Posts related additional data are stored in a meta table called postmeta. Sometimes these meta data become very vital from your functionality point of view. Lets say we store the like counts of posts in terms of a meta key as _wti_like_count. This is fine as long as I am just using this to show the like count.
The main strength of any wordpress website lies in its contents. These contents can be created by mostly using posts. But its quite possible that the content may be huge and then the problem arises. As a normal user, everyone hates to use scrollbar to see the content. Don’t you? In fact as a user, I was not happy with my post size. So I found out a work around for this problem. You can check this link on my site having pagination.
WTI Like Post is a plugin for adding like (thumbs up) and unlike (thumbs down) functionality for wordpress posts/pages. On admin end along with configuration settings, it will show maximum of 10 most liked posts/pages. You can configure these settings to match with your requirements. It also has the option to reset the settings back to default if needed. It comes with a widget to display the most liked posts/pages which you can place in any widget area. It has live updation of like count on the widget if you like or unlike any post/page. It also comes with a language file for en-US (english- United States).
- Upload the directory ‘/wti-like-post/’ to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- Click on ‘WTI Like Post’ link under Settings menu to access the admin section.
- On widgets section, there is a widget called ‘Most Liked Posts’ available which can be used to show most liked posts/pages.
Admin Plugin Link
Once installed and activated, this plugin link is available under Settings tab.
Admin Configuration Settings
When you click on the link shown above, you will be taken to the plugin Configuration Settings page. This plugin comes with a bunch of handy settings which can be set as per your requirement. Lets walk through each of these settings.
This option is in relation with the default jQuery settings. Disable this option if you already have the jQuery framework enabled in your theme. If not, then enable this.
Default value: Enabled