress updates « read more » click
- Added likebtn_woocommerce() function allowing to insert the like button into WooCommerce products templates
- Added donate buttons preview
- Added dynamic preview
- Added Sidebar
- Added popup_on_load option
- Added Polish translation
- Added Check account data button
- Updated theme selector
- Updated popup style selector
- Updated AddThis selector
- bbPress support
- BuddyPress support
- WooCommerce support
- Local Domain and Subdirectory parameters replaced with one Site ID
- Display custom items in Most Liked Content widget
- Updated admin interface
- 7 day trial
- Added full sync feature
- Added site_id option
- Removed div container for like button inserted using shortcode
- Removed local_domain and subdirectory configuration parameters
- Added thumbnails on Statistics page
- Added custom post types on Statistics page
- 12 new styles
- Statistics for multisite networks
- Added after liking tooltip option
- Added revote_period option
- Added loader_image option
- Added loader_show option
- Added lazy_load option
- Added counter_padding option
- Added counter_zero_show option
- Added icon_like_show option
- Added icon_dislike_show option
- Added thumbnail and post excerpt to the Most Liked Content widget
- Custom items in Statistics
- Added the feature allowing to change number of likes and dislikes in the admin
- Added Spanish language
- Added subtract_dislikes to counter_type option
- Added single_number to counter_type option
- Added tooltip_enabled option
- Extended Help section
- Added TRIAL plan
- Added Website subdirectory option
- Added Allow to like and dislike at the same time option
- Added Turkish locale
- Fixed tabs URLs when website is located in the subfolder
- Added Show votes counter option
- Added Show information message when the button is restricted by the tariff plan option
- Added Use domain of the parent window option
- Added Text before donate buttons in the popup option
- Added Donate buttons to display in the popup option
- Added Order of the content in the popup option
- Added Hide popup when clicking outside option
- Added Popup HTML option
- Fixed conflict with WP HTTP Compression plugin
- Added HTML before and after options
- Added div wrapper around button
- Added Group identifier option
- Added Local domain option
- Extended Help section
- Fixed bug in sorting of the Most liked content widget
- Disabled synchronization for revisions
- Added user authorization option
- Import latest styles from LikeBtn.com in the background.
- Added Show Like Button option.
- Added Reset likes and dislikes feature.
- Popup position options.
- Show copyright link in the share popup option.
- Popup style option.
- Time range option in Widget displaying most liked content.
- Synchronization test.
- Added shortcode to place a list of the most liked content inside the post/page using a shortcode.
- Added Reset button in Settings.
- Added auto disabling/enabling options depending on the plan selected.
- Synchronization of the vote results from LikeBtn.com into website database.
- Statistics on vote results.
- Most liked content widget.
- Added center alignment.
- Added shortcode to place the Like Button inside the post/page content.
- LikeBtn admin panel now available.
- LikeBtn Like Button plugin launched.