By default all WordPress comments are managed from admin area dashboard ‘Comments’ page. The page allows you to filter comments and pings but there is no option to filter comments by their specific post type.
Implementing a tabbed layout for various social commenting services such as Facebook, Google+ & Disqus etc in your WordPress website is easy.
In this lesson we will discuss about some simple but useful comment hacks used by Yoast team of WordPress developers. Using these hacks you can make comments management easier and perform some tasks more quickly and easily than you think. Continue reading Turn WordPress Comments More Bearable Using Hacks By Yoast
Earlier we have discussed about installing and configuring Disqus comment system in your WordPress site. We have also discussed about resolving the width and CSS issue that shows up on some WordPress themes when used with Disqus.
Now the next big issue experienced by new Disqus users is exporting old WordPress comments made with native WordPress comment functionality to Disqus commenting system.
So in this lesson we will show you how to export WordPress comments to Discus comment systeom. We will also talk about snycing comments between Disqus and WordPress so that you can download your Disqus comments and store them locally in WordPress. Continue reading Export & Sync Comments Between WordPress And Disqus Comment System
Disqus, the popular comment system we have discussed about sometimes causes a common display issue. Sometimes on some WordPress themes Disqus comment form appear wider than rest of the content. This can easily be fixed by inserting custom CSS under ‘disqus_thread’ CSS id.
First, you will be needing to figure out the width of the content area of your WordPress theme and then use custom CSS
How to insert custom CSS? One can insert custom CSS with some custom CSS inserter plugin or with Jetpack by WordPress.com’s edit CSS module that shows up on Appearance -> Edit CSS screen or by overriding custom CSS on your website’s child theme.
In this lesson we will show you how you can align your Discus comment box on Twenty Fourteen WordPress theme. Continue reading Fixing Up Disqus Comment Form Width On Twenty Fourteen WordPress Theme
Disqus is a third party featurefull commenting system for WordPress and other website frameworks. WordPress already provides you a built-in commenting system and it has its own commenting network which anyone can activate with Jetpack by WordPress.com plugin. Continue reading Installing & Configuring Disqus Comment System In WordPress
Now you can easily transform your WordPress native commenting functionality into AJAX based live discussion system.
WP Dialogue is the new WordPress plugin that uses all native features of WordPress commenting system and converts it to live and hence there are minimal chances of breaking on theme updates. See it live working here. Continue reading Convert Native WordPress Commenting System Into Live Discussion Functionality
WordPress comments settings are managed from your admin area dashboard Settings -> Discussions page. There are options that allows you to automatically close comments after a give number of days, you can completely turn off comments or make comment form available only for logged in users etc.
When a post with closed comments shows up on the frontend of your website, it automatically displays ‘Comments are closed’ notification to your website visitors. In this lesson you will learn how to hide this notification. Continue reading Easily Remove “Comments Are Closed” Text In WordPress
With live notification toaster for WordPress you can automatically notifies all online users on your website whenever any new comment published. Continue reading Display Live Notifications When New Comments Are Made In WordPress
The common draw bag of WordPress commenting system is that your users can know that their specific comment is replied only if they access that web page manually. Continue reading Send Notifications To Users Only When Their Specific Comment Is Replied In WordPress
Very few website owners are familiar with the built-in comment blacklist WordPress has. Default WordPress comment black list is located in your admin area dashboard Settings -> Discussion page. It accepts values (words) to identify spam on incoming comments. Continue reading Automatically Update Comment Blacklist On WordPress
Comments provide you a great route to engage your website visitors. As you become successful, your website starts to get more and more comments and it becomes hard to track unanswered ones. The reason is WordPress doesn’t provides you any option to filter unanswered comments. Continue reading Easily Filter Unanswered Comments In WordPress
Threaded commenting allows your commenters to reply each other’s comments on a blog post. By default WordPress supports threaded commenting with 5 levels deep i.e the original comment, its replies and then the replies to that comment and so on upto 5 levels. Continue reading Control Levels Of Threaded (Nested) Comments In WordPress
There are various options to turn all external links open in a new window but that is not useful for all WordPress site owners. Yesterday, a WordPress user emailed us asking how he can make only comment links to open in a new window. Continue reading Now Open WordPress Comment Links In A New Tab
Input fields like text box, select box, radio and checkbox can now easily be added to default WordPress comment form. Continue reading Easily Add Custom Fields To WordPress Comment Form
You can selectively disable comments on per user basis in WordPress. It means when editing any user, site admins can enable or disable the display of post comments on website. Continue reading Selectively Disable Comments On Per User Basis In WordPress
You must have observed various websites displaying a two columned comment form, as that looks more symmetrical on some websites. Now you can easily customize the default WordPress comment form and make it something other than default.
Most blog commenters comment only for building good backlinks from your website and hence result is you get most of the comments as ‘Nice post’, ‘Great post, ‘Thanks for writing up’, ‘Thank you for the post’ etc.
Default WordPress functionality shows all comments (in admin area) to all registered authors in your website. In this tutorial we will show you how you can restrict comment visibility in admin section so that authors can see only comments posted on their articles.
Ever thought of robotically notifying your website users and visitors after approving their comments in your WordPress site? Now you easily do so with new plugin by Niels Van Renselaar.
Comment toggle option not only improves your page loading time but Haris Tonjoo, a WordPress plugin developer says that this way you can keep your readers more focused on your post content.
There are many website owners who have noticed an increase in their Adsense income after hiding comments with a toggle button. It means that it also increases the focus on your after content advertisements.