the evaluation or assessment of something, in terms of quality, quantity or some combination of both

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Show star rating on frontpage or not [closed]

I am currently working on a website where you can compare travels. Data for this website is being supplied via affiliate feeds so it's not being owned by the actual website. This data also includes ...
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Rating system: star rating, heart, or both?

I want to know customer's opinion about salon and spa locations. Would you suggest using a multi-star rating for the review, a single heart to "like" a location, or both of these systems together?
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Are symbolic rating scales easier for the user to understand compared to numbered scales?

I saw on a website's feedback widget that provides a rating scale using a combination of '-' and '+' symbols to replicate a five point rating scale. Even though it is not common practice to indicate ...
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How to display gamification progress when 100% completion of a task might not be possible(or desirable in some cases?

There have been some comments asking for specific details on the system I am trying to build, which are now at the bottom of the question. I am designing a system that allows users to enter content ...
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Prioritize usability problems

There are a variety of references and approaches to prioritizing usability problems, but the I have not identified any single approach that captures all the factors I feel are necessary to include in ...
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What is best practice for prompting for app reviews?

What are some best practices for requesting users to rate an app? I have a friendly modal dialog prepared which I would like to target towards active, engaged users. How should I find out when is ...
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Are stars a good rating system?

Quoting myself from this other question, there are users that rate us with 1 star when the review is "Good product", as well as the other way around, rating us 5 stars for "Bad product" reviews, ...
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Rated with a boolean instead of a “5 star” rating system?

When I ask someone their opinion about food, they either say "I recommend it" or "I don't." This "boolean answer" (yes/no, I agree/I don't, recommend/don't recommend) is normally given if I ask ...
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How to validate reviews?

I'm in a situation where there is no accounts. There is only offer-centers (which need quality ratings) and offer-takers. Every time an offer is taken a transaction is taken there is evidence of it, ...
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Does rating on both extremes indicate UX issue? [closed]

Our App has Ratings in both extremes equally, does this mean our app has a UX issue? Some users are die hard fans of our app and others are haters, based on the reviews. We are confused on how to fix ...
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Best way to show a rating. Any specific reason behind using stars?

If i want to show rating on a scale of 5 , what are the best ways/metrics to do this? Things i found out so far. Star is the most common mode of rating used - Is there any specific reason for this? ...
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When a star-rating is right-aligned, should I fill the stars from right as well?

When building graphics for an app, I have right-aligned a rating from 1 to three stars. Being mainly a designer, my gut told me to fill the stars from right to left. So, i.e. empty empty filled for a ...
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How to best understand users' emotions?

A company I'm working for offers widgets for measuring users' emotional reactions to web content (mainly articles). We found that 5 reaction choices was the optimal amount, and currently we offer ...
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How to make it clear that two related forms submit separately?

I'm adding reviews functionality to a website. Currently, the form where users can enter a review and/or rating looks like this; When the user clicks one of the rating stars, the page makes an ajax ...
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Why is the “dislike” button going into extinction?

I've noticed that Facebook and now Google+ only have a "Like" (or +1) button, in spite of users wanting a "Dislike" button. This seems to be a bit of trend. Disqus also dropped their dislike vote - ...
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How to show the result of a simple yes/no feedback vote?

I have a FAQ/Knowledgebase for a product where I wish to collect simple visitor feedback about each entry if they found it useful or not. It would primarily for me, so I can improve the answers and or ...
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How to pick the right rating system?

We are currently writing a web application which is used by one team inside the organisation. With this application they want to track the quality of the work done by others. (Quality assurance) The ...
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Rating multiple items at once - looking for examples and ideas

I'm looking to present users with a data table of items to be rated on a scale of 1-5, or rejected (e.g. marked "Not Interested"). Basically, I'm envisioning a table of rows like: |ITEM NAME ...
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Average rating score vs number reviews

I am designing a list, and under the name of each product, there is a rating based in 5 stars. Next to it we want to display average rating in numbers (i.e., 4.3/5) and/or total number or reviews ...
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Allow as many user reviews as the number of people involved in a transaction?

Take a service where you can buy places/tickets to do an activity, like enjoying a tour, or seeing a show, eating at a restaurant, whatever you want. As is common, the service asks users to leave a ...
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Strategy to ask app-users for review

I am a Front-end developer in a team and we are developing a travel app for Android and IOS. This mobile app offers users to search and book hotels. We want to build a mechanism to ask users for ...
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Rate Now, Remind Me Later, Never Remind Me Again

I'm creating a mobile app that would alert users on its initial startup to rate it and link to the App Store for a written review. From doing some research so far I've found two approaches that ...
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How to handle rating indicator when no one has rated yet?

My website is showing a rating for each product (up to 5). ---------------- | 4.2 average | ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ The problem is that when no one has rated the product yet, if I put it can be ...
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0 to 10 rating system alternative

I have a system where the user has to rate other systems efficiency, availability, functionality and velocity in a 0 to 10 scale. I was going to use a simple "10 stars" interface for this, but I ...
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Require users to sign up or login to upvote or downvote review items on a user-generated content site?

I'm trying to get more people to rate products on a video game ratings and review website. Will allowing non registered users to upvote/downvote the reviews increase engagement and sign ups? in other ...
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Best way to present a 5-star rating system

On our corporate intranet website, we have a section where we publish articles and presentations and such, and there's a 5-star system to rate the items. As expected, when the article page is open, ...
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What is the strategy for determining how to request for review or feedback?

It seems like there are a number of different factors that need to be considered when requesting user input/interaction that has no immediate benefit to them, or if seen as interrupting their ...
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Is voting like / dislike redundant if there is a in-depth rating feature?

I was approached by a site owner to expand a couple of feature on his existing site. The said site is a business directory and users get to vote like / dislike if the businesses are restaurants. The ...
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Is a star rating more user-friendly and valuable than a simple up/down vote model? [duplicate]

Which rating mechanism do users find more valuable in a scenario where the user is looking for an article in a Knowledge-Base where there are multiple articles that cover a single topic? Is a 5-star ...
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Are ratings relevant, and what makes a rating system good?

I was thinking of websites like YouTube, or IMDB, which implement rating systems. On YouTube, a video can be rated by up votes, or down votes, and videos are rated by the ratio of up and down votes. ...
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How to represent 0 ratings vs rating is 0

I'm making a details page of a rating system, where one rates from 1 to 5 in multiple metrics and the global rating is the average. However, not all metrics are mandatory, be N/A or not wanting to ...
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Using gradual engagement for collecting reviews

For a product site, I am preparing a pattern to review products. To prevent spam (and due to legal requirements) we need the reviews to be confirmed by users. In my example, I would like to use email ...
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Mobile Site - Content Star Rating

Is there a best practice or good example showing how a 5-star rating interaction would display on a mobile website for rating content? See example below:
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Using numerical scores for ratings?

We are trying to build the 'Yelp of Personal Finances' at SuperMoney. It's basically a community driven reviews site in the personal finance niche. One of the things we are doing differently is ...
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Something similar to endorsements?

I'm looking for suggestions on the endorsements of skills in LinkedIn. It will be used on a corporate platform where profiles have 1 or more skills. Ideas so far are: "+1" or "like" (with a thumb ...
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Rating Corporate Content

Does anyone have experience with using user ratings in an intranet context? Using systems like SE or Reddit do that encourage users to post high quality content and identify content that is not ...
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Should I give users the opportunity to give separate ratings for quality and interest?

I'm providing the user with the option to rate news articles 1-5 stars. I'm trying to determine the quality and interest of articles based on the user ratings. My first thought was: Interest = total ...
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Votes (star rating) usage - stars or smiles?

I need to make a voting field for my feedback form. I make an assumption then when you use stars images user easily will use lower ratings, and when you use smiles(faces) with :) for good vote(5) and ...
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Product Ratings: Do no ratings hurt worse than negative ratings?

We just implemented product reviews onto our site. There's a serious lack of reviews obviously and we believe it's really hurting our sales since we haven't made any other big changes. Our sales were ...
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Why take user all the way to App store to rate an app?

Recently being annoyed by apps asking to rate them in the App store this question came to my mind . Though I am willing to rate the app I don't want to navigate to the app store and then wait for ...
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The best practices for a rating bar/slider/buttons

I need to make a rating scale input device that satisfies the following requirements: 1) Each value must be associated with a number to the user. 2) It must be immediately clear that this thing ...
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Stopping people abusing star rating systems

I want to implement a 5 star rating system for particular articles on my site. But, I know that with a little bit of scripting, it can be easy for hackers to abuse these systems. However, I want it to ...
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How to rate symmetry

I'm designing an interface where the user needs to rate the symmetry of 2 objects. The ratings are: 1 means not symmetric and 5 means very symmetric. Currently, it has a star rating. However, the ...
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Indicate mixed good and bad rating

I have an app that allows users to self-evaluate decisions. At the most basic level, events will be marked positively and/or negatively indicating whether the decisions were good or bad. For ...
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Social rating tool

I'm thinking of adding a like/favourite feature on my project but I'm currently finding it hard to choose a suitable social rating tool. I've spent days trying to think of an innovative rating tool, ...
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Is it ok to incorporate engine-calculation and user-improvements-votes into one relevancy grade?

Our product provides search functionality as well as profile viewing. Each profile is assigned with engine-calculated tags, with a relevancy score. Example: Profile JohnDoe is assigned the tag UX with ...
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Should a limited number of votes be represented with buttons or tokens?

I'm working on a website on which each character of a cartoon has a score, and the user can choose a given fixed number of characters to "hurt" and to "heal" (a user can only hurt so many characters ...
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How to display “Helpful” rate in the result page?

I am designing a website with many support articles. Each article can be rated in the following way: Was this article helpful to you? Yes | No Meaning, my information is for example: 21 out of 50 ...
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What are the ramifications of removing voting down (thumbs down)?

Remember when Youtube removed their 5-star rating system in favor of their current thumbs up/down system? From their statistics, they concluded that because there were too many choices, people ended ...
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Yelp Like Adjective Rating System

I am building a website that has users list their outdoor adventures (skydiving, surfing, base jumping, etc) and the other people can comment on them. I want to have a rating system like Yelp which ...