Microsoft SharePoint 2013:Setup Ratings

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Setting up ratings

Using ratings settings you can add rating controls to a list or a library and allow users to rate the content in this list or library. You can configure the content to be rated using Star Rating system or using Likes.

Set the Likes ratings for a list

  1. Navigate to the list for which you want to configure ratings.
  2. Go to List Settings.
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  3. Navigate to the Ratings Settings page.
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  4. Under “Allow items in this list to be rated” select Yes.
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  5. Under “Which voting/rating experience you would like to enable for this list?” select Likes.
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  6. Click OK.
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  7. Now can see that the Number of likes column has been added to the list and you can click on Like to vote for the item.
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Setting up Star Ratings for a library

  1. Navigate to the Library for which you want to configure ratings.
  2. Go to Library Settings.
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  3. Navigate to the Ratings Settings page.
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  4. Under “Allow items in this list to be rated” select Yes.
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  5. Under “Which voting/rating experience you would like to enable for this list?” choose Star Ratings.
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  6. Click OK.
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  7. Now you can see that the new Rating (0–5) column has been added to this library and you can rate documents. The Rating column shows the number of votes and number of users who have voted.
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