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Old 02-08-2011, 03:25 PM
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New Comments System For News

We've implemented a new comments system for our news portal, provided by Disqus. Lots of large news sites use it, including Engadget, CNN, TechCrunch, FoxNews, IGN, etc.

The biggest downside is that it appears that you can't use your PPCG account to post a comment. Instead, you have to link to your Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, or Disqus account. Or you can post as a guest and provide an email address.

We'll try this out for a little while and see how it goes.

You can also Like or Dislike articles.

EDIT: All of the old comments also need to be imported into this new system, so they'll eventually show back up.
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Old 02-08-2011, 03:34 PM
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Re: New Comments System For News

I think it's better! Gives more features and makes it even more fun Thanks Frosty!
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Old 02-09-2011, 05:01 PM
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Re: New Comments System For News

Disqus isn't very mobile device friendly or at least not WM device friendly. i posted issues that I'm having with the current comment system in this thread:

http://forum.ppcgeeks.com/site-comme...-new-post.html
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Old 02-10-2011, 03:08 PM
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Re: New Comments System For News

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The biggest downside is that it appears that you can't use your PPCG account to post a comment. Instead, you have to link to your Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, or Disqus account. Or you can post as a guest and provide an email address.
That is a H U G E downside. Other than that it looks great.
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:08 PM
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Re: New Comments System For News

Hate having to logon every time I want to post...

Looks nice but, it sinks that my account on this site is worthless when it comes to that page. Anyone from any site can just post there.
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Re: New Comments System For News

it seems to save my twitter login. im having no issues yet!
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In addition to the problems I've been hearing about with it not working in Windows Mobile, it doesn't seem to work on a computer either. I don't want to post as a guest, I'd just like to post from my PPCGeeks account lilke normal like in the old system (and no, I don't have a Yahoo!, OpenID, Facebook, Disgust, or Twitter account).

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Re: New Comments System For News

I went back to the old comments system that we had for a few minutes before we went with Disqus. This one lets you post like you used to do, plus it does threaded comments when you reply directly to someone's comment.
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Re: New Comments System For News

I've tried using it from currently from a PC and my phone, works perfect and took me less than a minute to register
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I've tried using it from currently from a PC and my phone, works perfect and took me less than a minute to register
You mean its somethin' else you've gotta register for?

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