Core plugin code migrated to Joomla 1.5/2.5 class model
Support for template overrides
Improved, accessible HTML output
Customizable voting controls (via Plugin Parameters)
Configurable plugin placement: before or after content and beginning with version 1.3 - anywhere on the page (triggered from template code)
Version 2.0 of the plugin is compatible with both 1.5 and 2.5 versions of Joomla!, however there will be no support for 1.5, new features will be only available in Joomla! 2.5 and higher.