After I decided which WordPress theme I was going to use to build this site, I wanted to spruce it up with some plugins that would allow my readers to interact with me and the other readers.
I searched through the popular voting/ranking WordPress plugins and tried a couple of them out. They provided the basic functionality I was looking for, but the flexibility of each plugin was lacking a little and none of them meshed with the overall theme of the site.
After a very quick search, I found exactly what I was looking for: ThumbsUp. It offers a slick interface, six different templates to choose from, great documentation, an admin panel, and integration with WordPress. I quickly plopped down my $10 and installed it on DeliverBliss.com.
One of the things I like most about ThumbsUp is the ability to have it automatically generate a new record and place it at the beginning or end of a new post. It keeps things consistent, and I don’t have to remember it each time I publish a new post. I started out with small thumbs at the top of each post, but then decided to go with a larger function and place it after the post (which you can see below).
What do you think? Do you like how ThumbsUp looks here? Do you know of something better?
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