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On October 12, 2011, in How To, by Josh Allanson

Turning on Comments

  • Click on Settings in the left hand menu and then select Discussion
  • Under Default article settings, check the box for “Allow people to post comments on new articles”
  • Configure the rest of the comment options how you want, and then hit Save Changes
  • The preceding steps only affect new posts, so in order to allow comments on old posts, you will have to open each post up individually
  • In the upper righthand corner of the Edit Post screen, click on Screen Options and check Discussion
  • Check Allow comments

Spam Prevention

  • Activate the Math Comment Spam Protection Plugin (See the Plugins and Widgets page for instructions on installing plugins)
  • Now non-authenticated users must answer a simple math question (2+2=4) to prove they are human while leaving comments.

Creating a Forum for your site (Note:  we are still testing this plugin and it is not yet installed)

  • Activate Simple:Press Plugin (See the Plugins and Widgets page for instructions on installing plugins)
  • Click on Forum in the left hand menu and then select Perform installation
  • After installation, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Go to Forum Admin
  • Click on Forums in the plugin and Create New Group
  • Click on Forums in the plugin and Create New Forum
  • There are many different settings and options, but at this point, your forum is ready for use
  • Visit your site and click on the forum link in the menu
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