Nov 23, 2011

Contemplating Disqus comment system ...


Just a quick note to tell you that, I'm contemplating installing Disqus commenting system on this blog. It seems, Blogger is not showing up comments as it should, there are signing in problems, and I've been told by people on twitter that they have tried commenting on this blog, but the comments just disappear after submission. Well, that is not good. Not good at all!

Disqus seems like a good alternative anti lets you manage comments from multiple blogs in one central location. This is going to be a real time saver. The one killer feature Blogger lacks is the ability to reply to comments from the admin panel. Disqus lets me do this and lot more. Also, I have been hearing a lot of good things about Disqus lately, a lot of high profile people are implementing Disqus commenting system on their blogs. I take this as a good sign, I don't want to make the switch and learn that the service is going away soon.

Disqus is importing all my Blogger comments to its database as I write this post. Check out the blog, see if you like the new commenting area, leave a comment, tell me what you think.

The one caveat I have with Disqus is that, it is trying to do more than what is necessary, too many features, and the commenting area looks a lot busier than what I am used to. Distraction?

Anyway, let us see how it goes.



Maldivian Finance Blog said...

this is good. waiting to show up something like this for a long time. blogger comment sucks when we cant reply to them.

//Sub/Corpus said...

Maldivian Finance Blog ::
What I miss mist is nested comments ...
I also miss that in Google+ ... :(

Lancey said...

I've disabled ID, I'm contemplating Disqus again but I'm uncertain if I want to use any comment service in the short term.

I'll need to post about the two services: I wanted to like ID, but it's very buggy-as you can tell. Disqus was solid but the style was lacking.

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