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Blog Posts Star Ratings

A new feature just previously introduced to Draft Blogger, the Blog Posts Star Ratings, which lets your readers rate each post, appears to have been released into Normal Blogger.

Not everybody seems thrilled by the new feature, and interestingly, not everybody has it outside of a Blogger In Draft setup. It was apparently released to a portion of the Blogosphere today. If you have this new item on your blog, and wish to remove it, it's a post template item, and you can de select it from the Blog Posts widget in Page Elements.

Then, and need I say this for every template related issue, clear cache in your browser.

Presumably, Blogger will reverse the change tonight, and by tomorrow it will again be available only in Blogger In Draft.

>> (Update 5/8): This feature is now, as before, available only from Blogger In Draft.

>> (Update 18:00): Blogger has acknowledged the mistake, in Google Blogger Help: How Do I?: Star Ratings: Blogger Goofed!
So we goofed up a bit and accidentally enabled an experimental feature that was supposed to remain only on Blogger in Draft :P


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