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Add Ratings to Assets

This rating system means that everybody who is allowed to upload directly and edit, can setup and modify the rating system. The rating does not change the quality of the asset, but adds an extra dimension to your search.

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How to Set Up a Rating System?

  1. Go to settings-icon.pngSettings > Taxonomy > Metaproperties management and create a new metaproperty called Rating.

  2. Choose Select from the Type drop-down.

  3. Select the following features of the metaproperty:

    • Searchable

    • Editable

    • Filterable

    • Display field

    • Main Filter

    • Drilldown results

    • Empty options in filter

    • Show in grid view

  4. Click the Save button. You will be redirected to the metaproperty overview screen.

  5. Click the settings_menu.png button for the metaproperty you just created to add the rating options.

  6. Enter a name for a rating option in the Enter name field and press Enter.

    Note

    To avoid indexing issues the Name field cannot be modified once created.

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  7. (Optional) Modify the label in the Label field and click Save to save the changes.

    Tip

    Would you like to make use of star rating?

    Copy this ★ symbol and paste it into the Label field.

  8. Repeat the steps 6 and 7 as often as necessary to add all the desired rating options.

  9. (Optional) You can add the Rating metaproperty as a smart filter, so that users can filter assets by a specific rating.

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    Rating available as smart filter.

How to Rate Assets?

  1. Go to the assets overview and click on an individual asset. Open the Edit tab. Alternatively, in the assets overview select multiple assets to edit them.

  2. Open the Rating metaproperty and select the desired rating.

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  3. Click the Save button to save the changes.

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