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jQuery Seems_rateable

Seems_rateable is a jQuery Rate & Vote plugin.

Created by Petertoth

Star rating gem for rails applications. Uses jRating jquery plugin.

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Star rating gem for Rails application using jQuery plugin jRating


Demo application, requires to sign up before rating.

Important! If you are upgrading from 1.x.x please do accordingly :

Run :

$ rails g seems_rateable:uninstall_old

Then follow as instructed.


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'seems_rateable'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install seems_rateable


Generate required files :

$ rails generate seems_rateable:install

And run :

$ rake db:migrate


To prepare model add seems_rateable to your rateable model file. You can also pass a hash of dimensions e.g :quality, :price

Post < ActiveRecord::Base
  seems_rateable # :quality, :speed, :effectiveness

To track user's given rates add seems_rateable_rater to your rater model.

User < ActiveRecord::Base


To display star rating use helper method rating_for in your view


rating_for @post

rating_for @post, dimension: :quality, disabled: true, html_options

You can specify these options :

  • dimension The dimension of the rating object
  • disabled Set to true to display static star rating meaning no user would be allowed to rate
  • html_options HTML options of the selector

To edit the javascript options locate rateable.js file in app/assets/javascripts/rateable/. The javascript options are explained directly in the file.


In config/initializers/seems_rateable.rb you can configure these options :

  • rate_owner_class - Usually User, name of the model you put seems_rateable_rater
  • current_rater_method - The method representing a rater instance, current_user by default
  • default_selector_class - Default HTML class of the rating div


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

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