27 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Numbers to Your WordPress Comments Layout

First thing you need to do is install and activate Greg’s Threaded Comment numbering plugin. After activating the plugin, go to Settings » Threaded Comment Numbering. Under the Styling Comment…

Continue Reading

06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

20 WordPress Plugins to Empower Your Community Website

Community participation creates a sense of belongingness among a site and its core readers. If you empower your readers, they’ll share their successes and experiences with others on your website which will help grow your readership…

Continue Reading

04 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Prevent Imposter Comments in WordPress

One of the issues we started noticing on our site was a group of spammers were commenting using our registered user’s username and email. It’s fairly easy to find both specially if a person has exchanged emails with you. This allowed a random…

Continue Reading

01 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Highlight & Style Post Author Comments in WordPress

WordPress has feature rich in-built commenting system. By default, it allow website visitors to comment on various posts and pages content. As a post author you can reply to any comment by adding own comments. In a post with lots of comments…

Continue Reading

11 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Blog Comment Examples and Best Practices

Commenting on blogs, particularly in your niche, can bring in traffic to your site and help build your profile and brand. This works if you add value to the post to the benefit of the readers of that post rather than spam the comments with links back to your site…

Continue Reading

24 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Get More Comments on Your WordPress Blog

Writing blogs is a great way to communicate your thoughts and opinions. One of the ways to know if you’re getting your message across is through the comments you receive on your WordPress blog. Blog comments can show how your content made an impact…

Continue Reading

14 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A WordPress Front End Comment Moderation Plugin Gives You Cleaner Admin Experience

The Thoughtful Comments plugin is a simple but handy comment moderation tool for those who like dealing with their comments from the front end of their sites (i.e. from the actual post page, not the back end administration area). Instead of poking…

Continue Reading

02 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Add a Rich Text Editor to WordPress Comments

Not every visitor to your WordPress site will be comfortable using markup. You can make it easier for people commenting by adding a rich text editor to the WordPress comment form. Rich Text Editor for Comments is a new plugin that…

Continue Reading

02 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress Spam Management

It is virtually unheard of for a WordPress blog to not receive some form of spam, which means that many users take advantage of the Akismet tool, a plugin included in WordPress that can be activated when you first install your blog software…

Continue Reading

01 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

6 Ways to Spice Up WordPress Comments

It’s a relatively simple process to add some flair to your blog comments these days. I want to look at 6 of the best free tools and give you a quick overview of the benefits of each. Let’s start with one you’ve likely heard of before…

Continue Reading

27 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Ban, Spam and Moderate Commenters Sitewide on WordPress Multisite

If you’ve ever administered a WordPress Multisite network, then you know how much of a problem spam and sploggers can be, especially when they decide to troll your entire network. A new plugin from Ipstenu aims to help network admins…

Continue Reading

17 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Getting Comment Info from the WordPress Database

An easy way for visitors to enter their emails is by commenting on a post. We did this recently for people to sign up for a notification email. Instead of using a plugin or custom function for a one-time email list…

Continue Reading

29 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Choosing The Best Comments Solution for Your Blog

Whether you want to receive feedback from readers, foster a community spirit or simply provide a way of collecting information for use in future posts, the use of comments in blogs can work wonders…

Continue Reading

19 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Add Comment Previews To Your WordPress Site Using jQuery

Adding a preview function to the comment section of your WordPress blog allows your readers to double check what they’re written before they actually post it…

Continue Reading

07 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Turn Comments off in WordPress

Last week I received an email from a person I had met at WordCamp Victoria asking a question you don’t get asked much in the world of WordPress: How do you turn comments off completely in a WordPress site? I have to admit…

Continue Reading

01 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WP Comment Word Filter – A New Premium WordPRess Plugin

Keep your comments clean of bad words, without moderating each comment! WP Comment Word Filter is a smart little plugin that does one thing – it filters certain words from the comments. Setting it up is super…

Continue Reading

28 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Engage With Your Readers With Livefyre

Livefyre is a 3rd party commenting service that replaces the default WordPress comment system. It has many great features such as the ability to sync discussions from Facebook and Twitter, logging in through a variety…

Continue Reading

31 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Guide to HTML Post Comments in WordPress

WordPress is great for blogs, and of course commenting is an essential part of blogging. Your blog readers can post comments with HTML tags. For their convenience, you can display a list of all allowed HTML tags…

Continue Reading

21 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

How To Add Facebook Comments To Your WordPress Website

I added Facebook comments to my blog a two months ago. It’s proven to be a popular addition to the site. Most people stay signed in to Facebook when they browse the web so it has encouraged more comments on posts…

Continue Reading

21 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Use Keyboard Shortcuts for WordPress Comment Moderation

Did you realize that you can use keyboard shortcuts to help you moderate comments on your site? Once you get used to it, you’ll never go back to using your mouse for this task…

Continue Reading