Questions tagged [ratings]

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

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What order do stars get filled out in RTL locales?

I am implementing a star rating system for an app, which should support several RTL locales. Right now, when the user hovers over a star, all stars to the left of it are filled in, like so: ★☆☆☆☆, ...
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Usability Benchmarking and Rating - choosing an approach and rating scale

I’m conducting some UX benchmarking activities and am trying to compare various approaches, both at the individual task level, and activity (multi-task, overview) level. I’m not well versed in the ...
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Should I show the rating breakdown for a product review

I'm putting together a design for a course review card, but I'm unsure whether I should include a breakdown of the overall rating. When submitting a review, a user has to rate three categories, for ...
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What's the best way to ask for user feedback about a specific element/section in a website?

I'm working a feedback form for a clinical platform which is used by health care providers (mainly doctors). The website has a patient dashboard where the doctor can see the patients clinical record ...
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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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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 make the user rate the content

In the website/app users will have access to content from experts such as video tutorials and so on. I need them to rate every content they use/watch but i'm afraid they'll leave because of it. Any ...
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Factors that determine suitability of rating system/scale for user satisfaction (for an app)

We want to ask our users whether they are satisfied with our app or not. For this purpose we will display a pop-up upon entering the app with 1 question. how satisfied are you with our app. I'm ...
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Post-Order Review Experience

For a food ordering mobile app, looking to obtain user feedback on the order collection experience, and trying to determine the best time/place to ask for this in the app. The app requires users to ...
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How do we get users to rate documents?

I run several document management systems for a large company. On the system most of the documents are word/pdf. There are some videos and html stuff but 80%+ is a old school document. We are ...
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What is the best type of rating for a casino game?

We are looking to implement a rating system for our casino games for our users. The rationale being that the more popular a game is with users, the more others will play it, thus encouraging them to ...
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Which rating system precision is better for hotel reviews: 5-star or 10-point and why? [closed]

I'm designing for online travel portal, where user can reviews hotels. But I see IMDB used "out of 10" and Google Play store used "out of 5". Which is good for hotel reviews and why?
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Ratings: 3 stars vs 5 stars. Why 5?

It's the most common interface used to display votes is the “star rating system,” in which a particular number of points (often expressed as stars) is assigned to an item by each reviewer. We find ...
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Graphic Scale for Rating the Truth level

Imagine you have a text of characteristic/description about you. But this text is truthful to some extent (from 0 to 100%). What is the best UI/UX way for a mobile user to rate this truthfulness? ...
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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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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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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 symmetrical and 5 means very symmetrical. Currently, it has a star rating. However, ...
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Why do users look at the worst comments first? [closed]

A product may have 98% of positive comments and 2% of bad comments, instead of looking what most people liked something, most users jump directly to the few worst comments, by definition less ...
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Deletion of ratings in Web Experience

I am having an issue with giving the user the option to "wipe clean" or "nullify" ratings after they have given those ratings by hovering over them and clicking. Consider the classic 5-star rating. ...
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Widget for rating how well users remember a word

In my app users should be able to rate how much they "know" a word, meaning how much they can recall it's meaning. My other related question: Hanging panel after user Click Given that, there's also ...
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What's the Best Way to Design Entry Points Based on Emotion/Confidence

We're trying out a feature that asks the user how they feel about _____ (Saving money, investing, other banking products), and the user is prompted to tap on either a sad face or a happy face. Whether ...
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Does usage of thumbs up/down ratings as social proof actually provide the right feedback?

On reading the news about Netflix switching to the Facebook 'thumbs up/down' system of rating instead of the more traditional star scale, and seeing that it was on the basis of an overwhelming ...
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''Remind Me Later'' ethics

I have created an android app which deals with users who are interested in exchanging different currencies worldwide. So far, when two users do an interaction and do a deal, a pop-up message shown to ...
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Should users receive a notification when they are being rated poorly?

I'm working on this cleaning services marketplace and we've decided to implement a two sided rating system. Since a few customers are being disrespectful to the cleaners, we are implementing some ...
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Best order for smiley rating scale

Rating scales with smileys (sad faces and happy faces) are used a lot. Some scales go from sad/angry to happy, some the other way around. Is there a good argument to use one over the other? In case ...
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Rating Scales - Number of Points on the Scale and Accuracy of Feedback

Context: Collecting user feedback on locations they visit. I wondered whether anybody has any experience or knows of research on the 'length of scale'. The options are: 1 - 2 Point Scale ( Good / ...
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Why are scores and points in multiples or 5 or 10

In a lot of games or gamification mechanics the point given to user are in multiples of 5, 10 or 100 and your score is always divisible by this number. Why?
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What are the benefits and drawbacks of pre-rating users?

I'm working on a website where clients can hire people. After working together, "clients" and "staff" can rate each other from 0-5 stars. If someone creates a "staff" profile and has never worked ...
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Reasons to include a dislike button?

My company is making an online search engine for teaching resources. The site indexes resources from various educational sites (TES, BBC, etc) and displays them in a post-list format. The site will ...
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Quality / price slider

I am trying to depict quality (custom rating) and price sliders in one phone screen. The problem is that price and quality does not have direct connection (i.e. high quality does not necessary mean ...
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UI design for Rating Scale with 0.5 incremental point scale

I'm working on a rating scale that will consider point decimal with 0.5 increments from 1 to 5. The use for this is to rate/score. The previous rating scale just considers whole numbers from 1 to 5 ...
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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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Rate vs Like/Dislike

I'm writing a web page that will allow people to rate "objects". I was thinking of giving users the classical 5 star rating... but then I remembered the like/dislike approach and how YouTube changed ...
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How to present a multi-facet 5-star rating system?

I want to design a multi-facet 5 star rating system on mobile devices, for the intent of attribute analytics. In layman's terms, I want to be able to present the user with a list of characteristics ...
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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 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 (i....