Channel Moderation

Discussion Invites

Discussion invitations are notifications to join a discussion in a channel. They look like this: Who can send them and how do you do it? When a new discussion is posted in a channel, the moderators of the chan...

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Getting Started With Your New Channel

Share your new channel on Channel Chat - Tell us about the new channel you just created! Or maybe you have an idea for a channel but are looking for some feedback first? Add a link to your channel in your p...

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How to Recruit Moderators to Your Channel

1. Start a discussion in your channel There's no easier way to recruit interested moderators than to tap directly into the community with a new discussion. In the discussion, it's important to note a couple ...

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How to Add Moderators to Your Channel

1. Click the Moderators tab in your channel's left sidebar. From here, you can manage the moderators who currently belong to your channel. 2. Enter the username and click Add and that's it!! It's THAT e...

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Deleting your channel

It's not possible to delete a channel you've created. However, you do have the option of resigning from the channel as a moderator so that you no longer receive new discussion notifications from the channel. Co...

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Can I Change the Name of My Channel?

At this time, it's not possible change the name of your channel after it has been created. You can also create a new channel with the name you desire at any time. Note: Discussions cannot be transferred to anot...

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How do I contact a channel's moderators?

It's not currently possible to privately message/contact the moderators of a channel. If you have a moderation question related to recent comment or discussion, check to see if there's an established process f...

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How Moderation Works on Disqus Channels

If someone creates a channel, they are responsible for maintaining it. Growing an active community takes a lot of work and moderation is an important component to this. Being a moderator is a volunteer position...

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Discussion Categories

Discussion categories help you carve out subtopics that you want discussions in your channel to follow. They also help readers get an clear idea of the direction of the discussion, simply by reading the categor...

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Creating Channel Logos

When you create a channel and enter the channel name, that name appears as a text logo on the top left of the page: After that, you can create a custom banner for your channel. But you may notice that your t...

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