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Engage Launch Pad

Getting started Engage by Disqus is the easiest-to-use and feature-rich commenting and community platform for publishers. Engage offers robust administrative and moderation tools to help you keep your commu...

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Adding Disqus to your site

Getting started Disqus has many integrations available which make installation easy. The most popular integrations also come with built-in importing and syncing tools so you can bring in your old comments as...

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Publisher Quick Start Guide

Note: if you are not a moderator of any forum or you are currently logged out of Disqus, you will get redirected to this page when trying to access the admin panel. Below is how you can create a Disqus forum, i...

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What's a shortname?

A shortname is the unique identifier assigned to a Disqus site. All the comments posted to a site are referenced with the shortname. The shortname tells Disqus to load only your site's comments, as well as the ...

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Registering a new forum

Registering your first forum First-time Disqus users can register a forum with just a few pieces of information: Registered Disqus account Site URL Site name Forum shortname If you already h...

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Universal Embed Code

Disqus can be installed on virtually any website using the universal JavaScript embed code. The following documentation is meant for developers only. Disqus also provides installation instructions for dozens of...

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Can I use Disqus as a forum?

On Disqus, there are two different ways to facilitate Discussions and encourage conversation: Engage and Channels. Engage is an embed that is designed to be used on a website, and Channels are like forums that ...

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Can Disqus be used on WordPress.com?

Disqus can currently be used only on self-hosted WordPress sites (i.e., using the WordPress.org software); WordPress does not allow plugins on WordPress.com-hosted sites. Per WordPress' documentation on plugins...

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Available integrations

Below is a list of all available website platform integrations for Disqus. Popular integrations Wordpress Blogger Tumblr Squarespace Hubspot Wix Ghost Jekyll Typepad Movable Type D...

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Manually install Disqus on WordPress

If the Disqus WordPress (WP) plugin isn't functioning properly within your theme, you have the alternative option of installing Disqus manually using our Universal Embed code. The following functionality is no...

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