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How To Batch Delete Spam Comments In WordPress?

Popular WordPress sites receive a large number of spam comments but most of them are stopped from getting published by plugins like Akismet and CAPTCHA. In this tutorial, we will show you how to quickly and easily batch delete spam comments in your WordPress site.

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How To Block Comments On Site By Site Basis In WordPress Multisite Network?

There are many ways of disabling comments in WordPress like you can enable the option (in Settings -> Discussions page) that users must be registered and logged in to comment on your website. Another option in Settings -> Discussions page allows you to automatically close comments on articles older than ‘x’ number of days.

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How To Easily Paginate Comments In WordPress?

There are a few disadvantages of showing large number of comments on one page. If your website gets a lot of comments then you must have noticed that the comments load slower than other content you have on that webpage and a long list of comments also make the navigation difficult for visitors who are willing to further the discussing by posting more comments. You can make long discussion easy by paginating the comments in multiple pages.

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How To Use Custom Comment Form Title On Per Post Basis In WordPress?

In general most WordPress themes uses “Leave A Reply” as comment form title which is good but sometimes bloggers like using some other custom titles and for that they dig into their theme files. You can better engage your website visitors and initiate their discussions with more meaningful titles in default WordPress comment forms, created on a post-by-post basis! This tutorial is on two good WordPress plugin with which you can edit comment form title more easily with better options.

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How To Enable Comment Editing For Unregistered WordPress Users?

Sometime after leabing comment on any website you must have felt the need of editing your comment, maybe due to some grammar or spelling mistake or regret of posting something idiotic. But unfortunately, most WordPress sites doesn’t provides the ability for anonymous users to edit their comments. The reason is, by default WordPress only provides this ability to site admins. In this tutorial, you will see how in a few clicks you can enable your anonymous and unregistered users to edit their comment.

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How To Enable @ Mentions Feature For WordPress Comments?

When posting a new comment, you can enable a new functionality for users to directly mention the author of another comment in WordPress. The feature is similar to popular Facebook and Twitter mentions, comments can use “@” symbol. Mention comment’s Authors by Wabeo lets you enable this functionality in a very easy way.

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How To Add User Ranking System In WordPress Comments?

Simple User Rank Comments provides you another easy way of increasing time on site using a simple game of competition. This new plugin creates and displays user rank titles based on there comment count. User ank is auto display after pseudo in comments.

How To Use Simple User Rank Comments Plugin?

The plugin is easy to use, simply install and activate it. After activation visit your admin area Dashbaord -> Comments -> All Ranks for modifying and creating new user ranks.

After adding ranks, click the ‘Save Changes’ button then open a post with comments and see how it looks like.

For manually adding user rank in your comment’s template file you can use the following code:

<?php if(function_exists('get_user_rank')) {
    echo get_user_rank();
} ?> 

How To Feature Or Bury Comments In WordPress?

You can highlight some good comments and feature them and that helps in encouraging your site visitors to comment and take part in ongoing discussions and at the same time it also enables you to discourage unwanted and useless comments, the comments which are not giving any value addition. This tutorial is on a cool WordPress plugin called Featured Comments, the plugin enables you to add “featured” or “buried” CSS class to some selected comments and you can very easily highlight comments which are adding some value to your blog post.

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How To Enable Any Shortcode In WordPress Comment Form?

The tutorial is on activating WordPress shortcodes functionality in comment’s form so that you can enable your commenters to use some shortcodes (assigned by you) while writing any comments on your website. Shortcode in Comment is a handy plugin for this. The plugin lets enable decide which shortcodes you would like to enable in the comment form.

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How To Disable WordPress Comments By Referers?

You can disable your website comments by referers which means you can ban visitors from some websites from viewing or adding comments to your website’s posts, pages etc.

How to disable comments by referer?

Disable Comments By Referer is the new WordPress plugin that lets you selectively disable comments for visitors coming from certain websites (e.g. reddit).

Install and activate the plugin then follow the given steps:

  1. Upon activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Discussion page
  2. Scroll down to ‘Referer Blacklist for Comments’ section (added at the very bottom of the page).
  3. Type the a comma-separated bare hostnames, (ex: www.reddit.com, news.ycombinator.com.) in the given text area as shown in following given screenshot:

That’s all. Save your settings and you are done. How it works?

If a visitor’s HTTP referer matches to one of the hosts you’ve blacklisted then the your post will look like as comments have been disabled on your website, neither existing comments nor the new comment form is displayed.

How To Disallow Commenters From Including Links In WordPress Comment Body?

Earlier we discussed how you can disable website field in WordPress comment form. Now this tutorial explains you how you can easily dis-allow your website commenter from including links in their main comment’s body.Automatic Comment SPAM Disable is the new WordPress plugin is the new WordPress plugin created for automatic deletion of comment spams and then delete them.

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How To Auto Convert Hate Comments Into Fan Comments In WordPress ?

Yes now you can automatically turn hate comments in to love comments in your WordPress blog. Glitterific Comment Translator is the new WordPress plugin that automatically turns hate comments into love comments, the plugin’s code is based on Danielle Sucher’s “Jailbreak the Patriarchy” and the Glitterific’s “Hatemail translator” Google Chrome extensions.

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How To Filter Comments That Haven’t Received Any Reply In WordPress ?

Now you can easily add a new comment filter in WordPress that simply lets you filter your admin comments that have not received a reply yet by any internal user in your website. It ignores pingbacks from loop and allows you to define a list with admin usernames would be answering.

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Easiest Way To Clean Unnecessary Tables In WordPress Database

WPDBTotalCleaner is the new WordPress plugin which provides you a very easy way to clean up unnecessary Database tables from your WordPress site. The plugin is simple, lightweight and is compatible with bot single and multisite WordPress installations.

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Override Default WordPress Recent Comments Widget To Display Avatars

Now you can easily (in just a click) override default WordPress recent comment widget to display avatars with it , just like P2 Theme’s recent comment widget. WP Recent Comments With Avatars is a lightweight but powerful WordPress plugin that automatically overrides default recent  comments in WordPress and adds an avatar display for visitor comments and quotes length of 50 characters.

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How To Add A Custom Message In WordPress Comment Form ?

You can easily display a custom message with your comment form and inform your commenters about your comment policy, encourage them to subscribe to follow up comments, site feed or newsletter, you can motivate them to comment on your website and more.

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