Community Tips

Site Profiles

In addition to the comment threads on their pages, each site using Disqus will also have a Site Profile. The site profile is where users may: Follow the site View active discussions created by that Site ...

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Customizing comment count link text

Comment count link text can be customized at your Disqus admin's Settings > Community page. Example scenario: Some websites show comment counts in a small circle or square and thus remove everything but the...

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How to use trusted domains

Overview Trusted domains are set by websites to specify which domains are allowed to create and load new threads with the Disqus javascript embed. As a site owner it's highly recommended that you set at leas...

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Discovery

Discovery is a recommendation engine that helps drive traffic to pages within your site. Enabling Discovery To start showing recommended links within your site, go to your Disqus Admin, click Settings > G...

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Site identity information

Overview In your site settings there are a few options available to provide your site identity. These include: Website name Simply the name of your site. This will show up in Disqus feeds, Email notific...

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Resetting the Disqus plugin in Wordpress

If you need to change the Disqus shortname being used on your WordPress site, you'll need to reset the Disqus plugin. login in as admin for your WordPress site click on "Comments" in the admin sidebar ...

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Default avatars for communities

As a site administrator you can add a default avatar for commenters who don't have their own yet. This adds a nice touch to the Disqus embed to make it feel like a part of the community. To override the defaul...

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Introducing the Discussions Editor and F.A.Q.

The Discussions Editor allows you to 1-click update attributes of any discussion on your site. For example, you might update the title or link associated with a discussion after updating it on your site itself....

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