Yasr 1.3.6…bye bye yasr_votes table!

With this release is ended a work begin with version 1.3.5.

From today Yasr doesn’t use anymore the yasr_votes table.
For the final user what this mean? Not much: you will not see many difference.
But it’s now much easier to develop and understand the database structure 🙂

Further this the new widget yasr recent ratings has now the link to the post title (I simply forgot to insert it in the last version!)

Good work!

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4 thoughts on “Yasr 1.3.6…bye bye yasr_votes table!

  • Hi Dario,

    Can you guarantee that the yasr_votes table won’t be dropped in the future? Whenever I launch a new review section, I need to manually feed this table with 10-20 initial votes so that people will see the social proof and start voting. I’ve noticed that nobody will actually bother voting if a review has 0-5 votes.

    Right now I manually change the SQL query after the update to take into account the votes in yasr_votes table as well but changing it up to the log table makes things a bit more complicated.


    • Hello Alex, yes, I’ll never drop that table in the code!

      But I suggest to keep Yasr up to date…new bugfixes are always coming 🙂

      I’ve wrote some code just on these days to accomplish your need: add fake ratings: here a screenshoot:


      If you wish, I can give more info on email!

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