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A Django app to add star ratings to models.

Project Description

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Python 3 compatible ratings for Django.

Add ratings to any Django model with a template tag.

See full `documentation


Install from PyPI:


pip install django-star-ratings

add ``star_ratings`` to ``INSTALLED_APPS``:



sync your database:


python migrate

add the following to your


url(r'^ratings/', include('star_ratings.urls', namespace='ratings', app_name='ratings')),

Make sure ``'django.core.context_processors.request',`` is in


Add the following javascript and stylesheet to your template


{% load static %}
<link rel="stylesheet" href="{% static 'star-ratings/css/star-ratings.css' %}">
<script type="text/javascript" src="{% static 'star-ratings/js/dist/star-ratings.min.js' %}"></script>

To enable ratings for a model add the following tag in your template


{% load ratings %}
{% ratings object %}

Template tags

The template tag takes two arguments:

- ``icon_height``: defaults to ``STAR_RATINGS_STAR_HEIGHT``
- ``icon_width``: defaults to ``STAR_RATINGS_STAR_WIDTH``
- ``read_only``: overrides the ``editable`` behaviour to make the widget read only


To prohibit users from altering their ratings set

To change the number of rating stars, set ``STAR_RATINGS_RANGE``
(defaults to 5)

To enable anonymous rating set ``STAR_RATINGS_ANONYMOUS = True``.

Anonymous Rating

If anonymous rating is enabled only the ip address for the rater will be stored (even if the user is logged in).
When a user rates an object a preexisting object will not be searched for, instead a new rating object will be created

**If this value is changed your lookups will return different results!**

To control the default size of stars in pixels set the values of ``STAR_RATINGS_STAR_HEIGHT`` and
``STAR_RATINGS_STAR_WIDTH``. By default ``STAR_RATINGS_STAR_WIDTH`` is the same as

Changing the star graphics

To change the star graphic, add a sprite sheet to
``/static/star-ratings/images/stars.png`` with the states aligned
horizontally. The stars should be laid out in three states: full, empty
and active.

You can also set ``STAR_RATINGS_STAR_SPRITE`` to the location of your sprite sheet.

Customize widget template

You can customize ratings widget by creating ``star_ratings/widget.html``. For example :


{% extends "star_ratings/widget_base.html" %}
{% block rating_detail %}
Whatever you want
{% endblock %}

See ``star_ratings/widget_base.html`` for other blocks to be extended.

Ordering by ratings

The easiest way to order by ratings is to add a ``GenericRelation`` to
the ``Rating`` model from your model:


from django.contrib.contenttypes.fields import GenericRelation
from star_ratings.models import Rating

class Foo(models.Model):
bar = models.CharField(max_length=100)
ratings = GenericRelation(Rating, related_query_name='foos')


Running tests

To run the test use:


$> ./

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