Straightforward review/rating functionality.
gem 'spree_reviews', github: 'spree-contrib/spree_reviews', branch: 'X-X-stable'
branch option is important: it must match the version of Spree you're using.
For example, use
3-0-stable if you're using Spree
3-0-stable or any
Now bundle up with:
Next, run the rake task that copies the necessary migrations and assets to your project:
bundle exec rails g spree_reviews:install
And finish with a migrate:
bundle exec rake db:migrate
Now you should be able to boot up your server with:
bundle exec rails s
Action "submit" in "reviews" controller - goes to review entry form
Users must be logged in to submit a review
app/views/spree/products/_rating.html.erb-- display number of stars
app/views/spree/products/_shortrating.html.erb-- shorter version of above
app/views/spree/products/_review.html.erb-- display a single review
Administrator can edit and/or approve and/or delete reviews.
Reviews table is quite obvious - and note the "approved" flag which is for the administrator to update.
Ratings table holds current fractional value - avoids frequent recalc...
Some points which might need modification in future:
- I don't track the actual user on a review (just their "screen name" at the time), but we may want to use this information to avoid duplicate reviews etc. See https://github.com/spree/spree_reviews/issues/18
- Rating votes are tied to a review, to avoid spam. However: ratings are accepted whether or not the review is accepted. Perhaps they should only be counted when the review is approved.
See corresponding contributing guidelines.