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Is there a way to create a "Digg" like site in Drupal. Basically I want to create a site based in "social voting". The users should be able to vote on specific items and based on this "democratic" behaviour the popularity of that particular item would be determined. I did come across a module "drigg" but was not too impressed with it. Any other alternatives ?

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You should check on the voting api and maybe fivestar if you need a rating system. As MPD suggested, Flag could be helpful too for this. But for a digg like site,... I think your safest bet might be Vote Up/Down. Then of course, you'd need to create views to display the front page, or each different category based on how many votes your users submit.

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  • We make a Digg like site that we use to have our employees vote on the next features of our product. We use both the Vote UP/Down module and the voting api module.
    – Mayday
    Aug 22, 2012 at 21:45
  • Have you tried the D7 version of Vote Up/Down? I have been turend off by the fact that it doesn't have a public dev version yet.
    – mpdonadio
    Aug 23, 2012 at 0:20
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An easy solution is to use the Flag module to create your votes. Then you can make a View, sorted by flags and potentially with other criteria (like date windows). You may also be able fold in criteria based on Radioactivity.

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For historical reason I'd like to mention the Drigg module and the now defunct Drigg site aimed to build Digg in Drupal.

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