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Channels 101

Setup and Configuration How to Create a Channel Can I Change the Name of my Channel After I Created It? How to Create a Custom Banner for Your Channel Creating Channel Logos How to Delete a Disqus...

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Channel Help

NOTE: The channelhelp@disqus.com email address is no longer supported. Any Channels related support emails should be directed to this page. ​Welcome to your one-stop shop for anything a channel creator, modera...

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Basics of Owning a Disqus Channel

What can channel owners do that regular users can’t? Moderate comments: delete or mark comments as spam, ban users Discussions: edit, close and remove discussions Invite: invites to new discussions are s...

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How do I find channels on Disqus?

There are a couple of ways to find channels on Disqus. There's a channel for just about every topic on the Explore page. Here is a curated collection of popular channel sorted by their topic category inc...

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Community Guidelines

There are 2 types of rules for Disqus communities Disqus: Terms of Service (TOS) & Basic Rules Channel: Community Guidelines The Terms of Service & Basic Rules apply to all users and communit...

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Moderating Best Practices

Removing Discussions Off-topic and self-promoting/spam discussions are two things you may want to delete from your channel. We'd suggest these two simple steps to remedy such a situation: Close th...

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Channel Moderation Tools

How to Delete Discussions Method #1: Delete from the main channel feed Method #2: Delete from discussion page How to Close Discussions Simply choose Close Thread! How to Remove Spam There are two diff...

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Creating Discussions

How to Start a Discussion Create a discussion by clicking the "Discus" button on the main channel feed, any discussion page, or at the top right of any page on Disqus. How to Add Images Method #1: Upload Yo...

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Discussion Best Practices

What Should I Talk About? The most important thing is to be specific and include a question. This helps people better understand how to join the conversation. What's the Best Discussion Length? Discu...

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Creating a Custom Banner Background For Your Channel

Download this file containing the default channel templates: HERE! Not a design whiz? There are a bevy of great photos and designs to source from that are free to use. Here are some examples: Flickr C...

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