AdsVote

adsvote AdsVote is a powerful rating system for AdsManager component. It is the easiest and fastest way to allow your users to rate for their favorite ads with a cool Ajax rating system.

It allows you ti display the rating stars in the details view and in the list view, and you can always show the top rated/ voted ads using the Top AdsVote module

Introduction

AdsVote is a powerful rating system for AdsManager, once you complete the purchase process you will be able to download the compressed file “AdsVote_v2.0.0_UNZIPME.zip” (the version may change) the archive contain three extensions :

  • plg_adsvote_v1.0.0.zip : Joomla plugin that integrates a rating system in the details view
  • adsvote.zip : AdsManager field plugin that integrates a rating system in the details and list view
  • mod_top_adsvote_v2.0.0.zip : Joomla module to show the top rated/voted ads

Joomla Plugin: plg_adsvote_v1.0.0.zip

Installation:

  • The first step is to login to your website administration
  • And then from the top menu go to “Extensions” and choose “Manage”
  • Select "Upload Package File" tab
  • Click on “choose file” and browse the plg_adsvote_v1.0.0.zip plugin file
  • Once the file is selected click on “Upload & Install”
  • extensions manager

Configuration:

  • From the administration area of your Joomla website go to “Extensions” and then “Plugins”
  • plug-in manager
  • search and click on the plugin named “AdsVote rating system for AdsManager”
  • plug-in list
  • You have to enable the plugin and you can configure the plugin to adapt it to your needs
  1. Position: You can choose the position of the rating stars in the details view
  2. Average Rating: show or hide the rating average
  3. Average mode: choose how the average should be calculated
  4. Votes Counter: show or hide the counter of votes
  5. Show/hide (0 votes)
  6. Enable half stars
  7. Rating Access: public or registered rating access
  8. Star color: the color of the rating stars
  9. basic plugin

AdsManager Plugin: adsvote.zip

Installation:

You must install this plugin by the AdsManager Plugin Installer

  • The first step is to login to your website administration
  • And then from the top menu go to “Components” and choose “Adsmanager” then “Plugins”
  • ads plugin
  • Click on “choose file” and browse the adsvote.zip plugin file
  • Once the file is selected click on “Upload Package File”
  • plugin installer

Configuration:

Now to display the rating stars you should:

  • From the top menu go to “Components” and choose “Adsmanager” then “Fields”
  • field
  • From the top bar click on “New” button
  • new
  • Now you should configure the field to adapt it to your needs
  1. Category: choose in which category you want to allow rating
  2. Type: choose AdsVote as a type of the field
  3. Name: enter a name for the field
  4. Title: enter a title for the field
  5. Published: make sure you publish the field
  6. Display Title: think that you don’t want to show the title
  7. Column? : if you want to display the ratig stars in the list view you choose in which column it will be displayed, you can create a column in AdsManager options
  8. Position Display: if you want to display the rating stars in the details view you have to choose a position
  9. Average Rating: show or hide the rating average
  10. Average mode: choose how the average should be calculated
  11. Show counter: show or hide the counter of votes
  12. Show unrated : show or hide the ”(0 votes)” string for the unrated ads
  13. Enable half stars
  14. Rating Access: public or registered rating access
  15. Star color: the color of the rating stars
  16. details field

Joomla Module: mod_top_adsvote_v2.0.0.zip

This is a Joomla module that displays the top Rated/Voted ads, you need to have a rated ads throw our rating plugins “plg_adsvote” or “adsvote” Adsmanage field

Installation:

  • The first step is to login to your website administration
  • And then from the top menu go to “Extensions” and choose “Manage”
  • Select "Upload Package File" tab
  • Click on “choose file” and browse the “mod_top_adsvote_v2.0.0.zip” module file
  • Once the file is selected click on “Upload & Install”
  • extensions manager

Configuration:

  • From the administration area of your Joomla website go to “Extensions” and then “Modules”
  • module-manager menu
  • search and click on the module named “Top AdsVote for AdsManager”
  • list module
  • You have to publish the module and choose a position also you can configure the plugin to adapt it to your needs
  1. Count: number of ads to display in the module
  2. Columns: number of columns of the module
  3. Category ID: if you want to display just ads of one or more specific categories
  4. Hit indicator position
  5. Display Image
  6. Show starts
  7. Order by: whether to order ads by number of votes of the value of rating
  8. Picture Size
  9. Display category: display or not the name of category
  10. Display Date: display or not the date of the ad
  11. Field *: if you want to display other information with the ads in the module
  12. option module

Don’t forget to assign the module to the desired menu link from the “Menu Assignment” tab

Result:

Details view

front demo

List view blue stars

front demo

List view yellow stars

front demo

  • Monday, 09 September 2013