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Moderating your community

This guide includes many tips and tricks on how to get the most out of your moderation tools to keep your community commenting with minimal interruptions. In this Guide: Using the Moderation Panel​ ...

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Admin Roles and Permissions

The Disqus Admin provides access to different features, settings, and tools based on these user roles. See the chart below to understand which Admin navigation pages each role has access to: Org Owners can.....

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Dealing with spam

Disqus uses its own anti-spam software to smartly combat comment spam. It was designed to learn over time and becomes increasingly accurate with your moderation activity. Spammers are a prolific bunch, and thus...

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Using the "Ban User" and "Trust User" controls

Use the "Ban User" control to block spammers, offensive commenters and/or those who violate your commenting policy. This will block the user from posting future comments and give you the option to retroactively...

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Site Moderators

Site Moderators are the people in charge of managing and maintaining the commenting community for a given website or blog. They are the first person to contact if you're having trouble with moderation or abuse ...

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Guide to Forum Moderation

Moderating the discussions on your site helps keep conversations lively and engaging. But how do you know when it’s appropriate to ban users or delete comments? And how much forum moderation is too much? Here’s...

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User Reputation

User reputation enables you to make smarter decisions while moderating your community. Use it to help whitelist your regulars, welcome your newbies, encourage your lurkers, and investigate the troublemakers. ...

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Filtering Email Notifications

To filter email notifications appropriately within your email client, we'd recommend using the site's name within the body of the notification. In this example, you'd filter by the text "Explore Org". In Goo...

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How to add Admins and Moderators to your Organization

How to Add Admins to your Organization Admins can be added to an organization at the Disqus Admin > Settings > Admins page after selecting your desired organization. Click the "Add admin" button and en...

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User Flagging

If you've encountered a user that is breaking the Basic Rules of Disqus, use the "Report User" button to flag the account for Disqus attention. Go to the Disqus profile you want to report by clicking the...

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