by Nate HaugSeptember 30, 2008

Building Views with Fivestar and VotingAPI

[embed]http://blip.tv/file/2512306[/embed] This videocast covers three modules, wrapped together to provide a flexible solution for displaying information about content ratings in a list.

VotingAPI: Central storage of votes and rating information. Fivestar: A flexible widget for registering votes on a 1-10 star basis. Views: The ultimate Drupal query builder, capable of pulling out lists of information from the database.

In Drupal 6, the options in configuring views has become drastically more complex. This videocast helps understand how to setup views that display information about the current average rating for piece of content and also how to pull in an individual users results, each displayed as Fivestar widgets.