There’s plugins and widgets that allows you to list recent comments on your WordPress blog. But you know it, I like to avoid using many plugins and enjoy understand how things works. Here’s a nice code to display recent comments on your blog.
A fun part of customizing WordPress themes is designing a comments format which complements the rest of the site.This comment style was part of a very green-and-beige environmental blog which since received a makeover.
Happy new year! To get started with this new year, what about displaying a list of the 10 most commented posts of 2008 to your readers? That’s obviously a great way to give a second life to your old posts.
WordPress, like many other blog engines, uses the rel=”nofollow” attribute in comments for the so-called fight against spam. If this was a good idea, it is totally ineffective, and in addition, a link with this attribute will not receive any credit by Google when they rank websites.
When it comes to simpler user experience, having your form validation happen instantly on the same page is a lot cleaner than reloading pages and possibly losing some form content. In this tutorial I’ll show you how to use jQuery to do some instant checking on an example comment form.
This line of code prevents users from viewing comments.php by accident. This page is meant to be included in a post page, not separately. You could consider this a security measure. Inside the statement, you could insert any message you’d want to be displayed to the person viewing the comments.php file, preferably a die statement.
Subscribe to Comments 2.1 is a plugin that allows commenters on your blog to check a box before commenting and get e-mail notification of further comments. It is one of the most popular WordPress plugins out there for the simple reason that it helps foster a community around your blog by encouraging commenters to come back and stay engaged in the dialog.
Have you noticed while visiting some of your favorite blogs that many author comments are styled differently to help the authors comments to stand out? This is something that isn’t overly difficult to implement on your WordPress blog, so I decided to write a quick how-to post explaining how you can easily adjust your WordPress theme to display different styles for each author.
I use a simple comment validation hack on my site as a first defense against spam. The system uses what’s known as a Turing number, named after the mathematician Alan Turing. If you have ever signed up for an e-mail account at yahoo or gone to e-gold’s website, you know what I’m talking about.
As WpRecipes became one of the most popular WordPress related blogs, I had to face the problem of people inserting links in comments. Some links are relevant, but some aren’t at all. here is a solution to say goodbye to links in comments.
Altought it can be weird in some points because comments are an important part of a blog, I have read many user asking how they can get rid of the “comments” section on their WordPress theme. That’s very easy to do. Just read on.
Sometimes, it can be useful to automatically disable commenting on posts older than X days. There’s no built-in function in WordPress to do that, but if you still like to do it, just read this recipe.
Duplicate content is one of the most discussed topics in terms of SEO. Happilly, with the new rel=’canonical’ attribute, you can now reduce risks of duplicate content. Here is how to implement it for your comments pages, on your WordPress blog.
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