Today I am going to write about an interesting Post Rating widget developed by Outbrain.com . This Post Rating Widget is available for all blogging services like WordPress.com , blogger , typepad , drupal , etc . A Similar Post rating widget is developed by draft.blogger.com and is found here at Star Rating Widget
This is a very simple hack developed by Draft Blogger. To add Post Rating / Voting Widget developed by Draft Blogger please visit this this page ” Post Rating Widget for Blogger ” .
Advantages of this Post rating Widget :
1. Know your readers opinion about the post
2. Drive More traffic ( Outbrain has a feature called Recommended Posts which is embedded within rating Widget , So outbrain users who have enabled this feature will show your post . )
3. We can also display Most Popular posts with this post Rating Widget.
How to Add This Widget to your Blogger Blog ?
It’s very simple . Visit http://www.outbrain.com and register an account ( to track traffic and details ). While registering , check this box (Yes – I want to install the outbrain widget and/or access my blog’s reports ) .
After this step , claim your blog by filling your blog Details and click continue. A new tab/ window will open and just choose your blog . outbrain will install the widget automatically.
Configuring Post Rating Widget
Sign-in to your Outbrain account and click manage Blogs tab on left side and then navigate to Setting sub-tab.
Now customize the widget to your wish. If you check ( Best Recommendations box ) you will get posts from other blogs below your Post Rating Widget like this .
If you choose Most Popular Posts box then the widget will Most rated Posts above the rating Widget.
I hope I have given you much details on Adding this Outbrain Post rating Widget for blogger. If you have any problems let me know. Very soon I will post how to add this Outbrain Post rating Widget Manually , without registering Outbrain .