Tag: WordPress Comments

WordPress Authors and Comments on Their Posts

Comments Authors

We had a question this week from a PublishPress customer who wanted to understand the relationship between authors and their WordPress posts. They wanted to know if authors could see – or perhaps even manage – comments on other people's posts.

This tutorial is a guide to understanding the control that users have over comments on posts they have written. You can also follow this link if you want a guide to moderating comments in WordPress.

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How to Enable Lazy Loading for WordPress Comments

Lazy Loading Comments

“Lazy Loading” is a technique that helps the important parts of your site load quickly for visitors.

Lazy Loading makes sure that page elements that are non-critical will load after the more important elements.

Imagine you open an article you want to read on the internet. Usually, you would start at the title and perhaps eventually read down to the comments. It makes perfect sense to load the title first and then load the comments later.

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How to Create a Glossary in WordPress

Glossary

The Glossary plugin allows you to create a glossary on your WordPress site. This can be very useful feature for your visitors, particularly if you work in an industry with lots of jargon or unusual words.

The Glossary plugin allows you to automatically create links from words to the corresponding term page in the glossary. So if you define the word “server” in your glossary, this plugin can automatically link any occurrences to the glossary definition.

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How to Create a WordPress Table of Contents for a Post

Table Of Contents

If you write really long articles in WordPress, it can very helpful to have a table of contents at the top of the post.

This table of contents is as a quick summary so readers can scan the content and perhaps jump down to a topic they're really interested in.

In this post, I'll show you two ways to add a table of contents to your WordPress site. The first method will use the new Gutenberg editor. The second method will use the old Classic Editor.

Oh, and if you want a live demo of what we're taking about, check out this table of contents. We generated it for this post, using Method #1:

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How to Migrate WordPress Comments Away From Disqus

If you haven't heard the announcement, Disqus, is going to start charging $10 per month, per site.

Disqus is one of the most popular commenting systems in the world. However, they have a terrible attitude towards customers.

OSTraining covered the awful rollout of Disqus' “Reveal” advertising platform. WPBeginner wrote a rundown of some major problems with Disqus, which include inserting affiliate links and sponsored comments without permission.

Now, with just a few weeks notice, they're going to charge $10 per site per month, or require you run their awful ads on your site. Here's what the ads look like:

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