Comments are the important factor of any blog. They creates a relation between site admin and readers. Readers tell you about positive and negative points of your site through comments. Although WordPress built in comment system is too good but due to the spamming and some other issues. You should switch out to the 3rd party app like Facebook or Disqus. Disqus is become most popular 3rd party commenting app these days. Which is growing up day by day. Almost all famous websites are start using the disqus comment system on their blog. In this article we will show you how to Install Disqus Comment System in WordPress blog.
Benefits of Disqus Comment System
Disqus is seo friendly Commenting System. If you think that after Installing Disqus Comment System it will increase the page load time don’t worry about this. Disqus is a spam free WordPress plugin. You don’t need to use Akismet or other plugin anymore. Before commenting on a blog you need to sign in to Disqus. You can use your social accounts for this purpose. It has a quick moderation system you can easily block abusive comments from admin panel.
Install Discus Comment System in WordPress
The installation process of disqus comment system on WordPress is so easy even a beginner can do it. First of all go to Disqus website make a new account if you don’t have yet. After logging on the Disqus website, click on “For Websites” and then click on “Add Disqus to Your Site” button.
On next window fill your site website information. Enter your website title on the first row and then enter a URL for your website. By going to the unique URL you can configure site moderation tools and settings. At last Lastly select your site category from a list. After filling the site profile information hit “Finish Registration” button.
After hitting the registration button disqus will ask you to choose your blogging platform. The answer is easy, simply select WordPress as your blogging platform and on the page it will guide you how to install Disqus Comment Plugin on your WordPress blog.
Now its time to install a Disqus comment plugin on your WordPress site. Simply go to Plugins > Add New. Search disqus comment system plugin then install and activate it. Now go to Comments > Disqus and fill your login details to connect your blog with Disqus website.
After logging in it will show you all your sites which is connected with your disqus account. Select your right domain and click on the next button to finish the setup.
Export Old WordPress Comments in Disqus
On next page disqus will telling you that its installed successfully on your blog. If you have old comments on your blog you can export those comments in Disqus by clicking on it. For more information see image below.
After clicking on the export them link you will be go to the plugin setting page. where you can import or export your old comments in to the disqus. You can also access export page by going to Comments > Disqus and click on the plugin settings option.
Now you have successfully installed disqus Comment system on your blog. Simply open any post of your website and you’ll see that disqus is start showing on your website. In order to moderate comments simply go to Comments > Disqus. On that page you will find a button which will lift you to the administration page on Disqus. Where you can spam, approve or delete comments.
We hope this article help you to add Disqus Comment System in WordPress Site. If you know any 3rd party application which is better than this one. Please share with us by commenting below.