09. Submitting Media Reviews in MediaLibrary 1.5.x Shop

-- @page { size: 8.27in 11.69in; margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } -->In this article we will see the interface users have for submitting Media reviews in MediaLibrary 1.5.x Shop.

In the website frontend (providing you have allowed it in the configuration), users can submit their own reviews of the Media in your MediaLibrary by clicking the [Add Review] button. On the Media details page, they are then presented with the following form:

 MediaLibrary - Submitting Media Reviews



Title for the user's Media review.


The user's text for the Media review.


The user's rating of the Media. Rating is required in order to save the



The CAPTCHA will only show for Guest users. If you specified Guest users are allowed to enter reviews at all of course in [Settings Frontend]. If the user enters a wrong CAPTCHA, the review is preserved through the session cookie of the user, so the user can try again without losing the typed review. Maximum 3 tries. 

See the article about MediaLibrary CAPTCHA and session save path in the Manuals section for explanation.


Saves the review. It will immediately show in the frontend.

Hide Review

Hides the [Add Review] form on the Media details page. When done, click [Save] to submit the review.

Review sorting:

Currently the User Submitted Media Reviews are sorted by date of entry. If you should desire a different sorting method, there is hack described in the Support Forums for achieving sorting by Review Title Or Review Text first word.


Completed Media Review

 MediaLibrary - Media Review


The review will now show in the Media detail page:

That's all for now. In the next article we will see how user Media reviews show up in the Administration backend.

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