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Web Integration Documentation on using Disqus on a website, utilizing the Universal Code and more advanced concepts. Mobile Integration - iOS, Android & Windows Phone How to integrate Disqus into mobile...

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What is a Disqus identifier?

A Disqus identifier is a unique string which is used to look up a page's thread in the Disqus system. Typically this is passed using the disqus_identifier JavaScript configuration variable. When Disqus-enabled...

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JavaScript configuration variables

Configuration variables are used as parameters for Disqus' behaviors and settings. They are defined within the HTML of the page on which Disqus is loaded. These variables must be defined on each page on which ...

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How do I load the same thread of comments on multiple pages?

Multiple pages can share the same thread of comments. This is done by implementing the same Disqus identifier on each page. Identifiers are implemented using the this.page.identifier JavaScript configuration v...

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Integrating Single Sign-On

Access to Single Sign-On (SSO) is currently available as an add-on for users with a Pro level subscription. If you would like to subscribe to Pro, you can do so in your subscription settings at Admin > Sett...

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SSO Debug Checklist

Access to Single Sign-On (SSO) is currently available as an add-on for users with a Pro level subscription. If you would like to subscribe to Pro, you can do so in your subscription settings at Admin > Sett...

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Does Disqus impact page load time?

Since our universal embed code is non-blocking, Disqus doesn't make any significant impact to a page's overall load time. In general, regarding overall page performance, we are always working hard to make sure...

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Javacript embed in native apps

Deprecated. An updated method for native app installation is in progress (8/21/2016). Subcribe to this issue for updates: https://github.com/disqus/DISQUS-API-Recipes/issues/22. Getting Started Using the ...

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Using Disqus on AJAX sites

Reloading a Disqus thread within an AJAX application is possible with the following code: DISQUS.reset({ reload: true, config: function () { this.page.identifier = "newidentifier"; th...

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Comments Export

Note: exports are designed for backup purposes only and do not follow the same format as our custom XML import format. Exports cannot be re-imported to other Disqus forums. To export your comments navigate...

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